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Kathryn Houston, M.D.


Dr. Kathryn Houston's interests include high-risk obstetrics, patient preferences, elective cesarean section, health care utilities, informed consent, family planning, patient education, and education of medical students and residents.

Houston received her M.D. from Albany Medical College and completed her residency training at UCSF.

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Albany School of Medicine 2005


UCSF Medical Center, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Yee LM, Kaimal AJ, Houston KA, Wu E, Thiet MP, Nakagawa S, Caughey AB, Firouzian A, Kuppermann M. Mode of delivery preferences in a diverse population of pregnant women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Mar; 212(3):377.e1-377.e24.
  2. Houston KA, Kaimal AJ, Nakagawa S, Gregorich SE, Yee LM, Kuppermann M. Mode of delivery and postpartum depression: the role of patient preferences. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb; 212(2):229.e1-7.
  3. Yee LM, Kaimal AJ, Nakagawa S, Houston K, Kuppermann M. Predictors of postpartum sexual activity and function in a diverse population of women. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2013 Nov-Dec; 58(6):654-61.
  4. Wu E, Kaimal AJ, Houston K, Yee LM, Nakagawa S, Kuppermann M. Strength of preference for vaginal birth as a predictor of delivery mode among women who attempt a vaginal delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May; 210(5):440.e1-6.
  5. Nápoles-Springer AM, Santoyo J, Houston K, Pérez-Stable EJ, Stewart AL. Patients' perceptions of cultural factors affecting the quality of their medical encounters. Health Expect. 2005 Mar; 8(1):4-17.
  6. Banerjee P, Bahlo M, Schwartz JR, Loots GG, Houston KA, Dubchak I, Speed TP, Rubin EM. SNPs in putative regulatory regions identified by human mouse comparative sequencing and transcription factor binding site data. Mamm Genome. 2002 Oct; 13(10):554-7.

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