Assistant Professor In-Residence of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Dr. Afshar is a physician-scientist with clinical and research interests that intersect and include high-risk pregnancy, prenatal ultrasound, genetic testing, and congenital heart disease, either affecting the mother or fetus. Dr. Afshar is a recipient of a National Institute of Health Reproductive Scientist Award. Her research is focused on congenital heart disease and placentation, among other translational pregnancy related topics.
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Born Into a Pandemic, 2020 Researchers seek COVID-19 effects on pregnancy, 2020 What to know about being pregnant during the covid-19 pandemic, 2020 UCLA, UCSF Doctors Create Registry to Study Coronavirus Effects on Pregnancy, 2020 Late-term pregnancy risks: Should doctors induce labor or 'wait-and-see'?, 2020 Doctors at UCLA, UCSF create registry to study coronavirus effects on pregnancy, 2020 A Birth Plan Can Help Smooth the Plan to Baby's Arrival, 2019 Why Do Miscarriages Happen? 5 Miscarriage Myths We Need to Stop Believing. Straight from a gynecologist, 2017 Birth Plans: Managing Patients' Expectations [Podcast], 2017 Trimester zero, 2017 The Birth Plan: How to Make It Work for You and Your Patients, 2017 Physicians and "natural birth": The two can co-exist, 2015 If pregnant travelers do their research, there's no need to eclipse a babymoon, 2014 What Every Woman Needs To Know About A Silent Or Missed Miscarriage, 2014
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