Dena Towner MD

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1981
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Doctor of Medicine, 1988
California College of Medicine,
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA

OB/GYN Internship and Residency, 1991
California College of Medicine,
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship, 1993
University of Southern California Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Medical Genetics Fellowship, 1994
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

   
CLINICAL FOCUS Maternal-Fetal Medicine
   
CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1995
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certified Medical Genetics, 1996
The American Board of Genetics and Genomics

Board Certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1997
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

   
HONORS AND AWARDS

Teaching Award, 2014
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

“Peri Award”, 2013
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Teaching

Richard H. Oi OB/GYN Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003, 1998

   
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Yamasato, K., Kurata, N., & Towner, D. (2018). Delayed Appearance of a Traumatic Fetal Intracranial Hemorrhage. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol, 2018, 1465034. doi:10.1155/2018/1465034

Loichinger, M. H., Broady, A. J., Yamasato, K., Mills, E., McLemore, P. G., & Towner, D. (2017). Effect of dialysis on fetal heart rate: is inpatient admission for fetal monitoring necessary? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 30(11), 1293-1296. doi:10.1080/14767058.2016.1212008

Loichinger, M. H., Towner, D., Thompson, K. S., Ahn, H. J., & Bryant-Greenwood, G. D. (2016). Systemic and placental alpha-klotho: Effects of preeclampsia in the last trimester of gestation. Placenta, 41, 53-61. doi:10.1016/j.placenta.2016.03.004

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Towner
Dena Towner MD
Professor

Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawai’i

Department of OB/GYN

Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawai’i
Department of OB/GYN

Chair
Perinatal Peer Review Committee