Sarah Wernimont, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health and Pediatric Administrative Center,

Sarah Wernimont

Contact Info

swernimo@umn.edu

Fax 612-273-2224

Office Address:
Maternal Fetal Medicine Ctr
606 24th Ave S, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Dept. of OB/GYN & Women’s Health
MMC 395 Mayo
8395C
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
April Homich

Administrative Phone
612-301-3408

Administrative Email
homi0003@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-301-3415

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health and Pediatric Administrative Center


Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician


MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2013

OBGYN Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2017

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2020

PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2011

Summary

Dr. Wernimont received her MD and PhD as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For her PhD, she studied basic mechanisms of T cell activation. Afterwards, she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Iowa, as part of their Physician Scientist Training Program.

Awards & Recognition

Grant Award, Reproductive Scientist Development Program, 2020-2023

Fellow Teacher of the Year, 2018

Diabetes Research Training Program, 2018-2020

Quilligan Scholar, The Pregnancy Foundation, 2016-2017

Excellence in Obstetrics Award, SMFM, 2015

The Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2014, 2015

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Wernimont’s research interests are directed towards improving outcomes for women with pregnancies complicated by diabetes. In her clinical research, she has worked to develop and identify better ways to deliver care for women with diabetes in pregnancy. In her basic science, she studies how the maternal nutritional-metabolic environment impacts placental development, function and long-term health. She was recently awarded a Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) K12 Grant to study “Mitochondrial macronutrient flux and regulation of syncytiotrophoblast differentiation and transport”.

Clinical

Clinics

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center

Board Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

Diabetes and obesity in pregnancy; Fetal Growth Abnormalities

Hospital Privileges

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers; UMMC Riverside Professional Building; Fairview Southdale; Fairview Ridges