Megan Elizabeth Bowles Clowse, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Baker House 07, Duke South, Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-2045
Email address megan.clowse@duke.edu

Dr. Megan Clowse is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology.  Her clinical research focuses on the management of rheumatologic diseases in pregnancy. Her current studies include identification of causes for the high rate of infertility among women with rheumatoid arthritis and understanding how psoriatic arthritis impacts pregnancy.

She has conducted studies on vasculitis and ovarian function and pregnancy. She is the Director of the Vasculitis-Pregnancy Registry, an online pregnancy registry for women with these rare conditions.  Additionally, she has collected prospective pregnancies in women with rheumatic disease in the Duke Autoimmunity in Pregnancy Registry that includes clinical data, pregnancy outcomes, and a large sample repository.

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Rheumatology, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2002 - 2005
  • Medical Residetn, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1999
  • M.P.H., University of California at Los Angeles, 1994

Publications

Clowse, MEB, Forger, F, Hwang, C, Thorp, J, Dolhain, RJEM, van Tubergen, A, Shaughnessy, L, Simpson, J, Teil, M, Toublanc, N, Wang, M, and Hale, TW. "MINIMAL TO NO TRANSFER OF CERTOLIZUMAB PEGOL INTO BREAST MILK: RESULTS FROM CRADLE, A PROSPECTIVE, POSTMARKETING, MULTICENTER, PHARMACOKINETIC STUDY." Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. Madrid, SPAIN. June 14, 2017 - June 17, 2017.: BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, June 1, 2017.

Full Text

Clowse, MEB. "Case Study: Lupus in Pregnancy.": WILEY, May 15, 2017.

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Clowse, MEB. "Case Study: Lupus in Pregnancy.": WILEY, May 15, 2017.

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Clowse, MEB. "Overview: Complexity of Disease Management in Pregnancy and Lactation, Consequences of Chronic Disease Itself and Polypharmacy, Use of Asthma and Lupus As Examples.": WILEY, May 15, 2017.

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Clowse, MEB. "Overview: Complexity of Disease Management in Pregnancy and Lactation, Consequences of Chronic Disease Itself and Polypharmacy, Use of Asthma and Lupus As Examples.": WILEY, May 15, 2017.

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Eudy, AM, Siega-Riz, AM, Engel, SM, Franceschini, N, Howard, AG, Clowse, MEB, and Petri, M. "Gestational weight gain in women with systemic lupus erythematosus." Lupus 26, no. 6 (May 2017): 623-632.

PMID
27703053
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Machen, L, and Clowse, MEB. "Vasculitis and Pregnancy." Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America 43, no. 2 (May 2017): 239-247. (Review)

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28390566
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Clowse, MEB, Wallace, DJ, Furie, RA, Petri, MA, Pike, MC, Leszczyński, P, Neuwelt, CM, Hobbs, K, Keiserman, M, Duca, L, Kalunian, KC, Galateanu, C, Bongardt, S, Stach, C, Beaudot, C, Kilgallen, B, Gordon, C, and EMBODY Investigator Group, . "Efficacy and Safety of Epratuzumab in Moderately to Severely Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Results From Two Phase III Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trials." Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.) 69, no. 2 (February 2017): 362-375.

PMID
27598855
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Thorp, J, Clowse, MEB, Forger, F, Hwang, C, Dolhain, RJEM, van Tubergen, A, Shaughnessy, L, Simpson, J, Teil, M, Toublanc, N, Wang, M, and Hale, TW. "Evaluating transfer of certolizumab pegol into breast milk: results from a prospective, postmarketing, multicenter pharmacokinetic study." 37th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society-for-Maternal-Fetal-Medicine (SMFM). Las Vegas, NV. January 23, 2017 - January 28, 2017.: MOSBY-ELSEVIER, January 1, 2017.

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Thorp, J, Clowse, MEB, Forger, F, Hwang, C, Dolhain, RJEM, van Tubergen, A, Shaughnessy, L, Simpson, J, Teil, M, Toublanc, N, Wang, M, and Hale, TW. "Evaluating transfer of certolizumab pegol into breast milk: results from a prospective, postmarketing, multicenter pharmacokinetic study." 37th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society-for-Maternal-Fetal-Medicine (SMFM). Las Vegas, NV. January 23, 2017 - January 28, 2017.: MOSBY-ELSEVIER, January 1, 2017.

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