Verena Kuret

Verena Kuret

About Verena Kuret

PERINATOLOGIST

SUB-SPECIALTY

Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Infectious Disease

EDUCATION

BSc (MD) at UBC 

University of Calgary

FELLOWSHIP

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at UBC

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

Clinical Assistant Professor

 

CERTIFICATION

MD, FRCSC

MFM Specialist  Clinical Assistant Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

ROUNDS GROUPS

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Rounds

Fetal Diagnosis &Therapy (FD&T) Rounds

Cardiac OB Rounds

Member of the MNCY COVID-19 Working Group

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

SOGC, AMA, CMA, CPSA, ISUOG

RESEARCH

My areas of interest and research focus on reproductive infectious diseases and the effects of infection on maternal and fetal health.  I will be completing additional training in 2021/2022 with the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health through their Global Infectious Diseases Program.   

Canadian Surveillance of COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Epidemiology, Maternal and Infant Outcomes  PI - National: Dr Deborah Money, Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of British Columbia. Pan-Canadian Surveillance Program.  Co-Leads – Provincial, AB: Dr. Kuret and Dr E. Castillo. University of Calgary, Reproductive Infectious Diseases, Obstetrics, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, Pathology, Microbiology. Reproductive Infectious Diseases  

Pregnancy During the COVID-19 Pandemic:  Maternal – Infant Dyad Epidemiology, Comorbidities and Outcomes in Alberta, Canada   University of Calgary, Reproductive Infectious Diseases, Obstetrics, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, Pathology, Microbiology. Collaboration with CANCOVID-Preg: A National Surveillance Program of COVID-19 in Pregnancy  PI: V Kuret, E Castillo Research Team: M Pastuck, Jimena Rodriguez  

Canadian COVID-19 Vaccine  Registry  for  Pregnant  and  Lactating  Individuals  (COVERED):  An  Evaluation  of  Safety,  Effectiveness, and Acceptability.  PI: Dr Deborah Money.  Alberta Co-Lead: Dr V. Kuret and Dr E. Castillo 

Stritzke, Amelie & Murthy, Prashanth & Kaur, Sharandeep & Kuret, Verena & Liang, Zhiying & Howell, Sarah & Tyberg, John. (2019). Arterial flow patterns in healthy transitioning near-term neonates. BMJ Paediatrics Open. 3. e000333. 10.1136/bmjpo-2018-000333.

The Rounds Table – Healthy Debate Podcast, Invited Guest (Dec 2020) Episode 21 – “COVID-19 and Pregnancy with Dr. Kuret”      

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