ROBERT M SILVER portrait
  • Adjunct Professor, Population Health Sciences
  • Professor, Obstetrics And Gynecology
801-581-8425

Research Keywords

  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Stillbirth
  • Cesarean Section
  • Placenta Accreta
  • Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
  • Immunologic Diseases
  • Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

Presentations

  • Thromboembolism in Pregnancy. Maternal Medical Complications. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Postgraduate Course, 31st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. , , 2011.
  • Prior Stillbirth. Workshop on the timing of indicated late preterm and early term birth. NICHD and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA. , , 2011.
  • Obstetric hemorrhage and placenta accreta, Idaho Perinatal Project. Winter Conference. Boise, ID. , , 2011.
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean: an update. Idaho Perinatal Project. Winter conference. Boise, ID. , , 2011.
  • State of the Science: Do efforts to prevent late preterm and early term births affect the stillbirth Rate? March of Dimes, White Plains, NY. , , 2011.
  • Thrombophilias and Obstetrics; Utah Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2010.
  • Delivery After Previous Cesarean: Long Term Maternal Outcomes. NIH Consensus Development Conference on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Bethesda, MD. , , 2010.
  • Management of Stillbirth. 2010 Idaho Perinatal Project Winter Conference. Nampa, ID. , , 2010.
  • Stillbirth Evaluation. 2010 Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. , , 2010.
  • Perinatal Loss Genetics. 25th Annual Perinatal Conference. Steamboat Springs, CO. , , 2010.
  • Silver RM. Recurrent pregnancy loss and antiphospholipid syndrome. Safety in Obstetrics: A View to the Future, Bogota, Columbia. , , 2010.
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Safety in Obstetrics: A View to the Future, Bogota, Columbia. , , 2010.
  • Thromboembolism. Safety in Obstetrics: A View to the Future, Bogota, Columbia. , , 2010.
  • Thrombophilia work-up: Who needs one? Washington State Obstetrical Association annual meeting, Seattle, WA. , , 2010.
  • Silver RM. Stillbirth. Safety in Obstetrics: A View to the Future, Bogota, Columbia. , , 2010.
  • Obstetric hemorrhage. Safety in Obstetrics: A View to the Future, Bogota, Columbia. , , 2010.
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean: The pendulum is hitting me in the face. Twenty-sixth annual perinatal conference, Steamboat Springs, CO. , , 2010.
  • Obstetric bleeding: an update. 50th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2009.
  • Do You Use Ultrasound in Evaluating Preterm Labor? 24th Annual Perinatal Conference. Steamboat Springs, CO. , , 2009.
  • Late Preterm Birth: More harm than good? 24th Annual Perinatal Conference. Steamboat Springs, CO. , , 2009.
  • Update on causes of preterm labor. Society for Pediatric Pathology. Perinatal Pathology Course. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2008.
  • Causes of stillbirth. Society for Pediatric Pathology. Perinatal Pathology Course. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2008.
  • Thrombophilias in Obstetrics. 39th Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium. Azeleas, Dogwoods and Obstetric Controversies. Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston, SC. , , 2008.
  • Cesarean Delivery: The dark side.... 39th Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium. Azeleas, Dogwoods and Obstetric Controversies. Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston, SC. , , 2008.
  • Management of Stillbirth. 39th Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium. Azeleas, Dogwoods and Obstetric Controversies. Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston, SC. , , 2008.
  • Placenta accreta: an update. 49th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2008.
  • Aspirin: old, cheap, but still sexy. 23rd Annual Perinatal Conference. Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2008.
  • Overview of definitions: a clinical perspective. Population based surveillance of fetal death: definitions and inclusion criteria. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Atlanta, GA. , , 2008.
  • Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network Presentation. National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council 136th Meeting. Bethesda, MD. , , 2008.
  • Thrombophilias in pregnancy. 60th Anniversary of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Advances in Care, Research and Education. Denver, CO. , , 2008.
  • Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network. Stillbirth Classification System: developing an international consensus for research. NICHD Workshop. Washington, DC. , , 2007.
  • Thrombophilias in Obstetrics. E. Stewart Taylor lectureship, Colorado Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, Denver, CO. , , 2007.
  • Thrombophilias for the general obstetrician. 48th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2007.
  • Management of Stillbirth. 48th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2007.
  • Low dose aspirin: Can it promote world peace? 48th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2007.
  • Stillbirth: Still here, Why? 21st Annual Perinatal Conference. Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2007.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus in pregnancy. XVIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2006. , , 2006.
  • Maternal outcomes following C-sections upon maternal request. Perinatal Leader’s Regional Summit. Cincinnati, OH. , , 2006.
  • Approaches to prevention including maternal therapy. Workshop on Perinatal-Neonatal arterial stroke. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Bethesda, MD. , , 2006.
  • Elective cesarean delivery; Controversies and evidence. 47th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2006.
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss. Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California Perinatal Medicine Course. Maui, HI. , , 2006.
  • Thrombophilias in pregnancy. Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California Perinatal Medicine Course. Maui, HI. , , 2006.
  • Cesarean: safe but not risk free. Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Perinatal Medicine Course. Maui, HI. , , 2006.
  • Managing therapeutic anticoagulation in pregnancy and peripartum – honing specific strategies. Obstetric Medicine Scientific Forum. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 26th Annual Meeting. Miami, FL. , , 2006.
  • Cesarean delivery: The dark side. 21st Annual Perinatal Conference at Beaver Creek. Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2006.
  • Cesarean sections – Current state of concern? Clinical Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Boston, MA. , , 2005.
  • Controversies in recurrent pregnancy loss. Clinical Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Boston, MA. , , 2005.
  • Thrombophilia for the Obstetrician. Update in Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. John's Medical Center. Detroit, MI. , , 2005.
  • Evaluation of recurrent pregnancy loss. Update in Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. John's Medical Center. Detroit, MI. , , 2005.
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome: An update. Reproductive Biology Seminar, Visiting Professor. Brown University School of Medicine. Providence, Rhode Island. , , 2005.
  • Management of non-genetic causes of recurrent pregnancy loss. Evidence based management. First International IVI Congress. Valencia, Spain. , , 2005.
  • Prophylactic administration of TNF alpha antibodies reduces the morbidity of LPS-induced preterm birth in a murine model. Society for Gynecologic Investigation 52nd Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. , , 2005.
  • Forceps and vacuum, an update. Idaho Perinatal Project 2005 Winter Conference. Boise ID. , , 2005.
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network. The MFMU Cesarean registry: Maternal morbidity associated with multiple repeat cesarean delivery. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 25th Annual Meeting. Reno, NV. , , 2005.
  • Thrombophilias and obstetric complications - will everyone end up on heparin? Medical complications of pregnancy postgraduate course. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 25th Annual Meeting. Reno, NV. , , 2005.
  • Management of thrombophilic diseases in pregnancy. Master's series luncheon roundtables. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 25th Annual Meeting. Reno, NV. , , 2005.
  • Where are we heading with assisted vaginal birth? 20th Annual Perinatal Conference. Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2005.
  • Thrombophilias. Pacific Northwest Obstetrical and Gynecological Association. 56th Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, ID. , , 2004.
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss. Clinical Conference, Kapiolani Medical Center, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. , , 2004.
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss. Pacific Northwest Obstetrical and Gynecological Association. 56th Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, ID. , , 2004.
  • Rh isoimmunization, prevention and management. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 51st Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA. , , 2004.
  • Forceps and Vacuum: Current controversies. Clinical conference, Kapiolani Medical Center, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. , , 2004.
  • Thrombophilias in pregnancy. Clinical conference, Kapiolani Medical Center,University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. , , 2004.
  • Platelet disorders in pregnancy. Clinical Conference, Kapiolani Medical Center, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. , , 2004.
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Clinical Conference, Queens Medical Center, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. , , 2004.
  • New technology: Clinical implications for obstetrics (proteomics makes me excited). 19th Annual Perinatal Conference. Beaver Creek, Colorado. , , 2004.
  • Forceps and vacuum: Medieval and outdated or modern day wonder? 45th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Controversies. Park City, UT. , , 2004.
  • Silver RM. A stitch in time saves nothing. Eighteenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, Colorado. , , 2003.
  • Silver RM. Current Controversies in Obstetrics: VBAC to Cesarean section on demand. The 11th Annual McKay-Dee Heart and Specialty Outreach Symposium. Ogden, UT. , , 2003.
  • Silver RM. Scaring patients with ultrasound. Obsterical Challenges of the 3rd Millenium. Scottsdale, AZ. , , 2003.
  • Silver RM. Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Obsterical Challenges of the 3rd Millenium. Scottsdale, AZ. , , 2003.
  • Scaring patients with Obstetric ultrasound. 44th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology update, Park City, UT. , , 2003.
  • Silver RM. Maternal antiphospholipid autoantibodies: Implications for the developing embryo and fetus and mechanism of action. Teratology Society, 2003 meeting. Philadelphia, PA. , , 2003.
  • Silver RM. Platelet disorders in pregnancy. 43rd Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology update, Park City, UT. , , 2002.
  • Silver RM. Lupus in pregnancy. Medical complications in pregnancy postgraduate course; Society for maternal fetal medicine 22nd annual meeting. New Orleans, LA. , , 2002.
  • Silver RM. Recurrent pregnancy loss: An update. James W. Wiggins M.D., Lectureship. Albuquerque, NM. , , 2002.
  • Cerclage: Too much of a good thing? 43rd Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology update, Park City, UT. , , 2002.
  • Silver RM. Scaring patients with ultrasound. Sixteenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2002.
  • Silver RM. Thrombophilias and Obstetric Complications: Fact or fiction? Fifteenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2001.
  • Silver RM. Pregnant patients with low platelets: What should we do? Ultrasound and high risk obstetrics update. Crozier Chester Medical Center, PA. , , 2001.
  • Silver RM. Thrombophilias in pregnancy: What to order, When and how to treat. Ultrasound and high risk obstetrics update. Crozier Chester Medical Center, PA. , , 2001.
  • Silver RM. HIV infection; is cesarean delivery for everyone? Fourteenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2000.
  • Silver RM. Unexplained fetal death. University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA. , , 2000.
  • Silver RM. SLE and connective tissue disease in pregnancy. Idaho Perinatal Project Winter Conference, Boise, ID. , , 2000.
  • Silver RM. Beta-2-glycoprotein-I antibodies and pregnancy loss. 9th International symposium on antiphospholipid antibodies. Tours, France. , , 2000.
  • Silver RM. Thrombosis in pregnancy. Idaho Perinatal Project Winter Conference, Boise, ID. , , 2000.
  • Silver RM. Ultrasound in multiple gestation. Practical applications of obstetric ultrasound. Philadelphia, PA. , , 1999.
  • Fetal growth assessment. Practical applications of obstetric ultrasound. Philadelphia, PA. , , 1999.
  • Silver RM. Autoimmune disease in pregnancy. American College of Obstetrics and gynecology 46th Annual meeting, postgraduate course. Philadelphia, PA. , , 1999.
  • What's new in maternal fetal medicine? Obstetrics and Gynecology postgraduate course, Park City, UT. , , 1999.
  • Maternal mortality symposium; sepsis. Obstetrics and Gynecology postgraduate course, Park City, UT. , , 1999.
  • Silver RM. HIV infection in pregnancy. American College of Obstetrics and gynecology 46th Annual meeting, postgraduate course. Philadelphia, PA. , , 1999.
  • Silver RM. Repetitive pregnancy loss. Update in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Colorado Springs, CO. , , 1999.
  • Silver RM. Platelet disorders in pregnancy. Update in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Colorado Springs, CO. , , 1999.
  • Silver RM. Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. American College of Obstetrics and gynecology 46th Annual meeting, postgraduate course. Philadelphia, PA. , , 1999.
  • Silver RM. Low dose aspirin in pregnancy. Second International conference on sex hormones and pregnancy in rheumatic diseases. Trondheim, Norway. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. HIV infection in pregnancy. American College of Obstetrics and gynecology 46th Annual meeting, postgraduate course. New Orleans, LA. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. American College of Obstetrics and gynecology 46th Annual meeting, postgraduate course. New Orleans, LA. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. Intravenous immune globulin and antiphospholipid syndrome. Second International conference on sex hormones and pregnancy in rheumatic diseases. Trondheim, Norway. , , 1998.
  • Trauma in pregnancy. Northern Utah Critical Care Consortium. McKay Dee Hospital, Ogden, UT. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. Intravenous immune globulin; a medication in search of an indication. Thirteenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 1998.
  • HIV infection in pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology postgraduate course, Park City, UT. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. Autoimmune disease in pregnancy. American College of Obstetrics and gynecology 46th Annual meeting, postgraduate course. New Orleans, LA. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. Second International conference on sex hormones and pregnancy in rheumatic diseases. Trondheim, Norway. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. BV in pregnancy: an answer to prematurity prevention? Thirteenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 1998.
  • Silver RM. Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. Washington State Obstetrical Association, Seattle, WA. , , 1997.
  • Silver RM. Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia. Twelfth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 1997.
  • Silver RM. Antiphospholipid syndrome with negative antibodies. Eleventh annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 1996.
  • Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia. Maternal fetal medicine postgraduate course, Park City, UT. , , 1996.
  • Silver RM, Smith L, Edwin SS, Scott JR, Branch DW. Immunoglobulin fractions from women with antiphospholipid antibodies have variable effects on murine pregnancy. Lupus 1996;5:552. Seventh international symposium on antiphospholipid antibodies, New Orleans, LA. , , 1996.
  • Parvovirus in pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology postgraduate course, Park City, UT. , , 1995.
  • Non-immune hydrops. Obstetric transport postgraduate course, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 1995.
  • Silver RM. Acardiac twins. Tenth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 1995.
  • Silver RM. Getting started: pitfalls to avoid. Fellows retreat, Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, Orlando, FL. , , 1995.
  • Silver RM, Porter TF, Greenhall AE, van Leeuwen I, Lyon JL. Anticardiolipin antibodies: Clinical consequences of low titers. Sixth International symposium on antiphospholipid antibodies. Leuven, Belgium. , , 1994.
  • Silver RM. Antiphospholipid syndrome. Ninth annual perinatal conference at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO. , , 1994.
  • Silver RM. Intrauterine fetal growth retardation: an update. Maternal-fetal medicine postgraduate course. Park City, UT. , , 1993.
  • Silver RM, Draper ML, Byrne SL, Ashwood EA, Branch DW: Unexplained elevations of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein in women with antiphospholipid antibodies: A predictor of fetal death. Society of Perinatal Obstetricians; San Francisco, CA. , , 1993.
  • Silver RM. Obstetric thromboembolism. Maternal-fetal medicine postgraduate course. Park City, UT. , , 1993.
  • Silver RM, Trautman MS, Simmons D, Dudley DJ, Branch DW, Mitchell MD: Decidual production of a newly-recognized form of inducible cyclo-oxygenase (Cox II) in lipopolysaccharide (LPS) treated mice. Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Toronto, Ontario. , , 1993.
  • Silver RM, Lohner S, Dudley DJ, Mitchell MD, Branch DW: Fetal death and preterm delivery in mice treated with interleukin-1. American Association of Immunologists; Clinical Immunology Society, Denver, CO. , , 1993.
  • Silver RM, Chen S, Dudley DJ, Mitchell MD, Branch DW: Infection mediated pregnancy loss; PGE2 and interleukin-6 production by murine decidual explants. Aspen Perinatal Conference, Aspen, Colorado. , , 1992.
  • Silver RM, Draper ML, Scott JR, Lyon JL, Branch DW: Antiphospholipid antibodies: An historical cohort. Fifth International symposium on antiphospholipid antibodies. San Antonio, Texas. , , 1992.
  • Silver RM, Branch DW, Dudley DJ, Scott JR. Antiphospholipid syndrome. Outcome of treated pregnancies: an update of the Utah experience. Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, Orlando, Florida. , , 1990.
  • Late Preterm Birth: Worse Than You Think. Keynote Address. 2010 Idaho Perinatal Project Winter Conference. Nampa, ID. , , 2010.
  • Late Preterm Birth: It's Worse Than You Think. 51st Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update and Current Controversies. University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Post Graduate Course. Park City, UT. , , 2010.
  • Silver RM for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network (SCRN). Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network: Proximate causes of death in a prospective, population-based, multi-center, case-control study with a standardized protocol. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 30th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. , , 2010.
  • Vaginal birth after Cesarean: an update. Washington State Obstetrical Association annual meeting, Seattle, WA. , , 2010.
  • Stillbirth: Where are we and where are we going? Keynote speaker. 15th Annual Perinatal Bereavement Conference. Chicago, IL. , , 2006.
  • Cesarean sections: Current state of concerns. 12th Annual Martha Browning Bryant Memorial Lecture. Portland, OR. , , 2006.
  • Thrombophilias in Obstetrics. 25th Annual Robert Newman MD Memorial Lecture, Kansas City Gynecological Society, Kansas City, MO. , , 2005.
  • Thrombophilias and pregnancy. Idaho Perinatal Project 2005 Winter Conference. Boise, ID. , , 2005.
  • Scaring patients with obstetric ultrasound. Pacific Northwest Obstetrical and Gynecological Association. 56th Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, ID. , , 2004.
  • Silver RM. Antiphospholipid syndrome. Washington State Obstetrical Association, Seattle, WA. , , 1997.
  • Silver RM. Mechanisms of infection mediated pregnancy loss. Reproductive scientist development program. Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Chicago, Il. , , 1995.

Languages

  • English, Fluent.