Dr. Robert Silver (Obstetrician, U.S.A.)

Dr. Robert Silver (Obstetrician, U.S.A.)

Dr. Silver is the John A. Dixon endowed professor and chairman of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.  His research has focused on recurrent pregnancy loss including stillbirth, complications of cesarean delivery including placenta accreta spectrum, maternal medical disorders in pregnancy and reproductive immunology. He is the principal investigator for the Utah site of the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network, the Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) trial, the Nuliparous Pregnancy and Preterm Birth Network, and the Heart health Network, sponsored by the NICHD.  He also is a co-principle investigator for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Units network of the NICHD, a project to use MRI to assess placental function funded by the Human Placenta Project, and an AHA funded investigation to assess the relationship of placental function and congenital heart disease.  He is active in the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and the International Stillbirth Alliance.