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Research Interests

Dr. Lynn Yee is as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is currently in the NICHD Women’s Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Career Development Program at Northwestern. She has training in maternal health, behavioral health, research design, and epidemiology through completion of an MPH. Her work addresses multiple areas of obstetrics-centered patient-centered outcomes research, with a particular interest in the intersections between health services, health disparities, and health behavior/patient education. She is pursuing clinical research in several areas, including diabetes during pregnancy and perinatal HIV.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Yee cares for patients with a wide range of maternal and fetal complications during pregnancy. She is also a co-leader of the Women's HIV Program and also has a particular interest in diabetes during pregnancy.

Training Experience

2012Residency, University of California- San Francisco Medical Center
2015Fellowship, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, Northwestern University

… → 2008

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 2008


  • Diabetes
  • HIV Infection
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Services Research
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth (including high risk)
  • Women's Health / Women's Reproductive Health

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Grants 2015 2020

Health Behavior
Pregnant Women
Pregnant Women
Diabetes Mellitus
Postpartum Period
Opioid Analgesics
Opiate Alkaloids
Pregnant Women

Research Output 2010 2019

  • 497 Citations
  • 63 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Letter
Obstetric Delivery
Umbilical Arteries

Daytime Compared With Nighttime Differences in Management and Outcomes of Postpartum Hemorrhage

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network, Jan 1 2019, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 133, 1, p. 155-162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postpartum Hemorrhage
Maternal Death

Delayed cord clamping in preterm dichorionic twin gestations *

Liu, L. Y. & Yee, L. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newborn Infant
Umbilical Arteries
Apgar Score

Evaluating the use of text message communication in a postpartum patient navigation program for publicly insured women

Strohbach, A., Hu, F., Martinez, N. G. & Yee, L. M., Apr 1 2019, In : Patient education and counseling. 102, 4, p. 753-759 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Navigation
Text Messaging
Postpartum Period
Postnatal Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maternal and neonatal outcomes in triplet gestations by trial of labor versus planned cesarean delivery *

Peress, D., Dude, A., Peaceman, A. M. & Yee, L. M., Jun 3 2019, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 32, 11, p. 1874-1879 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trial of Labor
Premature Obstetric Labor
Cohort Studies