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Janyne Edith Althaus, MD

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Centers & Institutes

  • Birthing Center

Expertise

Gynecology and Obstetrics, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Research Interests

Alloimmunization; Nutrition

Biography

Dr. Janyne Althaus is an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. She is director of perinatal outreach and maternal transport for The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Her areas of clinical expertise include alloimmunization and weight management in pregnancy.

Dr. Althaus earned her undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University and her M.D. from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.  She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Hartford Hospital and performed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Althaus also holds a master’s degree in creative writing from the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2007.

Dr. Althaus is an associate member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is board certified in gynecology and obstetrics and in maternal-fetal medicine.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Additional Resources +
  • Education +

    Training

    • Michigan State University (East Lansing MI ) (1994)

    Residencies

    • Hartford Hospital / Obstetrics and Gynecology (Hartford CT ) (1998)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Obstetrics and Gynecology (Baltimore MD ) (2005)

    Certifications

    • Maternal and Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Althaus J. Promoting Weight Loss in the Obese Patient. Postgraduate Obstetrics & Gynecology 2013 Oct; 33(19):1-7. Doi: 10 1097/01.PGO.0000436988.44

    Althaus J. Obesity epidemic: truth or consequences. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Sep;122(3):689-92. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182a0ea9b. PMID:    

    Boss RD, Holmes KW, Althaus J, Rushton CH, McNee H, McNee T. Trisomy 18 and complex congenital heart disease: seeking the threshold benefit. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul:132 (1): 161-5. Doi: 10.1542/peds. 2012-3643. Epub 2013 Jun 3. PMID 23733790

    Althaus, J. “The New Face of Vitamin D”: A Primer for OB/GYN, Postgraduate OB-GYN. 2011 Dec 15; 31(23).

    Althaus J. Vitamin D and pregnancy: 9 things you need to know. OBG Management. 2011 August; 23(8):30-36.

    Szymanski L, Stohl H, Althaus J. Vaginal breech delivery in very low birth weight (VLBW) neonates: one center’s experience. Journal of Perinatal Medicine. July 2011; 39(4):379-83. PMID: 21627491

    Giday SA, Buscaglia JM, Althaus J, Donatelli G, Krishnamurty DM, Dray X, Ruben D, Liang D, Wroblewski R, Magno P, Shin EJ, Kalloo AN. Successful diagnostic and therapeutic intrauterine fetal interventions by natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Aug; 70(2):377-81.   PMID: 19523622

    Bienstock JL, Holcroft CJ, Althaus JE. Small fetal abdominal circumference in the second trimester and subsequent low maternal plasma glucose after a glucose challenge test is associated with the delivery of a small-for-gestational age neonate. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2008 May; 31(5):517-9. PMID: 18432604

    Aina-Mumuney AJ, Althaus JE, Henderson JL, Blakemore MC, Johnson EA, Graham EM. Intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring and the identification of systemic fetal inflammation. J Reprod Med. 2007 Sep; 52(9):762-8. PMID: 17939590

    Althaus JE, Blakemore KJ. Fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: The questions that still remain. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2007 Sep; 20(9): 633-7. PMID: 17701662

    Petersen SM, Gendelman M, Murphy KM, Torbenson M, Jones RJ, Althaus JE, Stetten G, Bird C, Blakemore KJ. Use of T-cell antibodies for Donor dosaging in a canine model of in utero hematopoietic stem cell ransplantation. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2007 Jan 16; 22(3):175-179. PMID: 17228153

    Althaus JE, Petersen S, Driggers R, Cootauco A, Bienstock JL, Blakemore KJ. Cephalopelvic disproportion is associated with an altered uterine contraction shape in the active phase of labor. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Sept; 195:739-42. PMID: 16949406

    Cohn RD, Eklund E, Bergner AL, Casella JF, Woods SL, Althaus J, Blakemore KJ, Fox HE, Hoover-Fong JE, Hamosh A, Braverman NE, Freeze HH, Boyadjiev SA. Intracranial hemorrhage as the initial manifestation of a congenital disorder of glycosylation. Pediatrics. 2006 Aug; 118(2): e514-21. PMID: 16816004

    Althaus J, Weir EG, Askin F, Kickler TS, Blakemore K. Chronic villitis in untreated neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: an etiology for severe early intrauterine growth restriction and the effect of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep; 193(3 Pt 2):1100-4. PMID: 16157119

    Althaus J, Wax, J. Analgesia and anesthesia in labor. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2005 Jun; 32(2):231-44. Review.

    Althaus JE, Petersen SM, Fox HE, Holcroft CJ, Graham EM. Can electronic fetal monitoring identify preterm fetuses with neonatal cerebral white matter brain injury? Obstet Gynecol.
    2005 Mar; 105(3):458-65. PMID: 15738008

     

    Book Chapters

    1. Fortner KB, Althaus JE, Gurewitsch ED. “Gestational Complications.”, In: The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 3rd edition, Fortner KR, Szymanski LM, Fox HE, Wallach EE (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007; pp 110-121.
    1. Cootauco AC, Althaus JE. “Preterm Labor and Premature Rupture of Membranes.”, In: The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 3rd edition, Fortner KR, Szymanski LM, Fox HE, Wallach EE (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007; pp 122-135.
    1. Althaus JE. “Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization.”, In: The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 3rd edition, Fortner KR, Szymanski LM, Fox HE, Wallach EE (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007; pp 231-238.
    1. Dennis AE, Althaus JE. “Preterm Labor and Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes”, In: The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 4th edition, Hurt JK, Guile MW, Bienstock JL, Fox HE, Wallach EE (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011; pp 122-129.
    1. Hanson SJ, Bailis AJ, Althaus JE. “Alloimmunization”, In: The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 4th edition, Hurt JK, Guile MW, Bienstock JL, Fox HE, Wallach EE (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011; pp 238-247.
    1. Bourdel N, Althaus J. “NOTES in Pregnancy, Where We Are and Where We Could Go”, In: Natural Orifice Translumenol Endoscopic Surgery: Textbook and Video Atlas. Kaloo AN, Macescaus J, Zorron R (eds). John Wiley and Sons 2012.
    1. Solomon J, Dennis A, Althaus JE. “Preterm Labor and Premature Rupture of Membranes”, In: The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, th edition, Hurt JK, Guile MW, Bienstock JL, Fox HE, Wallach EE (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013.
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-3200
    Appointment Phone: 410-502-3200
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    Department/Division

    • Gynecology and Obstetrics - Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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