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Andra Hohler James

Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Box 3967 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
2608 Erwin Road, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27705

Available to Mentor

  • Faculty
  • Fellow
  • Resident

Advising & Mentoring

Faculty advisor for OB/GYN Medical Student Interest Group 2003-2005

Faculty co-mentor 2020 residency class


Faculty mentor for resident research projects:



Carol Brown

The cost effectiveness of intermittent pneumatic compression for thromboprophylaxis at the time of cesarean delivery.


Matthew Alvarez

Maternal and neonatal cardiac troponin T levels after maternal exposure to magnesium sulfate


Eleanor Rhee

Maternal and fetal platelet function after maternal exposure to magnesium sulfate


Michael Jones

Maternal sickle trait is not associated with a decrease in birth weight


Margaret Villers

Morbidity associated with sickle cell disease in pregnancy


Keisha Reddick

Inherited thrombophilia in African American versus white women of childbearing age


Jennifer Roeland

Consequences of smoking during pregnancy on maternal health


Ijeoma Azonobi

Impact of fetal sickle cell disease on pregnancy outcomes


Michael Smrtka

Markers of hypercoagulability and maternal obesity


Kara King

Intrauterine growth restriction as a predictor for small for gestational age infants


Jane Limmer

Bleeding complications of postpartum anticoagulation


Cherie Hill Cross

Changes in the management of postpartum hemorrhage over time


Sarah Dotters-Katz

Ultimate diagnosis of pelvic masses detected on pelvic imaging


Alejandro Landa

Transvaginal cerclage and risk factors associated with failed cerclage and preterm delivery.


Andrew Rivara

Patients who present to the emergency department with acute abnormal uterine bleeding


Luke Gatta

Blood transfusion before and after the introduction of a multidisciplinary protocol to

conservatively manage morbidly adherent placenta


Victoria Fashakin

Characterizing preterm deliveries in sickle cell disease


Faculty mentor for various fellow research projects:

  • Peter Muller – 2002-2004
  • Brennan Fitzpatrick – 2006-2008
  • Bernard J. Canzoneri – 2006-2009
  • Timothy Beiswenger – 2007-2010


Faculty mentor for maternal-fetal medicine fellow thesis projects:

  • Michael Paglia – 2010
  • Eleanor Rhee - 2010
  • Jerome Federspiel - 2022


Fellowship mentor:

  • Eleanor Rhee – 2004-2007
  • Chad Grotegut – 2006-2009


Junior faculty mentor:

  • Courtney Thornburg – former Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology
  • Ara Metjian –Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology
  • Chad Grotegut – Assistant (now Associate) Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Jennifer Gilner - Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Clinical Research Training Program Master’s Thesis mentor:

  • Chad Grotegut – 2010-2013: “Factors associated with the increasing incidence of cardiomyopathy in pregnancy during the years 2000-2009”

Resident coach:

  • Dana McKee 2017-2020
  • Megan Kelly 2018-2019
Fellow coach:
  • Kateena Addae-Konadu