Linda J. Heffner, MD, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
PhD, Cornell University
MS, Cornell University
BS, Bucknell University

Dr. Linda Heffner MD is Emeritus Professor and Department Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. After she earned a Ph.D. in physiology from Cornell University and an M.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine she completed multiple fellowships in the field of Obstetrics, which sparked her passion for research and teaching. Dr. Heffner came to BUSM in 2003 after spending 18 years at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Heffner has won numerous awards for her teaching from Harvard and Boston University and has been named to Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care. She has published various articles, textbooks, and reviews over the course of her career.

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Selected Antibiotics During Pregnancy
01/25/2004 - 09/30/2008 (PI)
University of Wisconsin HHS FDA


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  1. Hong X, Hao K, Ji H, Peng S, Sherwood B, Di Narzo A, Tsai HJ, Liu X, Burd I, Wang G, Ji Y, Caruso D, Mao G, Bartell TR, Zhang Z, Pearson C, Heffner L, Cerda S, Beaty TH, Fallin MD, Lee-Parritz A, Zuckerman B, Weeks DE, Wang X. Genome-wide approach identifies a novel gene-maternal pre-pregnancy BMI interaction on preterm birth. Nat Commun. 2017 06 09; 8:15608.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28598419; PMCID: PMC5472707; DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15608;
  2. Okeigwe I, Wang C, Politch JA, Heffner LJ, Kuohung W. Physician-scientists in obstetrics and gynecology: predictors of success in obtaining independent research funding. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jul; 217(1):84.e1-84.e8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28315665; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.03.007;
  3. Parker MG, Ouyang F, Pearson C, Gillman MW, Belfort MB, Hong X, Wang G, Heffner L, Zuckerman B, Wang X. Prepregnancy body mass index and risk of preterm birth: association heterogeneity by preterm subgroups. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014; 14:153.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24779674; PMCID: PMC4022544; DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-153;
  4. Yu Y, Zhang S, Wang G, Hong X, Mallow EB, Walker SO, Pearson C, Heffner L, Zuckerman B, Wang X. The combined association of psychosocial stress and chronic hypertension with preeclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Nov; 209(5):438.e1-438.e12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23850528; PMCID: PMC3825759; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.07.003;
  5. Li S, Rosenberg L, Palmer JR, Phillips GS, Heffner LJ, Wise LA. Central adiposity and other anthropometric factors in relation to risk of macrosomia in an African American population. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jan; 21(1):178-84.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23505184; PMCID: PMC3473111; DOI: 10.1002/oby.20238;
  6. Pecci CC, Mottl-Santiago J, Culpepper L, Heffner L, McMahan T, Lee-Parritz A. The birth of a collaborative model: obstetricians, midwives, and family physicians. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2012 Sep; 39(3):323-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22963692; DOI: 10.1016/j.ogc.2012.05.001;
  7. Tsai HJ, Hong X, Chen J, Liu X, Pearson C, Ortiz K, Hirsch E, Heffner L, Weeks DE, Zuckerman B, Wang X. Role of African ancestry and gene-environment interactions in predicting preterm birth. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Nov; 118(5):1081-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22015876; PMCID: PMC3218119; DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31823389bb;
  8. Iverson RE, Heffner LJ. Patient safety series: obstetric safety improvement and its reflection in reserved claims. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Nov; 205(5):398-401.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21531371; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.03.032;
  9. Riley LE, Celi AC, Onderdonk AB, Roberts DJ, Johnson LC, Tsen LC, Leffert L, Pian-Smith MC, Heffner LJ, Haas ST, Lieberman ES. Association of epidural-related fever and noninfectious inflammation in term labor. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 117(3):588-95. PMID: 21343762; DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31820b0503;
  10. Wise LA, Palmer JR, Heffner LJ, Rosenberg L. Prepregnancy body size, gestational weight gain, and risk of preterm birth in African-American women. Epidemiology. 2010 Mar; 21(2):243-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20124904; PMCID: PMC3154020; DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181cb61a9;
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