Edwina J. Popek, DO


School Education Degree Year
The Children's Hospital-Denver, CO fellowship Pediatric Pathology 1989
Letterman Army Medical Center residency Anatomic Pathology 1985
William Beaumont Army Medical Center internship Pathology 1982
University of Health Sciences, College of Ost medical school Doctor of Osteopathy 1981

Personal Statement

Dr. Popek studies placental pathology as the cause of poor neonatal outcomes. Current research focuses on the role of Ureaplasma spp. in premature delivery and chronic lung disease and the etiology of premature delivery in primagravidas. Other interests include study of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome placentas before and after in utero therapy and ways to "heal" the membranes after such therapy with the new Fetal Center at TCH. 


Organization Name Role
American Medical Association Member
American Society for Clinical Pathology Member
Society for Pediatric Pathology Member
Untied States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Member

Selected Publications

Mann LK, Papanna R, Moise KJ Jr, Byrd RH, Popek EJ, Kaur S, Tseng SC, Stewart RJ. Fetal membrane patch and biomimetic adhesive coacervates as a sealant for fetoscopic defects. Acta Biomaterialia 2012 Jul;8(6):2160-5.

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