Adetola F Louis-Jacques

Adetola F Louis-Jacques, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-OBSTETRICS / GYNECOLOGY-GEN
Business Phone: (352) 273-7564
Business Email: louisjacquesa@ufl.edu

About Adetola F Louis-Jacques

Adetola F. Louis-Jacques, MD, joined the University of Florida faculty in July 2021 as an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Louis-Jacques is part of the UF Health Maternal-Fetal Medicine program and is passionate about breastfeeding medicine.

Before joining UF Health, Dr. Louis-Jacques was an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa. After earning her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Dr. Louis-Jacques completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology from the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine from USF.

She has been recognized by multiple organizations over the years for her dedication to medical education, research and patient care, including receiving the Scholar Award from the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine/American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation from 2017-2020. She is a member of Human Heredity and Health in Africa, the International Society of Research in Human Milk and Lactation, the Society for Reproductive Investigation and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

Accomplishments

Fellow
2018 · Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
Scholar Award
2017-2020 · Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine/American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation
Fellow
2017 · American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
NIH Young Investigator Award
2016 · Perinatal Research Society

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2024-2025
BMS6632 Endo and Reproduction

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Areas of Interest
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Breastfeeding
  • C-section
  • Eclampsia
  • Episiotomy
  • Fetal heart monitoring
  • Fetal scalp pH testing
  • Gestational diabetes
  • HELLP syndrome
  • Hyperemesis gravidarum
  • Intrauterine growth restriction
  • Large for gestational age (LGA)
  • Nuchal translucency test
  • Placenta abruption – definition
  • Placenta previa
  • Placental insufficiency
  • Polyhydramnios
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy – health risks
  • Pregnancy and the flu
  • Pregnancy care
  • Stillbirth
  • Ultrasound pregnancy

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-2119-9739

Publications

2024
A systematic review of contaminants in donor human milk.
Maternal & child nutrition. 20(2) [DOI] 10.1111/mcn.13627. [PMID] 38268226.
2024
Florida Doulas’ Perspectives on Their Role in Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Health Disparities
Women's Health Issues. [DOI] 10.1016/j.whi.2024.01.003.
2023
Adverse pregnancy outcomes in Toxoplasma gondii seropositive Hispanic women
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. 49(3):893-903 [DOI] 10.1111/jog.15511. [PMID] 36495217.
2023
Ethnic disparity in diagnosing asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis using machine learning.
NPJ digital medicine. 6(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41746-023-00953-1. [PMID] 37978250.
2023
Improving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Clinical Trials Enrolling Pregnant and Lactating Individuals.
Journal of clinical pharmacology. 63 Suppl 1:S21-S33 [DOI] 10.1002/jcph.2263. [PMID] 37317498.
2023
Maternal gut microbiota in the postpartum Period: A Systematic review.
European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 285:130-147 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2023.03.042. [PMID] 37116306.
2023
Perinatal Health Outcomes Across Rural and Nonrural Counties Within a Single Health System Catchment.
Women's health reports (New Rochelle, N.Y.). 4(1):169-181 [DOI] 10.1089/whr.2022.0061. [PMID] 37096122.
2023
Peripartum women’s perspectives on research study participation in the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium during COVID-19 pandemic.
Journal of clinical and translational science. 7(1) [DOI] 10.1017/cts.2022.476. [PMID] 36755549.
2023
Prenatal Counseling and Preparation for Breastfeeding.
Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America. 50(3):549-565 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ogc.2023.03.007. [PMID] 37500216.
2023
Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatment of Lactational Mastitis.
JAMA. 329(7):588-589 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2023.0004. [PMID] 36701134.
2023
Skin to Skin Contact Correlated with Improved Production and Consumption of Mother’s Own Milk.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 18(6):483-488 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2022.0297. [PMID] 37335327.
2022
Bedsharing may partially explain the reduced risk of sleep-related death in breastfed infants.
Frontiers in pediatrics. 10 [DOI] 10.3389/fped.2022.1081028. [PMID] 36582509.
2022
Can the Healthy Start Risk Screen Predict Perinatal Depressive Symptoms among High-Risk Women?
Children. 9(2) [DOI] 10.3390/children9020180. [PMID] 35204899.
2022
Doula Perspectives on Lactation Education and Breastfeeding Support for Diverse, Low-income Women: A Field Report.
Ecology of food and nutrition. 61(5):638-648 [DOI] 10.1080/03670244.2022.2116434. [PMID] 36031931.
2022
Innovations in Breastfeeding Support.
Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 65(3):648-662 [DOI] 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000736. [PMID] 35894738.
2022
Management of cauda equina syndrome during pregnancy and postpartum.
BMJ case reports. 15(4) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-238793. [PMID] 35487643.
2022
Recommended Core Competencies for Specialists Practicing Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 17(7):553-563 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2022.29214.abm. [PMID] 35849006.
2022
Understanding young Black women’s socialisation and perceptions of sexual and reproductive health.
Culture, health & sexuality. 24(12):1760-1774 [DOI] 10.1080/13691058.2021.2014976. [PMID] 34915810.
2021
“Breast Is Best, But…” According to Childcare Administrators, Not Best for the Childcare Environment.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 16(1):21-28 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2020.0078. [PMID] 33085512.
2021
A Statewide Evaluation of the Breastfeeding Resource Nurse Model.
Nursing for women's health. 25(5):337-345 [DOI] 10.1016/j.nwh.2021.07.007. [PMID] 34478735.
2021
Breastfeeding Challenges: ACOG Committee Opinion Summary, Number 820.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 137(2):394-395 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004254. [PMID] 33481526.
2021
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis diagnosed during pregnancy associated with successful breastfeeding experience.
BMJ case reports. 14(8) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-241232. [PMID] 34413030.
2021
Impact of Doula-Led Lactation Education on Breastfeeding Outcomes in Low-Income, Minoritized Mothers.
The Journal of perinatal education. 30(4):203-212 [DOI] 10.1891/J-PE-D-20-00022. [PMID] 34908819.
2021
Modesty and Security: Attributes Associated with Comfort and Willingness to Engage in Telelactation.
Children (Basel, Switzerland). 8(4) [DOI] 10.3390/children8040271. [PMID] 33916051.
2021
Obstetric rectal laceration in the absence of an anal sphincter injury.
BMJ case reports. 14(8) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2021-243296. [PMID] 34362749.
2021
Perspectives of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women on Participating in Longitudinal Mother-Baby Studies Involving Electronic Health Records: Qualitative Study
JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting. 4(1) [DOI] 10.2196/23842. [PMID] 33666558.
2021
“When Is Health Care Actually Going to Be Care?” The Lived Experience of Family Planning Care Among Young Black Women
Qualitative Health Research. 31(6):1169-1182 [DOI] 10.1177/1049732321993094. [PMID] 33622078.
2020
A Pilot Study of a Sleep Intervention Delivered through Group Prenatal Care to Overweight and Obese Women.
Behavioral sleep medicine. 18(4):477-487 [DOI] 10.1080/15402002.2019.1613995. [PMID] 31130005.
2020
A Scoping Review of Research on the Human Milk Microbiome.
Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association. 36(4):628-643 [DOI] 10.1177/0890334420942768. [PMID] 32735471.
2020
Enabling Breastfeeding to Support Lifelong Health for Mother and Child.
Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America. 47(3):363-381 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ogc.2020.04.001. [PMID] 32762923.
2020
Historical Antecedents of Breastfeeding for African American Women: from the Pre-Colonial Period to the Mid-Twentieth Century.
Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities. 7(5):1003-1012 [DOI] 10.1007/s40615-020-00727-5. [PMID] 32124420.
2020
Impact of a Formal Lactation Curriculum for Residents on Breastfeeding Rates Among Low-Income Women.
The Journal of perinatal education. 29(2):83-89 [DOI] 10.1891/J-PE-D-18-00018. [PMID] 32308357.
2020
Improving Drug Exposure Knowledge During Lactation: Quality Improvement Initiative in Low-Income Women.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 15(3):140-146 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2019.0222. [PMID] 31928350.
2020
Is there a role for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging during pregnancy?
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 33(4):558-563 [DOI] 10.1080/14767058.2018.1497598. [PMID] 29973095.
2020
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome among Infants Born to Mothers with Sickle Cell Hemoglobinopathies.
American journal of perinatology. 37(3):326-332 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0039-1700865. [PMID] 31756755.
2020
Relationship of Anxiety, Inflammation, and Telomere Length in Postpartum Women: A Pilot Study.
Biological research for nursing. 22(2):256-262 [DOI] 10.1177/1099800419890424. [PMID] 31858822.
2020
The development of intestinal dysbiosis in anemic preterm infants.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 40(7):1066-1074 [DOI] 10.1038/s41372-020-0599-z. [PMID] 31992818.
2020
Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm and embolisation during pregnancy.
BMJ case reports. 13(5) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2019-234058. [PMID] 32385120.
2019
‘Why do we need a policy?’ Administrators’ perceptions on breast-feeding-friendly childcare.
Public health nutrition. 22(3):553-563 [DOI] 10.1017/S1368980018002914. [PMID] 30394255.
2019
Perceptions and Practices of Infant Feeding among African American Women
Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 58(4):301-316 [DOI] 10.1080/03670244.2019.1598977.
2018
Associations Among Obesity, Inflammation, and Tryptophan Catabolism in Pregnancy.
Biological research for nursing. 20(3):284-291 [DOI] 10.1177/1099800417738363. [PMID] 29141444.
2018
One Step for a Hospital, Ten Steps for Women: African American Women’s Experiences in a Newly Accredited Baby-Friendly Hospital.
Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association. 34(1):184-191 [DOI] 10.1177/0890334417731077. [PMID] 28938077.
2017
Prenatal diagnosis of aortopulmonary window associated with aberrant subclavian artery.
Cardiology in the young. 27(7):1441-1443 [DOI] 10.1017/S104795111700035X. [PMID] 28300009.
2017
Racial and ethnic disparities in U.S. breastfeeding and implications for maternal and child health outcomes.
Seminars in perinatology. 41(5):299-307 [DOI] 10.1053/j.semperi.2017.04.007. [PMID] 28624126.
2016
A positive association between umbilical cord RBC folate and fetal TL at birth supports a potential for fetal reprogramming
Nutrition Research. 36(7):703-709 [DOI] 10.1016/j.nutres.2016.01.009.
2016
Homocysteine Levels Are not Related to Telomere Length in Cord Blood Leukocytes of Newborns.
American journal of perinatology. 33(6):552-9 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0035-1570318. [PMID] 26692203.
2016
Prenatal Screening for Thrombophilias: Indications and Controversies, an Update.
Clinics in laboratory medicine. 36(2):421-34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cll.2016.01.016. [PMID] 27235922.
2016
Relationships of Feeding and Mother’s Own Milk with Fecal Calprotectin Levels in Preterm Infants.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 11(4):207-12 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2015.0115. [PMID] 27002351.
2015
The very low birth weight infant microbiome and childhood health.
Birth defects research. Part C, Embryo today : reviews. 105(4):252-64 [DOI] 10.1002/bdrc.21115. [PMID] 26663857.

Grants

Jan 2024 ACTIVE
Community-Based Perinatal Mobile Health
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOUNDATION via DIRECT RELIEF
Oct 2022 ACTIVE
Engaging underrepresented populations in cardiovascular disease trials to help reduce disparate outcomes
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB FOUNDATION
Sep 2022 ACTIVE
Collaborative Research: Biocultural context, evolved biology: The microbiome as a nexus between experience, iron homeostasis, and reproduction among U.S. Black women
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Sep 2021 – Jun 2024
15/24 The Healthy Brain and Child Development National Consortium
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDA
Jul 2021 – Jul 2023
Merck for Mothers: Safer Childbirth Cities Tampa
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: REACH UP INC dba REACHUP via MERCK SHARP & DOHME
Jun 2021 – Sep 2021
Study on the Use of Donor Human Milk
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FLORIDA MEDICAL SCHOOLS QUALITY NETWORK via AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN

Education

Fellowship, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
2014-2017 · University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
2010-2014 · Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)
Medical Degree
2010 · University of Vermont College of Medicine

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