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Amy Thompson

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education and Clarence R. McLain Chair of Medical Student Education, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Kentucky License #36096 Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, 09-2007
  • Ohio License #35.090522 State Medical Board of Ohio, 09-2007
  • Diplomat American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2004
Contact Information
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0526
  • Office 513-475-8588
  • Email thompay@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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

Published Abstracts

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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 , ,