Anne Lynch, MD, MSPH
Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University College Dublin Ireland School of Medicine (1979)
Graduate School :
  • MPH/MSPH, University of Colorado Denver (1998)
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Director Division of Ophthalmic Epidemiology. https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/ophthalmology/research/ophthalmic-epidemiology

Recognition & Awards

  • Junior Faculty Research Development Award, List Family Foundation Center for Women’s Health Research (2007)
  • Roy M. Pitkin Award, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2002)

Research Interests

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Publications

  • Miller DC, Christopher KL, Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Seibold LK, Mandava N, Taravella MJ. Posterior Capsule Rupture during Cataract Surgery in Eyes Receiving Intravitreal anti-VEGF Injections. Curr Eye Res. 2021 Feb;46(2):179-184. PubMed PMID: 32657614
  • Sieck EG, Madabhushi A, Patnaik JL, Jung JL, Lynch AM, Singh JK. Comparison of Different Surgical Approaches to Inferior Oblique Overaction. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2020 Jul-Sep;70(3):89-93. PubMed PMID: 32511077
  • Christopher KL, Miller DC, Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Davidson RS, Taravella MJ. Comparison of Visual Outcomes of Extended Depth of Focus Lenses in Patients With and Without Previous Laser Refractive Surgery. J Refract Surg. 2020 Jan 1;36(1):28-33. PubMed PMID: 31917848
  • Ryburn C, Patnaik JL, Miller DC, Alexander J, Lynch AM, Davidson RS, Taravella MJ. What Is the Cost of a Posterior Capsule Rupture Complication?. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020 Aug 1;51(8):444-447. PubMed PMID: 32818276
  • Lynch AM, Palestine AG, Wagner BD, Patnaik JL, Frazier-Abel AA, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Holers VM, Mandava N. Complement factors and reticular pseudodrusen in intermediate age-related macular degeneration staged by multimodal imaging. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2020;5(1):e000361. PubMed PMID: 32509962
  • Geiger M, Smith JM, Lynch A, Patnaik JL, Oliver SCN, Dixon JA, Mandava N, Palestine AG. Predictors for recovery of macular function after surgery for primary macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Int Ophthalmol. 2020 Mar;40(3):609-616. PubMed PMID: 31768813
  • Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Pecen PE, Jasso M, Hanson K, Mathias MT, Palestine AG, Mandava N. The impact of advanced age-related macular degeneration on the National Eye Institute's Visual Function Questionnaire-25. Acta Ophthalmol. 2020 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33377625
  • Miller DC, Patnaik JL, Palestine AG, Lynch AM, Christopher KL. Cataract Surgery Outcomes in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive Patients at a Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center in the United States. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 28;:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33369513
  • Dawson VJ, Patnaik JL, Ifantides C, Miller DC, Lynch AM, Christopher KL. Comparison of refractive prediction for intraoperative aberrometry and Barrett True K no history formula in cataract surgery patients with prior radial keratotomy. Acta Ophthalmol. 2020 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33258305
  • Sieck EG, Zukin L, Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Kelley P, Singh JK. Cost comparison of different treatment approaches of dacryocystitis and dacrocystocele. Ther Adv Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan-Dec;12:2515841420926288. PubMed PMID: 33103055
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Palestine AG, Janjic N, Patnaik JL, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Mandava N. Plasma Biomarkers of Reticular Pseudodrusen and the Risk of Progression to Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2020 Sep;9(10):12. PubMed PMID: 32974084
  • Puente MA, Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Snyder BM, Caplan CM, Pham B, Neves da Silva HV, Chen C, Taravella MJ, Palestine AG. Association of Federal Regulations in the United States and Canada With Potential Corneal Donation by Men Who Have Sex With Men. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2020 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32970105
  • Mandava N, Tirado-Gonzalez V, Geiger MD, Patnaik JL, Frazer-Abel A, Lynch AM, Mandava N, Palestine AG, Holers VM, Wagner BD, Sanchez-Santos I, Meizner D, Quiroz-Mercado H, Smith JM. Complement Activation in the Vitreous of Patients With Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020 Sep 1;61(11):39. PubMed PMID: 32965482
  • Mehner LC, Wagner BD, Bol KA, Singh JK, Oliver SC, Patnaik JL, Palestine AG, McCourt EA, Mandava N, Wymore EM, Lynch AM. Trends in Retinopathy of Prematurity over 12 Years in a Colorado Cohort. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2020 Sep 7;:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32893714
  • Ryburn C, Patnaik JL, Miller DC, Alexander J, Lynch AM, Davidson RS, Taravella MJ. What Is the Cost of a Posterior Capsule Rupture Complication?. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020 Aug 1;51(8):444-447. PubMed PMID: 32818276
  • Sieck EG, Madabhushi A, Patnaik JL, Jung JL, Lynch AM, Singh JK. Comparison of Different Surgical Approaches to Inferior Oblique Overaction. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2020 Jul-Sep;70(3):89-93. PubMed PMID: 32511077
  • Lynch AM, Palestine AG, Wagner BD, Patnaik JL, Frazier-Abel AA, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Holers VM, Mandava N. Complement factors and reticular pseudodrusen in intermediate age-related macular degeneration staged by multimodal imaging. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2020;5(1):e000361. PubMed PMID: 32509962
  • Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Echalier EL, Kohrt WM, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Palestine AG, Mandava N. Hormone Therapy as a Protective Factor for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2020 Apr;27(2):148-154. PubMed PMID: 31813321
  • Geiger M, Smith JM, Lynch A, Patnaik JL, Oliver SCN, Dixon JA, Mandava N, Palestine AG. Predictors for recovery of macular function after surgery for primary macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Int Ophthalmol. 2020 Mar;40(3):609-616. PubMed PMID: 31768813
  • Lynch AM, Mandava N, Patnaik JL, Frazer-Abel AA, Wagner BD, Palestine AG, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Cathcart JN, Holers VM. Systemic activation of the complement system in patients with advanced age-related macular degeneration. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2020 Sep;30(5):1061-1068. PubMed PMID: 31203676
  • Lynch AM. Mandava N. Plasma Biomarkers in Patients with Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration Versus Controls. Retina Physician, Conversations in AMD. Published, November 2020.
  • Fredrickson JS, Kolfenbach JR, Holmes JL, Cathcart JN, Lynch AM, Palestine AG. Therapeutic challenges in the treatment of systemic inflammatory disease in pregnancy. Obstet Med. 2019 Dec;12(4):180-185. PubMed PMID: 31853258
  • Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Echalier EL, Kohrt WM, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Palestine AG, Mandava N. Hormone Therapy as a Protective Factor for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2019 Dec 8;:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31813321
  • Sieck EG, Capitena Young CE, Epstein RS, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Refractive outcomes among glaucoma patients undergoing phacoemulsification cataract extraction with and without Kahook Dual Blade goniotomy. Eye Vis (Lond). 2019;6:28. PubMed PMID: 31548974
  • Cerda AM, McCourt EA, Thevarajah T, Wymore E, Lynch AM, Wagner BD. Comparison between weight gain and Fenton preterm growth z scores in assessing the risk of retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 2019 Oct;23(5):281-283. PubMed PMID: 31520720
  • Lynch AM, Mandava N, Patnaik JL, Frazer-Abel AA, Wagner BD, Palestine AG, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Cathcart JN, Holers VM. Systemic activation of the complement system in patients with advanced age-related macular degeneration. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jun 17;:1120672119857896. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31203676
  • Singh JK, Wymore EM, Wagner BD, Thevarajah TS, Jung JL, Kinsella JP, Palestine AG, Lynch AM. Relationship between severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia and severe retinopathy of prematurity in premature newborns. J AAPOS. 2019 Aug;23(4):209.e1-209.e4. PubMed PMID: 31132481
  • Patnaik JL, Pecen PE, Hanson K, Lynch AM, Cathcart JN, Siringo FS, Mathias MT, Mandava N. Driving and Visual Acuity in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmol Retina. 2019 Apr;3(4):336-342. PubMed PMID: 31014686
  • Reddy AK, Patnaik JL, Miller DC, Lynch AM, Palestine AG, Pantcheva MB. Risk factors associated with persistent anterior uveitis after cataract surgery. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30794788
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Weiss SJ, Wall KM, Palestine AG, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Cathcart JN, Patnaik JL, Drolet DW, Janjic N, Mandava N. Proteomic Profiles in Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using an Aptamer-Based Proteomic Technology. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2019 Jan;8(1):14. PubMed PMID: 30697465
  • Lynch AM, Patnaik JL, Cathcart JN, Mathias MT, Siringo FS, Lacey Echalier E, Wagner BD, Oliver SCN, Pecen PE, Olson JL, Fine SL, Palestine AG, Mandava N. COLORADO AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION REGISTRY: Design and Clinical Risk Factors of the Cohort. Retina. 2019 Apr;39(4):656-663. PubMed PMID: 29283981
  • Ahmad M, Patnaik J, Thevarajah T, Cathcart J, Jung J, Singh J, Braverman R, Lynch A, McCourt E. Delayed resolution of retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 2019 Apr;23(2):90.e1-90.e6. PubMed PMID: 30772472
  • Seibold LK, Wagner BD, Lynch AM, Kahook MY. The Diurnal and Nocturnal Effects of Pilocarpine on Intraocular Pressure in Patients Receiving Prostaglandin Analog Monotherapy. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Oct;34(8):590-595. PubMed PMID: 30192156
  • Fredrickson JS, Holmes J, Cathcart JN, Lynch AM, Kolfenbach JR, Palestine AG. Specialty management differences of syphilis and toxoplasmosis surrounding pregnancy: a prospective cross-sectional study. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2018 Jul 3;8(1):10. PubMed PMID: 29971681
  • Lynch AM, Berning AA, Thevarajah TS, Wagner BD, Post MD, McCourt EA, Cathcart JN, Hodges JK, Mandava N, Gibbs RS, Palestine AG. The role of the maternal and fetal inflammatory response in retinopathy of prematurity. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2018 Sep;80(3):e12986. PubMed PMID: 29797537
  • Kim K, Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Wilcox BD, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Browne RW, Lesher LL, Stanford JB, Ye A, Wactawski-Wende J, Mumford SL. Shorter Time to Pregnancy With Increasing Preconception Carotene Concentrations Among Women With 1-2 Previous Pregnancy Losses. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Sep 1;187(9):1907-1915. PubMed PMID: 29767694
  • Manoharan N, Patnaik JL, Bonnell LN, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Kahook MY, Wagner BD, Lynch AM, Seibold LK. Refractive outcomes of phacoemulsification cataract surgery in glaucoma patients. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2018 Mar;44(3):348-354. PubMed PMID: 29605284
  • McCourt EA, Ying GS, Lynch AM, Palestine AG, Wagner BD, Wymore E, Tomlinson LA, Binenbaum G. Validation of the Colorado Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening Model. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Apr 1;136(4):409-416. PubMed PMID: 29543944
  • Kim MY, Guerra MM, Kaplowitz E, Laskin CA, Petri M, Branch DW, Lockshin MD, Sammaritano LR, Merrill JT, Porter TF, Sawitzke A, Lynch AM, Buyon JP, Salmon JE. Complement activation predicts adverse pregnancy outcome in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and/or antiphospholipid antibodies. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 Apr;77(4):549-555. PubMed PMID: 29371202
  • Radin RG, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA, Silver RM, Wactawski-Wende J, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Lesher LL, Wilcox BD, Hinkle SN, Plowden TC, Kim K, Schisterman EF. Recent attempted and actual weight change in relation to pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2018 May;125(6):676-684. PubMed PMID: 29067752
  • Sieck EG, Epstein RS, Kennedy JB, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Patnaik JL, Wagner BD, Lynch AM, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Outcomes of Kahook Dual Blade Goniotomy with and without Phacoemulsification Cataract Extraction. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2018 Jul - Aug;1(1):75-81. PubMed PMID: 32672636
  • McCourt EA, Wagner B, Jung J, Wymore E, Singh J, Enzenauer R, Braverman R, Lynch A. Validation of the CHOP model for detecting severe retinopathy of prematurity in a cohort of Colorado infants. Acta Ophthalmol. 2018 May;96(3):e404-e405. PubMed PMID: 28653816
  • Radin RG, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA, Silver RM, Wactawski-Wende J, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Lesher LL, Wilcox BD, Hinkle SN, Plowden TC, Kim K, Schisterman EF. Recent attempted and actual weight change in relation to pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2017 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29067752
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Hodges JK, Thevarajah TS, McCourt EA, Cerda AM, Mandava N, Gibbs RS, Palestine AG. The relationship of the subtypes of preterm birth with retinopathy of prematurity. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Sep;217(3):354.e1-354.e8. PubMed PMID: 28545834
  • Jung JL, Wagner BD, McCourt EA, Palestine AG, Cerda A, Cao JH, Enzenauer RW, Singh JK, Braverman RS, Wymore E, Lynch AM. Validation of WINROP for detecting retinopathy of prematurity in a North American cohort of preterm infants. J AAPOS. 2017 Jun;21(3):229-233. PubMed PMID: 28506724
  • Pugh SJ, Schisterman EF, Browne RW, Lynch AM, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Silver R, Sjaarda L, Stanford JB, Wactawski-Wende J, Wilcox B, Grantz KL. Preconception maternal lipoprotein levels in relation to fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2017 May 1;32(5):1055-1063. PubMed PMID: 28333301
  • Lazcano-Gomez G, R Soohoo J, Lynch A, N Bonell L, Martinez K, Turati M, Gonzalez-Salinas R, Jimenez-Roman J, Y Kahook M. Neovascular Glaucoma: A Retrospective Review from a Tertiary Eye Care Center in Mexico. J Curr Glaucoma Pract. 2017 May-Aug;11(2):48-51. PubMed PMID: 28924338
  • Bonnell LN, SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Davidson RS, Taravella MJ. One-day postoperative intraocular pressure spikes after phacoemulsification cataract surgery in patients taking tamsulosin. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016 Dec;42(12):1753-1758. PubMed PMID: 28007106
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Mandava N, Palestine AG, Mourani PM, McCourt EA, Oliver SC, Abman SH. The Relationship of Novel Plasma Proteins in the Early Neonatal Period With Retinopathy of Prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Sep 1;57(11):5076-5082. PubMed PMID: 27679852
  • Cao JH, Wagner BD, Cerda A, McCourt EA, Palestine A, Enzenauer RW, Braverman RS, Wong RK, Tsui I, Gore C, Robbins SL, Puente MA Jr, Kauffman L, Kong L, Morrison DG, Lynch AM. Colorado retinopathy of prematurity model: a multi-institutional validation study. J AAPOS. 2016 Jun;20(3):220-5. PubMed PMID: 27166790
  • Ahrens KA, Silver RM, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Galai N, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Zarek S, Schisterman EF. Complications and Safety of Preconception Low-Dose Aspirin Among Women With Prior Pregnancy Losses. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Apr;127(4):689-98. PubMed PMID: 26959198
  • Mumford SL, Silver RM, Sjaarda LA, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Galai N, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Perkins NJ, Schliep KC, Zarek SM, Schisterman EF. Expanded findings from a randomized controlled trial of preconception low-dose aspirin and pregnancy loss. Hum Reprod. 2016 Mar;31(3):657-65. PubMed PMID: 26759138
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Deterding RR, Giclas PC, Gibbs RS, Janoff EN, Holers VM, Santoro NF. The relationship of circulating proteins in early pregnancy with preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Apr;214(4):517.e1-8. PubMed PMID: 26576488
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Giclas PC, West NA, Gibbs RS, Holers VM. The Relationship of Longitudinal Levels of Complement Bb During Pregnancy with Preeclampsia. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2016 Feb;75(2):104-11. PubMed PMID: 26510395
  • Cao JH, Wagner BD, McCourt EA, Cerda A, Sillau S, Palestine A, Enzenauer RW, Mets-Halgrimson RB, Paciuc-Beja M, Gralla J, Braverman RS, Lynch A. The Colorado-retinopathy of prematurity model (CO-ROP): postnatal weight gain screening algorithm. J AAPOS. 2016 Feb;20(1):19-24. PubMed PMID: 26917066
  • Starling AP, Brinton JT, Glueck DH, Shapiro AL, Harrod CS, Lynch AM, Siega-Riz AM, Dabelea D. Associations of maternal BMI and gestational weight gain with neonatal adiposity in the Healthy Start study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Feb;101(2):302-9. PubMed PMID: 25646327
  • Lesher LL, Matyas RA, Sjaarda LA, Newman SL, Silver RM, Galai N, Hovey KM, Wactawski-Wende J, Emerick L, Lynch AM, Mead B, Townsend JM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Stanford J, Schisterman EF. Recruitment for longitudinal, randomised pregnancy trials initiated preconception: lessons from the effects of aspirin in gestation and reproduction trial. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology. 2015; 29(2):162-7. PubMed PMID: 25682951
  • Wong LF, Schliep KC, Silver RM, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Ye A, Galai N, Wactawski-Wende J, Lynch AM, Townsend JM, Faraggi D, Schisterman EF.. The effect of a very short interpregnancy interval and pregnancy outcomes following a previous pregnancy loss. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2015; 212(3):375.e1-11. NIHMSID: NIHMS629856 PubMed PMID: 25246378, PMCID: PMC4346440
  • Schisterman E, Mumford S, Schliep K, Sjaarda L, Stanford J, Lesher L, Wactawski-Wende J, Lynch A, Townsend J, Perkins N, Zarek S, Tsai M, Chen Z, Faraggi D, Galai N, Silver R. Preconception low dose aspirin and time to pregnancy: findings from the effects of aspirin in gestation and reproduction randomized trial. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2015; 100(5):1785-91. PubMed PMID: 25710565, PMCID: PMC4422888
  • Moore GS, Post AL, West NA, Hart JE, Lynch AM. Fetal weight estimation in diabetic pregnancies using the gestation-adjusted projection method: comparison of two timing strategies for third-trimester sonography. Journal of ultrasound in medicine: official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2015; 34(6):971-5. PubMed ] PMID: 26014315
  • Warrick CM, Hart, JE, Lynch AM, Hawkins JA, Bucklin BA. Prevalence and descriptive analysis of congenital heart disease in parturients: Obstetric, Neonatal, and Anesthetic Outcomes. J Clin Anesth. 2015 Jul 2. PMID: 26144911
  • Radin RG, Mumford SL, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Galai N, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Simhan HN, Sjaarda LA, Perkins NJ, Zarek SM, Schliep KC Schisterman EF. Sex ratio following preconception low-dose aspirin in women with prior pregnancy loss. J. Clin. Invest. 10.1172/JCI82357 (2015). Editor’s choice in Science Translational Medicine.
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Deterding RR, Giclas PC, Gibbs RS, Janoff EN, Holers VM, Santoro NF. The Relationship of Circulating Proteins in Early Pregnancy with Preterm Birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0002-9378(15)02294-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.11.001. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26576488.
  • Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Giclas PC, West NA, Gibbs RS, Holers VM. The Relationship of Longitudinal Levels of Complement Bb During Pregnancy with Preeclampsia. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2015 Oct 29. doi: 10.1111/aji.12439. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed. PMID: 26510395.
  • Radin RG, Mumford SL, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Galai N, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Simhan HN, Sjaarda LA, Perkins NJ, Zarek SM, Schliep KC, Schisterman EF. Sex ratio following preconception low-dose aspirin in women with prior pregnancy loss. J Clin Invest. 2015 Sep;125(9):3619-26. PubMed PMID: 26280577
  • Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Schliep KC, Sjaarda LA, Stanford JB, Lesher LL, Wactawski-Wende J, Lynch AM, Townsend JM, Perkins NJ, Zarek SM, Tsai MY, Chen Z, Faraggi D, Galai N, Silver RM. Preconception low dose aspirin and time to pregnancy: findings from the effects of aspirin in gestation and reproduction randomized trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 May;100(5):1785-91. PubMed PMID: 25710565
  • Moore GS, Post AL, West NA, Hart JE, Lynch AM. Fetal weight estimation in diabetic pregnancies using the gestation-adjusted projection method: comparison of two timing strategies for third-trimester sonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Jun;34(6):971-5. PubMed PMID: 26014315
  • Silver RM, Ahrens K, Wong LF, Perkins NJ, Galai N, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Mumford SL, Sjaarda L, Schisterman EF. Low-dose aspirin and preterm birth: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Apr;125(4):876-84. PubMed PMID: 25751215
  • Hoffman MC, Rumer KK, Kramer A, Lynch AM, Winn VD. Maternal and fetal alternative complement pathway activation in early severe preeclampsia. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2014 Jan;71(1):55-60. PubMed PMID: 24128411
  • Wong LF, Schliep KC, Silver RM, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Ye A, Galai N, Wactawski-Wende J, Lynch AM, Townsend JM, Faraggi D, Schisterman EF. The effect of a very short interpregnancy interval and pregnancy outcomes following a previous pregnancy loss. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25246378
  • Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Galai N. Preconception low-dose aspirin and pregnancy outcomes: results from the EAGeR randomised trial. Lancet. 2014 Jul 5;384(9937):29-36. PubMed PMID: 24702835
  • Lynch AM, Hart JE, Agwu OC, Fisher BM, West NA, Gibbs RS. Association of extremes of prepregnancy BMI with the clinical presentations of preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May;210(5):428.e1-9. PubMed PMID: 24321446
  • Lynch AM, Hart JE, Agwu OC, Fisher BM, West NA, Gibbs RS. Association of extremes of prepregnancy BMI with the clinical presentations of preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24321446
  • Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Whitcomb BW, Stanford JB, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Browne RW, Townsend JM, White M, Lynch AM, Galai N. A randomised trial to evaluate the effects of low-dose aspirin in gestation and reproduction: design and baseline characteristics. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Nov;27(6):598-609. PubMed PMID: 24118062
  • Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Whitcomb BW, Stanford JB, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Browne RW, Townsend JM, White M, Lynch AM, Galai N. A randomised trial to evaluate the effects of low-dose aspirin in gestation and reproduction: design and baseline characteristics. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Nov;27(6):598-609. PubMed PMID: 24118062
  • Naresh A, Fisher BM, Hoppe KK, Catov J, Xu J, Hart J, Lynch AM, Gibbs R, Eschenbach D, Gravett M, Beigi RH. A multicenter cohort study of pregnancy outcomes among women with laboratory-confirmed H1N1 influenza. J Perinatol. 2013 Dec;33(12):939-43. PubMed PMID: 24051575
  • Behrendt N, Gibbs RS, Lynch A, Hart J, West NA, Iams JD. Rate of change in cervical length in women with vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Feb;121(2 Pt 1):260-4. PubMed PMID: 23344274
  • Fisher BM, Van Bockern J, Hart J, Lynch AM, Winn VD, Gibbs RS, et al. Pandemic influenza A H1N1 2009 infection versus vaccination: a cohort study comparing immune responses in pregnancy. PLoS ONE 2012;7(3):e33048. PMID: 22457731
  • Metz TD, Lynch AM, Wolfe P, Barry JS, Galan HL. Effect of small for gestational age on hemodynamic parameters in the neonatal period. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Oct;25(10):2093-7. PubMed PMID: 22475050
  • Lynch AM, Eckel RH, Murphy JR, Gibbs RS, West NA, Giclas PC, Salmon JE, Holers VM. Prepregnancy obesity and complement system activation in early pregnancy and the subsequent development of preeclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 May;206(5):428.e1-8. PubMed PMID: 22542119
  • Fisher BM, Van Bockern J, Hart J, Lynch AM, Winn VD, Gibbs RS, Weinberg A. Pandemic influenza A H1N1 2009 infection versus vaccination: a cohort study comparing immune responses in pregnancy. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33048. PubMed PMID: 22457731
  • Lynch AM, Gibbs RS, Murphy JR, Giclas PC, Salmon JE, Holers VM. Early elevations of the complement activation fragment C3a and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jan;117(1):75-83.PMID: 21173647
  • Fisher B, Scott J, Hart J, Winn VD, Gibbs RS, MD, Lynch AM. Behaviors, Attitudes, and Perceptions Regarding Seasonal and H1N1 Influenza Vaccination During the 2009-2010 Season. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jun;204(6 Suppl 1):S107-11. Epub 2011 Feb 22. PMID: 21419386.
  • Kunze M, Hart JE, Lynch AM, Gibbs RS. Intrapartum management of premature rupture of membranes: effect on cesarean delivery rate. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec;118(6):1247-54. PubMed PMID: 22105253
  • Fisher BM, Scott J, Hart J, Winn VD, Gibbs RS, Lynch AM. Behaviors and perceptions regarding seasonal and H1N1 influenza vaccination during pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jun;204(6 Suppl 1):S107-11. PubMed PMID: 21419386
  • Lynch AM, Murphy J, Gibbs R, Levine R, Giclas P, Salmon J, et al. The Interrelationship of Complement Activation Fragments and Angiogenesis–Related Factors in Early Pregnancy and their Independent Association with Preeclampsia. BJOG;117(4):456-62. PMID: 20074261
  • Lynch AM, Murphy JR, Gibbs RS, Levine RJ, Giclas PC, Salmon JE, Holers VM. The interrelationship of complement-activation fragments and angiogenesis-related factors in early pregnancy and their association with pre-eclampsia. BJOG. 2010 Mar;117(4):456-62. PubMed PMID: 20074261
  • Lynch AM, Salmon JE. Dysregulated complement activation as a common pathway of injury in preeclampsia and other pregnancy complications. Placenta. 2010 Jul;31(7):561-7. PubMed PMID: 20427084
  • Kamath BD, Todd JK, Glazner JE, Lezotte D, Lynch AM. Neonatal outcomes after elective cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jun;113(6):1231-8. PubMed PMID: 19461417
  • Lynch AM, Gibbs RS, Murphy JR, Byers T, Neville MC, Giclas PC, Salmon JE, Van Hecke TM, Holers VM. Complement activation fragment Bb in early pregnancy and spontaneous preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Oct;199(4):354.e1-8. PubMed PMID: 18928972
  • Best AC, Meng J, Lynch AM, Bozic CM, Miller D, Grunwald GK, Lynch DA. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: physiologic tests, quantitative CT indexes, and CT visual scores as predictors of mortality. Radiology. 2008 Mar;246(3):935-40. PubMed PMID: 18235106
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  • Lynch A, McDuffie R Jr, Lyons E, Chase M, Orleans M. Perinatal loss among twins. Perm J. 2007 Winter;11(1):7-12. PubMed PMID: 21472048
  • Kahn BF, Davies JK, Lynch AM, Reynolds RM, Barbour LA. Predictors of glyburide failure in the treatment of gestational diabetes. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jun;107(6):1303-9. PubMed PMID: 16738156
  • Dugoff L, Lynch AM, Cioffi-Ragan D, Hobbins JC, Schultz LK, Malone FD, D'Alton ME. First trimester uterine artery Doppler abnormalities predict subsequent intrauterine growth restriction. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep;193(3 Pt 2):1208-12. PubMed PMID: 16157139
  • Schlaff WD, Lynch AM, Hughes HD, Cedars MI, Smith DL. Manipulation of the pill-free interval in oral contraceptive pill users: the effect on follicular suppression. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Apr;190(4):943-51. PubMed PMID: 15118618
  • Behbakht K, Lynch A, Teal S, Degeest K, Massad S. Social and cultural barriers to Papanicolaou test screening in an urban population. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Dec;104(6):1355-61. PubMed PMID: 15572502
  • Best AC, Lynch AM, Bozic CM, Miller D, Grunwald GK, Lynch DA. Quantitative CT indexes in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: relationship with physiologic impairment. Radiology. 2003 Aug;228(2):407-14. PubMed PMID: 12802000
  • Lynch A, McDuffie R, Stephens J, Murphy J, Faber K, Orleans M. The contribution of assisted conception, chorionicity and other risk factors to very low birthweight in a twin cohort. BJOG. 2003 Apr;110(4):405-10. PubMed PMID: 12699803
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • The Association For Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University College Dublin Ireland School of Medicine (1979)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH/MSPH, University of Colorado Denver (1998)
Department: Ophthalmology
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