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Charlotte A. Hobbs, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Professor, College of Medicine
  • Instructor, College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
  • Professor, College of Medicine
  • Pamela D. Stephens Endowed Chair in Birth Defects Research

Sections

  • Birth Defects Research
  • Neonatology

Specialties

  • General Pediatrics

Contact Information

  • Email: HobbsCharlotte@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-6516
    Fax: 501-364-5050
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • Ph.D., McGill University, 1991
  • Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, Carleton University, 1978
  • Internship, McGill University, 1993
  • Master's of Science, McGill University, 1981
  • M.D., McMaster University School of Medicine, 1992

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Translational Research, Genetic epidemiology of birth defects

Recent Honors

  • Deans Distinguished Faculty, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2008
  • Charles C. Shepard Science Award Assessment and Epidemiology , Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society , 2011
  • Robert E. Fiser Award for Excellence in Research, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2014
  • Robert E. Fiser Award for Excellence in Research, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Dawson, A. ., Tinker, S., Jamieson, D. ., Hobbs, C. ., Berry, R., Rasmussen, S. ., Anderka, M. ., Noreuli, K. ., Lin, A. ., Reefhius, J. . Twinning and major birth defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2007. J Epidemiol Community Health 2016 June; :1-8.
  • Journal Article, Li, M., Li, J., Wei, C., Lu, Q., Tang, X., Erickson, S., MacLeod, S., Hobbs C. A Three-way interaction among maternal and fetal variants contributing to congenital heart defects. Annals of Human Genetics 2015
  • Journal Article, Tang, X., Hobbs CA., Cleves MA., Erickson SW., MacLeod SL., Malik S., National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Genetic variation affects congenital heart defect risk in the presence of maternal tobacco exposure.. BDRA 2015 June;
  • Journal Article, Tang, X., Cleves, MA., Nick, TG., Li, M., MacLeod, SL., Erickson, SW., Li, J., Shaw, GM., Mosley, BS., Hobbs C. Obstructive hear defects associated with candidate genes, maternal obesity, and folic acid supplementation.. Am J Med Genet A. 2015 June; 167(6):1231-42.
  • Journal Article, Webber, DM., MacLeod, SL., Bamshad, MJ., Shaw, GM., Finnell, RH., Shete, SS., Witte, JS., Erickson, SW., Murphy, LD., Hobbs C. Developments in our understanding of the genetic basis of birth defects. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2015 May;
  • Journal Article, Dawson AL., Tinker SC., Jamieson DJ., Hobbs CA., Rasmussen S., Reefhuis J. Epidemiology of twinning in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2007. BDRA 2015 February; 103(2):85-99.
  • Journal Article, Glidewell J., Reefhuis J., Rasmussen SA., Woomert A., Hobbs CA., Romitti PA., Crider K., National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Factors affecting maternal participation in the genetic component of the National Birth Defects Prevention Study – United States, 1997-2007. Genet Med 2014 April; 16(4):329-337.
  • Journal Article, Hobbs CA., Chowdhury S., Cleves MA., Erickson SW., MacLeod SL., Shaw GM., Shete SJ., Witte JS., Tycko B. Genetic Epidemiology and Nonsyndromic Structural Birth Defects: From Candidate Genes to Epigenetics. JAMA Pediatrics 2014 April; 168(4):371-377.
  • Journal Article, Li M., Erickson SW., Hobbs CA., Li J., Tang X., Nick TG., MacLeod SL., Cleves MA., National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Detecting maternal-fetal genotype interactions associated with conotruncal heart defects: a haplotype-based analysis with penalized logistic regression. Genet Epidemiol 2014 April; 38(3):198-208.
  • Journal Article, Shaw GM., Yang W., Carmichael SL., Vollset SE., Hobbs CA., Lammer EJ., Ueland PM. One-carbon metabolite levels in mid-pregnancy and risks of conotruncal heart defects. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2014 Feb; 100(2):107-115.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Arkansas Proposal to participate in the Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy exposureS (BD-STEPS), CDC, 2013-09-01 00:00:00-2018-08-31 00:00:00
  • Arkansas Proposal to participate in the Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy exposureS (BD-STEPS), CDC, 2013-09-01 00:00:00-2018-08-31 00:00:00
  • Arkansas Proposal to participate in the Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy exposureS (BD-STEPS), CDC, 5U01DD001039-02, 2013-09-01 00:00:00-2018-08-31 00:00:00
  • Arkansas Proposal to participate in the Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy exposureS (BD-STEPS), CDC, 5U01DD001039-03, 2013-09-01 00:00:00-2018-08-31 00:00:00
  • Arkansas Proposal to participate in the Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy exposureS (BD-STEPS), CDC, 5U01DD001039-04, 2013-09-01 00:00:00-2018-08-31 00:00:00
  • Arkansas Reproductive Health Monitoring System, State of AR, 2015-07-01 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00
  • Arkansas Reproductive Health Monitoring System, State of AR, 2015-07-01 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00
  • Genomic and Epigenomic Factors Associated with Non-Syndromic Congenital Heart Defect Risk Year 5, NICHD, 4R01HD039054-15, 2012-04-01 00:00:00-2018-03-31 00:00:00
  • Southern Regional Operations Center at Northwestern University, National Children's Study Vanguard 2.0, NIH, 2012-09-26 00:00:00-2017-09-25 00:00:00

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