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Miriam Kuppermann
Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, MPH

Director, Program for Clinical Perinatal and Comparative Effectiveness Research (PCPCER)
Director, Transdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi)
Director, Preconception and Prenatal Interventions for the California Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi-CA)

Contact Information
Mailing Address: 490 Illinois St, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
Practice Phone: 415-502-4075
Academic Phone: 415/502-4089
Academic Fax: 415/476-5372
Academic Assistant: 415/514-9399
Research/Clinical Interests

Patient preferences, informed decision making, multimedia decision aids, preference-flexible guidelines, outcomes research, health-related quality of life and sexual function, cost-effectiveness analysis, diverse populations and health disparities in the context of obstetrics (prenatal genetic testing, mode of delivery, inter-pregnancy interval), and gynecology (management of non-cancerous uterine conditions (including hysterectomy and oopherectomy decision making), cervical cancer screening).

Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1979 University of California, Berkeley B.A. Biochemistry
1983 University of Southern California Ph.D. Molecular Biology
1985 Harvard University, Boston M.P.H. Health Policy and Management
Achievements & Recognition
Year Major Honors
1974 Provost's Honor List, University of California, San Diego
1984 Tuition Award, Harvard School of Public Health
1998, 2003 Senior author, first place, Lee Lusted Student Prize Award, Society for Medical Decision Making (awarded to Ryan Harris, MD, in 1998 and to Aaron Caughey, MD, in 2003)
2005 Tm Bioscience/American College of Medical Genetics Foundation Award “Promoting Safe and Effective Genetic Testing and Services”