Judith Chung

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Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
School of Medicine


M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1996
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2009, Health Services

Phone: (714) 456-8695
Fax: 714-456-7091
Email: judithc@hs.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 W City Tower
Suite 1400
Mail Code: 3200
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Diabetes in pregnancy, hospital site of delivery for high risk pregnancies, clinical research design
Academic Distinctions
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Fellows Plenary Judge 2020

Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Quilligan Scholar Mentor 2020

Orange County Physician of Excellence, Orange Coast Magazine 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

Kirk A. Keegan, Jr, MD Resident Teaching Award, University of California, Irvine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017

Poster Contest Winner, Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospitalists, 1st Annual Clinical Meeting, Boulder, Colorado 2016

Outstanding Reviewer (Top 5%), American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011

Outstanding Reviewer (Top 5%), American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010

1st Annual Kirk A. Keegan, Jr, MD Resident Teaching Award, University of
California, Irvine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008

Blue Ribbon Poster Presentation, American College of Obstetrics and
Gynecology, 56th Annual Clinical Meeting, San Diego, CA 2008
Publications
1. Chung JH, Gikakis N, Rao AK, Drake TA, Colman RW, Edmunds LH, Jr. Pericardial blood activates the extrinsic coagulation pathway during clinical cardiopulmonary bypass. Circulation 1996;93:2014-8. PMID: 8640976

2. Coukos G, Makrigiannakis A, Chung J, Rubin SC, Benjamin I. Complete hydatidiform mole: a disease changing profile. J Reprod Med 1999;44:698-704. PMID:10483540

3. Chung JH, Huang WH, Rumney PJ, Garite TJ, Nageotte MP. A prospective randomized control trial comparing misoprostol, foley catheter, and combination misoprostol-foley catheter for labor induction. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003;189:1031-5. PMID: 14586350

4. Chung JH, Boscardin WJ, Garite TJ, Lagrew DC, Porto M. Ethnic differences in birth weight by gestational age – at least a partial explanation for the Latino epidemiological paradox? Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003;89:1058-62. PMID: 14586355

5. Chung JH, Garite TJ, Kirk AM, Hollard AL, Wing DA, Lagrew DC. Intrinsic racial differences in the risk of cesarean delivery are not explained by differences in caregivers or hospital site delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006;194:1323-8. PMID: 16647917

6. Chung JH, Voss KJ, Caughey AB, Wing DA, Henderson EJD, Major CA. Role of patient education level in predicting macrosomia among women with gestational diabetes mellitus. J Perinatol 2006;26:328-32. PMID: 16642026

7. Hollard AL, Wing, DA, Chung JH, Rumney PJ, Saul L, Nageotte MP, Lagrew D. Ethnic disparity in the success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2006;19:483-7. PMID:16966113

8. Battista L, Chung JH, Lagrew DC, Wing DA. Complications of labor induction among multiparous women in a community-based hospital system. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007;197:241.e1-241.e7. PMID:17826404

9. Eshanipoor RM, Chung JH, Clock CA, McNulty JA, Wing DA. A Retrospective Review of Ampicillin-Sulbactam and Amoxicillin-Clavulanate versus Cefazolin/Cephalexin and Erythromycin in the Setting of Preterm Premature Rupture Membranes: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;198:e54-e56. PMID:18455521

10. Wing DA, Rumney PJ, Preslicka C, Chung, JH. Daily cranberry juice for the prevention of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy: a randomized, controlled pilot study. J Urol 2008;180:1367-72. PMID: 18707726

11. Cheng YW, Chung JH, Kurbisch-Block I, Inturrisi M, Shafer S, Caughey AB. Gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes mellitus: perinatal outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112:1015-22. PMID:18978100

12. Clock CA, Kurtzman J, White J, Chung JH. Delivery mode after successful cephalic version: a matched retrospective analysis. J Perinatol 2009;29:96-100. PMID: 19129796

13. Chung JH, Norton C, Emil S. Sour Grapes: Ultrasound abnormalities spurred delivery and neonatal surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;201:332.e1-2. PMID: 19398096

14. Winovitch KC, Wing DA, Lagrew DC, Chung JH. The Risk of Acute Neonatal Morbidities in the Delivery Room After Primary Cesarean at Term: Influence of labor and stage. J Perinatol 2009;26:545-51. PMID: 19452426

15. Rajan PV, Chung JH, Porto M, Wing DA. Correlation of increased fetal asymmetry with shoulder dystocia in the nondiabetic woman with suspected macrosomia. J Reprod Med. 2009;54:478-82. PMID: 19769192

16. Wu J, Ren C, Delfino RJ, Chung J, Wilhelm-Turner M, Ritz B. Association between Local Traffic-Generated Air Pollution and Preeclampsia and Preterm Delivery in the South Coast Air Basin of California. Environ Health Perspect 2009;11:1773-9. PMID: 20049131

17. Hatfield T, Caughey AB, Lagrew DC, Heintz R, Chung JH. The use of ultrasound to detect small for gestational age infants in patients with elevated human chorionic gonadotropin on maternal serum screening. J Perinatol 2010;27:173-80. PMID:
19742421

18. Chung JH, Phibbs CS, Boscardin WJ, Kominski GF, Ortega, AN, Needleman J. The Effect of Neonatal Intensive Care Level and Hospital Volume on Mortality of Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Med Care 2010;48:635-44. PMID: 20548252

19. Chung JH, Phibbs CS, WJ Boscardin, GF Kominski, AN Ortega, KD Gregory, GF Kominski. Examining the Effect of Hospital-Level Factors on Mortality of Very Low Birth Weight Infants using Multilevel Modeling. J Perinatol 2011;31:770-775. PMID: 21494232

20. Wu J, Wilhelm M, Chung J, Ritz B. Comparing exposure assessment methods for traffic-related air pollution in an adverse pregnancy outcome study. Environ Res
2011;111(5):685-92. PMID:21453913

21. Ehsanipoor R, Arora N, Wing DA, Lagrew DC, Chung JH. Twin versus singleton pregnancies complicated by preterm premature rupture of membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonat Med 2012;25(6):658-61. PMID:21736498

22. Chung JH, Farinelli C, Porto M, Major CA. Fetal epignathus: The case of an early EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment). Obstet Gynecol 2012;119(2Pt2):466-70. PMID:22270441

23. Chung JH, Melsop KA, Caughey AB, Gilbert WM, Walker CK, Main EK. Increasing Pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index is Predictive of a Progressive Escalation in Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonat Med 2012;25(9):1635-9. PMID 22185383

24. Cheng YW, Chung JH, Block-Kurbisch I, Inturrisi M, Caughey AB. Treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus: glyburide compared to subcutaneous insulin therapy and associated perinatal outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012;25(4):379-84. PMID: 21631239 PMCID: PMC3443974

25. Chung JH, Pelayo R, Hatfield TJ, Speir VJ, Wu J, Caughey AB. Limitations of the Fetal Anatomic Survey via Ultrasound in the Obese Obstetrical Population. J Matern Fetal Neonat Med 2012;25(10):1945-9. PMID 22384816

26. Laurent O, Wu J, Li L, Chung J, Bartell S. Investigating the association between birth weight and complementary air pollution metrics: a cohort study. Environ Health 2013;12:18. PMID 23413962

27. Swank ML, Caughey AB, Farinelli CK, Main EK, Melsop KA, Gilbert WM, Chung JH. The Impact of Change in Pregnancy Body Mass Index on Cesarean Delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonat Med. 2013 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24047475

28. Swank ML, Caughey AB, Farinelli CK, Main EK, Melsop KA, Gilbert WM, Chung JH. The Impact of Change in Pregnancy Body Mass Index on the Development of Gestational Hypertensive Disorders. J Perinatol. Accepted for publication, 2013 Nov 20.

29. Serra A, Fong A, Chung JH. A Gut-Wrenching Feeling: Pregnancy Complicated by Massive Ventral Hernia with Bowel Obstruction. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Accepted for publication, 2014 March 3.

30. Swank ML, Caughey AB, Farinelli CK, Main EK, Melsop KA, Gilbert WM, Chung JH. The impact of change in pregnancy body mass index on macrosomia. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Sep;22(9):1997-2002. PMID: 24890506

31. Fong A, Wu E, Pan D, Chung JH, Ogunyemi DA. Temporal Trends and Morbidities of Vacuum, Forceps, and Combined Use of Both. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014 Dec;27(18):1886-91. PMID:24635372

32. Swank ML, Marshall NE, Caughey AB, Main EK, Gilbert WM, Melsop KA, Chung JH. Pregnancy Outcomes in the Super Obese, Stratified by Weight Gain Above and Below Institute of Medicine Guidelines. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Dec;124(6):1105-10. PMID: 25415161

33. Wu E, Jolley JA, Hargrove BA, Caughey AB, Chung JH. Implementation of an Obstetric Hemorrhage Risk Assessment: Validation and Evaluation of Its Impact on Pretransfusion Testing and Hemorrhage Outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015 Jan;28(1):71-6. PMID:24670202

34. Facco FL, Parker CB, Reddy UM, Silver RM, Louis JM, Basner RC, Chung JH, Schubert FP, Pien GW, REdlinse S, Mobley DR, Koch MA, Simhan HN, Nhan-Chang CL, Parry S, Grobman WA, Haas DM, Wing DA, Mercer BM, Saade GR, Zee PC. NuMoM2b Sleep Disordered Breathing Study: Objectives and Methods. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 Apr;212(4):542e1-127. PMID: 25746730

35. Lee VR, Darney BG, Snowden JM, Main EK, Gilbert W, Chung J, Caughey AB. Term Elective Induction of Labour and Perinatal Outcomes in Obese Women: A Retrospective Cohort Study. BJOG 2016;123:271-278.

36. Young C, Laurent O, Chung J, Wu J. Geographic Distribution of Healthy Resources and the Impact on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. Maternal and Child Health Journal. Accepted, March 2016.

37. Haghighat N, Hu M, Laurent O, Chung J, Nguyen, Wu J. Comparison of Birth Certificates and Hospital-Based Birth Data on Pregnancy Complications in Los Angeles and Orange County, California. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016;16(1):93. PMID: 27121857

38. Snowden JM, Mission JF, Marshall NE, Quigley, Main E, Gilbert WM, Chung JH, Caughey AB. The impact of maternal obesity and race/ethnicity on perinatal outcomes: Independent and joint effects. Obesity. 2016;24:1590-8. PMID: 27222008 PMCID: PMC4925263

39. Facco FL, Parker CB, Reddy UM, Silver RM, Koch MA, Louis JM, Basner RC, Chung JH, Nhan-Chang CL, Pien GW, Redline S, Grobman WA, Wing DA, Simhan HN, Haas DM, Mercer BM, Parry S, Mobley D, Hunter S, Saade GR, Schubert FP, Zee PC. Association between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;129:31-41. PMID: 27926645

40. Jones MK, Chung J, Kimonis V, Gold JA. A novel mutation of OTX2 contributing to a case of otocephaly initially diagnosed by prenatal ultrasound in the first trimester. Clin Dysmorphol. 2017;26:98-100. PMID: 27442045

41. Padilla C, Conte AH, Ramzy D, Lubin L, LaBounty T, Zakowski M, Chung J, Zeng Y. Utilization of “stand-by” extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a high-risk parturient with methamphetamine-associated cardiomyopathy undergoing dilation and evacuation. AA Case Report. 2017;8:105-108. PMID: 28045725

42. Goldstein RF, Abell SK, Ranasinha S, Misso M, Boyle JA, Black MH, Li N, Hu G, Corrado F, Rode L, Kim YJ, Haugen M, Song WO, Kim MH, Bogaerts A, Devlieger R, Chung JH, Teede J. Association of gestational weight gain with maternal and infant outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA 2017;317(21):2207-2225. PMID: 28586887 PMCID: PMC5815056

43. Facco F, Grobman W, Reid K, Parker C, Hunter S, Silver R, Basner R, Saade G, Pien G, Manchada S, Louis J, Nhan-Chang C-L, Chung J, Wing D, Simhan H, David H, Iams J, Parry S, Zee P. Objectively measured short sleep duration and later sleep midpoint is associated with a higher risk of gestational diabetes: Data from a prospective cohort of objectively measured sleep in pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217(4):447.e1-447e.13. PMID: 28599896

44. Reid K, Facco F, Grobman W, Parker C, Herbas M, Hunter S, Siver R, Basner R, Saade G, Pien G, Manchanda S, Louis J, Nhan-Chang, C, Chung J, Wing D, Simhan H, Haas D, Iams J, Parry S, Zee P. Sleep during pregnancy: the nuMoM2b pregnancy and sleep duration and continuity study. SLEEP 2017;40: 0161-8105. PMID: 28369543

45. Masri, S, Li L, Dang A, Chung JH, Chen JC, Fan ZH(T), Wu J, Source characterization and exposure modeling of gas-phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) concentrations in Southern California. Atmospheric Environment 2018;177:175-186. PMID: 29808078 PMCID: PMC5968832

46. Louis JM, Koch MA, Reddy UM, Silver RM, Parker CB, Facco FL, Redline S, Nhan-Chang CL, Chung JH, Pien GW, Basner RC, Grobman WA, Wing DA, Simhan HN, Haas DM, Mercer BM, Parry S, Mobley D, Carper B, Saade GR, Schubert FP, Zee PC. Predictors of sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2018;218(5):521.e1-e.12. PMID: 29523262 PMCID: PMC5916044

47. Haas DM, Marsh DJ, Dang DT, Parker CB, Wing DA, Simhan HN, Grobman WA, Mercer BM, Silver RM, Hoffman MK, Parry S, Iams JD, Caritis SN, Wapner RJ, Esplin MS, Elovitz, MA, Peaceman AM, Chung J, Saade GR, Reddy UM for the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-be (nuMoM2b) Study). prescription and other medication use in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 2018;131:789–98. PMID: 29630018 PMCID: PMC5912972

48. Crosland BMA, Chung J, Tatsis V. Resident perception of obstetrical hospitalists as parturient care providers and educators. J Gynecol Reprod Med 2018;2(3):1-4.

49. Catov JM, Parker CB, Gibbs BB, Bann CM, Carper B, Silver RM, Simhan HN, Parry S, Chung JH, Haas DM, Wapner RJ, Saade GR, Mercer BM, Bairey-Merz CN, Greenland P, Ehrenthal DB, Barnes SE, Shanks AL, Reddy UM, Grobman, WA, for the NICHD nuMoM2b and NHLBI nuMoM2b Hearth Health Study Network. Patterns of leisure-time physical activity across pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2018;15(1):68. PMID: 29996930

50. Goldstein RF, Abell SK, Ranasinha S, Misso ML, Boyle JA, Harrison CL, Black MH, Li N, Hu G, Corrado F, Hegaard H, Kim YJ, Haugen M, Song WO, Kim MH, Bogaerts A, Devlieger R, Chung JH, Teede HJ. Gestational weight gain across continents and ethnicity- systematic review and meta-analysis of maternal and infant outcomes in over one million women. BMC Med 2018;16(1):153. PMID: 30165842 PMCID: PMC6117916

51. Oakes MC, Porto M, Chung JH. Advances in prenatal diagnosis and management of gastroschisis. Sem Ped Surg 2018;27(5):289-299. PMID: 30413259

52. Facco FL, Parker CB, Hunter S, Reid KJ, Zee PC, Silver RM, Haas DM, Chung JH, Pien GW, Nhan-Chang CL, Simhan HN, Parry S, Wapner RJ, Saade GR, Mercer BM, Torres C, Knight J, Reddy UM, Grobman WA for the NICHD NuMoM2b and NHLBI NuMoM2b Heart Health Study Networks. Association of adverse pregnancy outcomes with self-reported measures of sleep duration and timing in women who are nulliparous. J Clin Sleep Med 2018;14(12):2047-2056. PMID: 30518449 PMCID: PMC6287730

53. Monk C, Webster RS, McNeil RB, Parker CB, Catov JM, Greenland P, Bairey-Merz CN, Silver RM, Simhan HN, Ehrenthal DB, Chung JH, Haas DM, Mercer BM, Parry S, Polito L, Reddy UM, Saade GR, Grobman WA for the NICHD nuMoM2b and the NHLBI nuMoM2b Heart Health Study Networks. Associations of Perceived Prenatal Stress and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes with Perceived Stress Years After Delivery. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2019 Jun 29. doi: 10.1007/s00737-019-00970-8. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 31256258

54. Haas DM, Parker CB, Marsh DJ, Grobman WA, Ehrenthal DB, reenland P, Bairey Merz CN, Pemberton VL, Silver RM, Barnes S, McNeil RB, Reddy UM, Chung JH, Parry S, Theilan LH, Blumenthal EA, Levine LD, Mercer BM, Simhan H, Polito L, Wapner RJ, Catov J, Chen I, Saade GR, for the NHLBI nuMoM2b Hearth Health Study. Association of adverse pregnancy outcomes with hypertension 2-7 years postpartum. J Am Heart Assoc 019;8(9):e013092 Epub 2019 Sept 30. PMID: 31564189

55. Silver RM, Hunter S, Reddy UM, Facco F, Gibbins KJ, Grobman WA, Mercer BM, Haas DM, Simhan HN, Parry S, Wapner RJ, Louis J, Chung JM, Pien G, Schubert FP, Saade GR, Zee P, Redline S, Parker CB; Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-Be (NuMoM2b) Study. Prospective Evaluation of Maternal Sleep Position Through 30 Weeks of Gestation and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 2019;134:667-676. PMID: 31503146 PMCID: PMC6768734

56. Blue N. Customized versus population growth standards for morbidity and mortality risk stratification using ultrasonographic fetal growth assessment at 22-29 weeks’ gestation, Accepted Am J Perinatol Oct 2, 2019.

57. Hunter S, Reddy U, Facco F, Gibbins KJ, Grobman WA, Mercer BM, Haas DM, Simhan HN, Parry S, Wapner RJ, Louis J, Chung JH, Pien G, Schubert FP, Saade GR, Zee P, Redline S, Parker CB. Maternal Sleep Position and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: The NuMoM2b Prospective Cohort Study. Lancet. Submitted February 2019.

58. Johnston RC, Chung, JH. Clinical versus sonographic estimation of fetal weight in obese women at term. Am J Perinatol, Submitted March 2019.

59. Coakley KE, Chung JH. Periviable Delivery of a Pregnancy in a Rudimentary Uterine Horn. Obstet Gynecol. Submitted March 2019.

60. Facco F. Later sleep timing is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth in nulliparous women. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. Submitted May 2019.

61. Chung JH, Rivas BM, Main EK, Gilbert WM, Wu J, Caughey AB. The impact of antenatal weight gain above and below the Institute of Medicine guidelines in the extremely obese population. Submitted for publication, August 2016.
Grants
RTI (Research Triangle Institute) Award # 15-312-0214047-52992L (Principal Investigator: J Chung) nuMoM2b Heart Health Study 8/2017 – 4/2020 Role: Principal Investigator Budget: $ 78,673
Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Award # 20152059 ( Principal Investigator: J Chung) OTIS Entyvio Pregnancy Exposure Registry 6/2018 – 6/2020 Role: Principal Investigator Budget: $40,000
Professional Societies
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Other Experience
Graduate Programs
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Public Health

Last updated
12/25/2020