Current Fellows


Kathryn E. Patrick, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow – PGY6
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Kathryn Patrick was born in Birmingham, Alabama, but was raised in Kansas City, Kansas. She completed her undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University where she majored in Molecular Cell Biology.  She attended medical school and completed her OBGYN residency at the University of Florida.

Dr. Patrick’s research interests include maternal diabetes and obesity. Specifically, she is interested in aberrant transplacental glucose transfer that can lead to abnormal fetal growth. She is also interested in how the chronic inflammatory state of obesity affects pregnancy. Finally, she is interested in preterm labor and is currently researching a device to inhibit the contractions of preterm labor. Dr. Patrick is invested in medical education and enjoys the several opportunities she has to further OBGYN and MFM knowledge among the residents and medical students.

When not at work, Dr. Patrick enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband, playing the guitar, cooking, reading, and entertaining friends and family.


 

Kendra Sylvester

Kendra Sylvester-Armstrong, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow – PGY5
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Sylvester-Armstrong was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida where she majored in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a concentration in Nutritional Sciences. She attended medical school and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Sylvester-Armstrong’s research interests include gene polymorphisms as it related to personalized medicine in the obstetric population. She is also interested in placental derived exosome regulation of islet function during pregnancy. Dr. Sylvester-Armstrong also enjoys medical education and is the recipient of several teaching awards throughout her career.

When not at work, Dr. Sylvester-Armstrong enjoys spending time with her husband, high intensity interval training at Orange Theory Fitness and traveling.