Published Date: 02/23/2022
Expiration Date: 09/13/2024
This presentation identifies current screening recommendations for the diagnosis of syphilis in pregnancy. It describes the recommended management of syphilis in pregnancy, and outlines an approach to evaluate and manage a neonate with possible congenital syphilis.
Marguerite A. Urban, MD is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Medical Director of the Monroe County Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic. She directs the NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative – Sexual Health Center of Excellence. Her research interests relate to sexual behavior, sexual risk reduction, HIV and STD prevention and sexual health.
Daniela DiMarco, MD is an infectious disease physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center providing clinical care within the URMC system and the Monroe County Sexual Health Clinic. She obtained her Medical Degree from SUNY Stony Brook, internal medicine residency training at the University of Connecticut, ID fellowship at the University of Vermont, and Master’s in Public Health from Dartmouth College. Dr. DiMarco’s work is focused on STIs including HIV. She leads the CDC-funded North East Track 2B Capacity Building Assistance Program for HIV Prevention at the University of Rochester Center for Community Practice, and is faculty within the NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative Sexual Health Center of Excellence. She participates in clinical research as part of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium, and serves on related expert working groups.