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Francesca Facco, MD

Francesca Facco, MD

Education & Training

  • Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 2006-2009
  • Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, 2009
  • Resident Physician, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 2002-2006
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2002

Representative Publications

Prevalence of Sleep Disorders in Pregnancy:

  • Facco FL, Parker CB, Reddy UM, Silver RM, Louis JM, Basner RC, Chung JH, Schubert FP, Pien GW, Redline 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):542.e1-127. PubMed PMID: 25746730; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4410772.
  • Facco FL, Ouyang DW, Zee PC, Grobman WA. Sleep disordered breathing in a high-risk cohort prevalence and severity across pregnancy. Am J Perinatol. 2014 Nov;31(10):899-904. PubMed PMID: 24515622; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4531051.

Impact of Sleep Disorders on Pregnancy Health:

  • Twedt R, Bradley M, Deiseroth D, Althouse A, Facco F. Sleep Duration and Blood Glucose Control in Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug;126(2):326-31. PubMed PMID: 26241422; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4526115.
  • Facco FL, Ouyang DW, Zee PC, Strohl AE, Gonzalez AB, Lim C, Grobman WA. Implications of sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jun;210(6):559.e1-6. PubMed PMID: 24373947; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4511595.

For additional publications, see: http://1.usa.gov/20k9thY

CME Courses

Respiratory Disorders in Pregnancy Starting at A(sthma) and Skipping to ZZZZs (sleep apnea)

Respiratory Disorders in Pregnancy Starting at A(sthma) and Skipping to ZZZZs (sleep apnea)

Publish Date: 9/5/2017
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