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Amy Thompson

Associate Professor Educator

Vice Chair of Education and Clarence R. McLain Chair of Medical Student Education

Obstetrics & Gynecology | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Kentucky
  • Doctoral Student - A.B.D.: The University of Cincinnati
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certification Date: 20041210) - (Recertification Date: 20211231)

Specialties

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research Interests

Medical Education, Action Research, Curriculum Design, Lactation, Women's Sexual Health, Ethics, Legal Issues in Medicine
 

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Amenorrhea

Atrophic Vaginitis (Vaginal atrophy)

Bartholin's Cyst

Ectopic Pregnancy

Heavy Menstrual periods (Menorrhagia)

Menopause

Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)

Metrorrhagia

Obstetric Labor

Pelvic Pain

Perimenopause

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ward, Laura P; Williamson, Susan; Burke, Stephanie; Crawford-Hemphill, Ruby; Thompson, Amy M 2017. Improving Exclusive Breastfeeding in an Urban Academic Hospital. Pediatrics, 139 2,

Valent, Amy M; Newman, Tondra; Chen, Aimin; Thompson, Amy; DeFranco, Emily 2016. Gestational age-specific neonatal morbidity among pregnancies complicated by advanced maternal age: a population-based retrospective cohort study. The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, 29 9, 1485-90

Valent, AM, Newman, T, Chen, A, Thompson, AM, DeFrance, E 2015. Gestational age-specific neonatal morbidity among pregnancies complicated by advanced maternal age. Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 5 1-6,

Regan, J; Thompson, AM; DeFranco, E 2013. The influence of mode of delivery on breastfeeding initiation in women with a prior cesarean delivery: a population-based study. Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 8 , 181-6

Schilder, J.M., Thompson, AM, Depriest, P.D., Ueland, F. R., Cibull, M.L., Kryscio, R. J., Modesitt, S.C., Lu, K. H., Geisler, J. P., Higgins, R. V., Magtibay, P. M., Cohn, D. E., Powell, M.A., Chu, C., Stehman, F. B., and van Nagell, J. 2003. “Outcome of reproductive age women with stage 1A or 1C invasive epithelial ovarian cancer treated with fertility-sparing therapy.” Journal of Gynecologic Oncology, 87 1, 1-7

Abstract Publications

Brown B, Thompson A, Defranco E. 2018. Providing breastmilk to infants in the NICU: Factors associated with lack of breastfeeding. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 131 , 127S


Thompson A, Faroqui R, Gold A, Chapman K, Schaeffer C, Rompola S, Warshak C. 2016. Hospital factors that influence successful initiation of breastfeeding in an academic urban health center. , 2016:11(1), S24 Breastfeeding Medicine, 11 1, S24


Valent, A, Newman, T, Chen, A, Thompson, AM., DeFranco, E 2013. Gestational age-specific neonatal morbidity among pregnancies complicated by advanced maternal age. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 28 1, S292-S293


Schilder, J.M., Thompson, AM, Depriest, P.D., Ueland, F. R., Cibull, M.L., Kryscio, R. J., Modesitt, S.C., Lu, K. H., Geisler, J. P., Higgins, R. V., Magtibay, P. M., Cohn, D. E., Powell, M.A., Chu, C., Stehman, F. B., and van Nagell, J. . 04-2003. “Outcome of reproductive age women with stage 1A or 1C invasive epithelial ovarian cancer treated with fertility-sparing therapy.” Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey, 58(4) April , 254-255


Galey H, Thompson AM, Bennett A, Flood-Shaffer K, Wagner E . Residents’ insight on student mistreatment: What we learned from our first action research cycle. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016;128(4), 50S. , ,


Nommsen-Rivers L; Riddle S; Thompson A; Ward L, Wagner E. . Milk production in mothers with and without signs of insulin resistance Breastfeeding Medicine, 11 1, S3


Sunny C, Boone W, Faroqui R, Gold A, Chapman K, Schaeffer C, Rompola S, Warshak C, Thompson A . Validation and utilization of an adapted survey instrument to measure respondents’ beliefs regarding breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Medicine, 2016:11(1), S24 , ,