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Melania Amorim

  • MD, PhD
  • Professor
  • UFCG - Universidade Federal de Campina Grande
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Research interests

High-Risk Pregnancy; Maternal Mortality; Near Miss; Humanization of Childbirth; Evidence Based Medicine; Translational Research

About

Melania Amorim, MD, PhD, is an obstetrician, a university lecturer and researcher. She received her MD degree from UFPB - Brazil (1989) and finished her medical residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at IMIP - Brazil (1992). She obtained her MSc degree from IMIP (1995) and her PhD from the University of Campinas – Unicamp - Brazil (1998). She recently did her post-doctoral work in the Unicamp (2010) with a sandwich post-doctoral fellowship in the World Health Organization – WHO - Switzerland (2009). Her professional interests include humanization of childbirth, evidence-based medicine, translational research and high-risk pregnancy. Currently teaches at the Federal University of Campina Grande (Paraiba) and IMIP (Pernambuco). She has more than 160 articles published in national and international medical journals. Lattes: http://buscatextual.cnpq.br/buscatextual/visualizacv.jsp?id=K4701186A6 Articles in PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=%22Amorim+MM%22%5BAuthor%5D

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Publications (5)

  • Factors associated with severe maternal morbidity and near miss in the Sao Francisco Valley, Brazil: a retrospective, cohort study.

    • Pacheco A
    • Katz L
    • Souza A
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  • Clonidine versus captopril for treatment of postpartum very high blood pressure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (CLONCAP)

    • Noronha-Neto C
    • Katz L
    • Coutinho I
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  • COHELLP: collaborative randomized controlled trial on corticosteroids in HELLP syndrome.

    • Katz L
    • Amorim M
    • Souza J
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  • [Cervical ultrasonography versus Bishop score as a predictor of vaginal delivery].

    • Aragão J
    • Feitosa F
    • Alencar C
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  • Planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal delivery for severe preeclampsia

    • Amorim-Melania M
    • Souza-Alex S
    • Katz L
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Professional experience

Professor

UFCG - Universidade Federal de Campina Grande

May 2002 - Present

Professor

Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira - IMIP

March 1992 - Present

Education history

Post-doctoral Fellowship

World Health Organization

July 2009 - December 2009(5 months)

Post-doctoral fellowship

Departamento de Tocoginecologia - UNICAMP

January 2008 - December 2009(2 years)

PhD

UNICAMP

March 1996 - October 1998(3 years)

MSc

Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira - IMIP

September 1993 - December 1995(2 years)

Medical Residence

Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira - IMIP

March 1990 - February 1992(2 years)

MD

UFCG

March 1984 - December 1989(6 years)