Janine Bieda, Ph.D., M.S., C.N.M.

Academic Affiliations

Director, Clinical Research Operations

  • Obstetrical Inpatient and Triage Unit, Center for Advanced Obstetrical Care & Research
  • Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD/NIH/DHHS
  • Ph.D., Women’s Health and Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.S., Nurse-Midwifery and Parent-Child Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • B.S.N., Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives, Certification #6941
  • Certified Nurse-Midwife, State of Michigan License #4704176903
  • Registered Nurse, State of Michigan License #4704176905
    Professional & Research Accomplishments
    • Perinatology Research Branch Lead Study Coordinator, PREGNANT Trial, “The Effect of Vaginal Progesterone Administration in the Prevention of Preterm Birth in Women with a Short Cervix”
    Professional & Research Interests
    • Prevention of Type 2 diabetes development in women with a prior history of gestational diabetes and other risk factors for the development of chronic illness after pregnancy
    • Socioeconomic, environmental and biological determinants of preterm birth and preventive therapeutic interventions
    Awards & Recognition
    • National Research Service Award, Doctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan
    • James B Angell Scholar, University of Michigan
    • National Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau
    Select Publications
    • Romero R, Gomez-Lopez N, Winters AD, Jung E, Shaman M, Bieda J, Panaitescu B, Pacora P, Erez O, Greenberg JM, Ahmad MM, Hsu CD, Theis KR. Evidence that intra-amniotic infections are often the result of an ascending invasion - a molecular microbiological study. J Perinat Med. 2019 Nov 26; 47:915-931. PMID: 31693497
    • Theis KR, Romero R, Winters AD, Greenberg JM, Gomez-Lopez N, Alhousseini A, Bieda J, Maymon E, Pacora P, Fettweis JM, Buck GA, Jefferson KK, Strauss JF 3rd, Erez O, Hassan SS. Does the human placenta delivered at term have a microbiota? Results of cultivation, quantitative real-time PCR, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, and metagenomics. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Mar; 220:267.e1-267.e39. PMID: 30832984
    • Romero R, Hassan SS, Gajer P, Tarca AL, Fadrosh DW, Bieda J, Chaemsaithong P, Miranda J, Chaiworapongsa T, Ravel J. The vaginal microbiota of pregnant women who subsequently have spontaneous preterm labor and delivery and those with a normal delivery at term. Microbiome. 2014 May 27; 2:18. PMID: 24987521