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Katherine Mary Johnson MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
AddressUMass Memorial Medical Center
119 Belmont St, JB2.005
Worcester MA 01605
Phone508-334-9189
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology


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    Yale University, New Haven, CT, United StatesBS
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United StatesMD

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    1. Al-Obaidi MM, Gungor AB, Nematollahi S, Zangeneh TT, Bedrick EJ, Johnson KM, Low-Adegbija NE, Alam R, Rangan P, William Heise C, Ariyamuthu VK, Shetty A, Qannus AA, Murugapandian S, Ayvaci MMS, Anand PM, Tanriover B. Effectiveness of Casirivimab-Imdevimab Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Among High-Risk Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 B.1.617.2 (Delta Variant) Infection. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jul; 9(7):ofac186. PMID: 35791354.
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    2. Johnson KM, Thai A, Kington S. The enduring impact of birth: Women's birth perceptions, postpartum depressive symptoms, and postpartum depression risk. Birth. 2022 Sep; 49(3):455-463. PMID: 35060175.
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    3. Johnson KM, Specht AJ, Hart JM, Salahuddin S, Erlinger AL, Hacker MR, Woolf AD, Hauptman M, Karumanchi SA, O'Brien K, Wylie BJ. Risk-Factor Based Lead Screening and Correlation with Blood Lead Levels in Pregnancy. Matern Child Health J. 2022 Jan; 26(1):185-192. PMID: 35020085.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    4. Lederer AM, Johnson KM, Liddell JL, Sheffield S. The Multimethod Evaluation of a Curricular Intervention Intended to Reduce Sexual Violence on a College Campus: A Synthesis of Findings and Lessons Learned. Health Promot Pract. 2021 Nov 08; 15248399211050349. PMID: 34743629.
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    5. Johnson KM, Zash R, Modest AM, Luckett R, Diseko M, Mmalane M, Makhema J, Ramogola-Masire D, Wylie BJ, Shapiro R. Anti-hypertensive use for non-severe gestational hypertension in Botswana: A case-control study. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2022 Mar; 156(3):481-487. PMID: 34196980.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Burton KM, Johnson KM, Krueger EW, Razidlo GL, McNiven MA. Distinct forms of the actin cross-linking protein ?-actinin support macropinosome internalization and trafficking. Mol Biol Cell. 2021 07 15; 32(15):1393-1407. PMID: 34010028.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    7. Johnson KM, Smith L, Modest AM, Salahuddin S, Karumanchi SA, Rana S, Young BC. Angiogenic factors and prediction for ischemic placental disease in future pregnancies. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2021 Aug; 25:12-17. PMID: 34020330.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Cao H, Qiang L, Chen J, Johnson KM, McNiven MA, Razidlo GL. Synergistic metalloproteinase-based remodeling of matrix by pancreatic tumor and stromal cells. PLoS One. 2021; 16(3):e0248111. PMID: 33740019.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    9. Modest AM, Johnson KM, Aluko A, Joshi A, Wise LA, Fox MP, Hacker MR, Sakkas D. Elevated serum progesterone during in vitro fertilization treatment and the risk of ischemic placental disease. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2021 Jun; 24:7-12. PMID: 33618055.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Shainker SA, Coleman B, Timor-Tritsch IE, Bhide A, Bromley B, Cahill AG, Gandhi M, Hecht JL, Johnson KM, Levine D, Mastrobattista J, Philips J, Platt LD, Shamshirsaz AA, Shipp TD, Silver RM, Simpson LL, Copel JA, Abuhamad A. Special Report of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Placenta Accreta Spectrum Ultrasound Marker Task Force: Consensus on definition of markers and approach to the ultrasound examination in pregnancies at risk for placenta accreta spectrum. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 01; 224(1):B2-B14. PMID: 33386103.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Schulze RJ, Krueger EW, Weller SG, Johnson KM, Casey CA, Schott MB, McNiven MA. Direct lysosome-based autophagy of lipid droplets in hepatocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 12 22; 117(51):32443-32452. PMID: 33288726.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    12. Johnson KM, Lederer AM, Liddell JL, Sheffield S, McCraw A. Teaching to Impact Sexual Violence? The Evaluation of a Curricular Intervention for First-Year College Students. Am J Health Promot. 2021 03; 35(3):438-441. PMID: 33084379.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Rozeveld CN, Johnson KM, Zhang L, Razidlo GL. KRAS Controls Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lipid Metabolism and Invasive Potential through the Lipase HSL. Cancer Res. 2020 11 15; 80(22):4932-4945. PMID: 32816911.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Greil AL, Johnson KM, McQuillan J, Shreffler KM, Leyser-Whalen O, Lowry M. Does Self-Identifying as Having a Health Problem Precede Medical Contact? The Case of Infertility. Sociol Focus. 2020; 53(3):236-253. PMID: 33100410.
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    15. Johnson KM, Specht AJ, Hart JM, Salahuddin S, Erlinger AL, Hacker MR, Woolf AD, Hauptman M, Karumanchi SA, Wylie BJ, O'Brien K. Lead exposure and association with angiogenic factors and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2020 Oct; 22:93-98. PMID: 32763807.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Johnson KM, Hacker MR, Thornton K, Young BC, Modest AM. Association between in vitro fertilization and ischemic placental disease by gestational age. Fertil Steril. 2020 09; 114(3):579-586. PMID: 32709377.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Modest AM, Toth TL, Johnson KM, Shainker SA. Placenta Accreta Spectrum: In Vitro Fertilization and Non-In Vitro Fertilization and Placenta Accreta Spectrum in a Massachusetts Cohort. Am J Perinatol. 2021 12; 38(14):1533-1539. PMID: 32623707.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Liff I, Zash R, Mingochi D, Gaonakala FT, Diseko M, Mayondi G, Johnson K, James K, Makhema J, Shapiro R, Wylie BJ. Mid-trimester cervical length not associated with HIV status among pregnant women in Botswana. PLoS One. 2020; 15(3):e0229500. PMID: 32160214.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    19. Burton KM, Cao H, Chen J, Qiang L, Krueger EW, Johnson KM, Bamlet WR, Zhang L, McNiven MA, Razidlo GL. Dynamin 2 interacts with ?-actinin 4 to drive tumor cell invasion. Mol Biol Cell. 2020 03 15; 31(6):439-451. PMID: 31967944.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    20. Modest AM, Johnson KM, Karumanchi SA, Resetkova N, Young BC, Fox MP, Wise LA, Hacker MR. Risk of ischemic placental disease is increased following in vitro fertilization with oocyte donation: a retrospective cohort study. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2019 Sep; 36(9):1917-1926. PMID: 31359234.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Greil AL, Johnson KM, Lowry MH, McQuillan J, Slauson-Blevins KS. Degrees of Medicalization: The Case of Infertility Health-Seeking. Sociol Q. 2020; 61(2):347-365. PMID: 32863442.
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    22. Luckett R, Barak T, Anderson S, Kalenga K, Johnson K, Molina RL, Clune E, Mmalane M, Makhema J, Ricciotti HA, Scott J. Promoting Health Equity Through Purposeful Design and Professionalization of Resident Global Health Electives in Obstetrics and Gynecology. J Surg Educ. 2019 Nov - Dec; 76(6):1594-1604. PMID: 31160212.
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    23. Johnson KM, Hacker MR, Resetkova N, O'Brien B, Modest AM. Risk of ischemic placental disease in fresh and frozen embryo transfer cycles. Fertil Steril. 2019 04; 111(4):714-721. PMID: 30826115.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    24. Leyser-Whalen O, Greil AL, McQuillan J, Johnson KM, Shrefffler KM. 'Just because a doctor says something, doesn't mean that [it] will happen': self-perception as having a Fertility Problem among Infertility Patients. Sociol Health Illn. 2018 03; 40(3):445-462. PMID: 29280501.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Johnson KM, Paley FM, Modest AM, Hacker MR, Shaughnessy S, Ricciotti HA, Scott J. An assessment of depression, psychosocial factors, and resilience among women seeking prenatal care at an urban community health center. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2018 Feb; 140(2):153-158. PMID: 29055046.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Johnson KM. Contingent maternities? Maternal claims-making in third party reproduction. Sociol Health Illn. 2017 11; 39(8):1349-1364. PMID: 28594091.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Johnson KM, Shainker SA, Estroff JA, Ralston SJ. Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Epulis: Implications for Delivery. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Feb; 36(2):449-451. PMID: 28026880.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Johnson KM, Zash R, Haviland MJ, Hacker MR, Luckett R, Diseko M, Mayondi G, Shapiro R. Hypertensive disease in pregnancy in Botswana: Prevalence and impact on perinatal outcomes. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2016 Oct; 6(4):418-422. PMID: 27939493.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Simon RM, Johnson KM, Liddell J. Amount, Source, and Quality of Support as Predictors of Women's Birth Evaluations. Birth. 2016 09; 43(3):226-32. PMID: 26991407.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Greil AL, Slauson-Blevins KS, Shreffler KM, Johnson KM, Lowry MH, Burch AR, McQuillan J. Decline in ethical concerns about reproductive technologies among a representative sample of US women. Public Underst Sci. 2017 10; 26(7):789-805. PMID: 26817853.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Johnson KM, Dodge LE, Hacker MR, Ricciotti HA. Perspectives on family planning services among adolescents at a Boston community health center. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Apr; 28(2):84-90. PMID: 25850588.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Johnson KM. Making families: organizational boundary work in US egg and sperm donation. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Dec; 99:64-71. PMID: 24355472.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    33. Johnson KM, Fledderjohann J. Revisiting "her" infertility: medicalized embodiment, self-identification and distress. Soc Sci Med. 2012 Sep; 75(5):883-91. PMID: 22647565.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Scheuble LK, Johnson DR, Johnson KM. Marital Name Changing Attitudes and Plans of College Students: Comparing Change Over Time and Across Regions. Sex Roles. 2012 Feb 01; 66(3-4):282-292. PMID: 25249711.
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    35. Greil AL, McQuillan J, Shreffler KM, Johnson KM, Slauson-Blevins KS. Race-ethnicity and medical services for infertility: stratified reproduction in a population-based sample of U.S. women. J Health Soc Behav. 2011 Dec; 52(4):493-509. PMID: 22031500.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Johnson KM. Fertility clinic, egg donation agency, and sperm bank policies. Fertil Steril. 2011 Oct; 96(4):877-9. PMID: 21843887.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Greil AL, Johnson KM, McQuillan J, Lacy N. Are prior pregnancy outcomes relevant for models of fertility-specific distress or infertility helpseeking? Hum Fertil (Camb). 2011 Sep; 14(3):160-6. PMID: 21732891.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Greil A, McQuillan J, Benjamins M, Johnson DR, Johnson KM, Heinz CR. Specifying the effects of religion on medical helpseeking: the case of infertility. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Aug; 71(4):734-42. PMID: 20547437.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Liu X, Ong HL, Pani B, Johnson K, Swaim WB, Singh B, Ambudkar I. Effect of cell swelling on ER/PM junctional interactions and channel assembly involved in SOCE. Cell Calcium. 2010 Jun; 47(6):491-9. PMID: 20488539.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    40. Johnson KM, Johnson DR. Partnered Decisions? U.S. Couples and Medical Help-seeking for Infertility. Fam Relat. 2009 Oct 01; 58(4):431-444. PMID: 20160961.
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    41. Greil AL, McQuillan J, Johnson K, Slauson-Blevins K, Shreffler KM. The hidden infertile: infertile women without pregnancy intent in the United States. Fertil Steril. 2010 Apr; 93(6):2080-3. PMID: 19782354.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Cartiera MS, Johnson KM, Rajendran V, Caplan MJ, Saltzman WM. The uptake and intracellular fate of PLGA nanoparticles in epithelial cells. Biomaterials. 2009 May; 30(14):2790-8. PMID: 19232712.
      Citations: 105     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    43. Johnson KM, Kines RC, Roberts JN, Lowy DR, Schiller JT, Day PM. Role of heparan sulfate in attachment to and infection of the murine female genital tract by human papillomavirus. J Virol. 2009 Mar; 83(5):2067-74. PMID: 19073722.
      Citations: 132     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    44. King M, McKeown E, Warner J, Ramsay A, Johnson K, Cort C, Wright L, Blizard R, Davidson O. Mental health and quality of life of gay men and lesbians in England and Wales: controlled, cross-sectional study. Br J Psychiatry. 2003 Dec; 183:552-8. PMID: 14645028.
      Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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