• Sheri Jenkins, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, board-certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been on faculty at UAB for 11 years. She serves primarily as a clinician-educator, but has done research in obstetrical ultrasound as well. Her clinical duties predominantly involve performing and interpreting fetal ultrasound. She also performs prenatal care and deliveries for women with high-risk pregnancies. She is the Director of Obstetrical Ultrasound for the Ob/Gyn Department. Her educational role involves teaching obstetrical ultrasound and overseeing the prenatal and delivery care provided by our Ob/Gyn residents and Maternal–Fetal Medicine fellows. She gives didactic lectures regarding common pregnancy complications and fetal anomalies and their management.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Influence of Estimated Fetal Weight on Labor ManagementAmerican Journal of Perinatology.  37:252-257. 2020
    2018 The Utility of Repeat Midtrimester Anatomy Ultrasound for Anomaly DetectionAmerican Journal of Perinatology.  35:1346-1351. 2018
    2016 Completion and sensitivity of the second-trimester fetal anatomic survey in obese gravidasJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine.  35:2449-2457. 2016
    2016 The Performance of First-Trimester Anatomy Scan: A Decision AnalysisAmerican Journal of Perinatology.  33:957-965. 2016
    2013 Network meta-analysis shows that prostaglandin inhibitors and nifedipine are best short-term tocolytics for preterm deliveryBMJ Evidence Based Medicine.  18:182-183. 2013
    2012 Tocolytic Therapy for Acute Preterm LaborObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America.  39:77-87. 2012
    2012 Gestational age at delivery and perinatal outcomes of twin gestationsAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  207:410.e1-410.e6. 2012
    2009 A randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial comparing parenteral normal saline with and without dextrose on the course of labor in nulliparasAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  200:379.e1-379.e6. 2009
    2006 Dynamic cervical change: Is real-time sonographic cervical shortening predictive of preterm delivery in patients with symptoms of preterm labor? 2006
    2005 Pathologic uterine torsion associated with placental abruption, maternal shock, and intrauterine fetal demiseAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  192:2082-2083. 2005
    2004 Dynamic cervical change during real-time ultrasound: Prospective characterization and comparison in patients with and without symptoms of preterm labor 2004
    2002 Severe preeclampsia at <25 weeks of gestation: Maternal and neonatal outcomesAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  186:790-795. 2002

    Research Overview

  • -Fetal ultrasound
    -Prenatal diagnosis through CVS and amniocentesis
    -Fetal transfusions
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • University of California Irvine Med Ctr, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama 1995
  • Full Name

  • Sheri Jenkins