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

Yazdany, J, Bansback, N, Clowse, MEB, Collier, D, Laws, K, Liao, K, Michaud, K, Morgans, E, Oates, J, Orozco, C, Reimold, A, Simard, JF, Myslinski, R, Johansson, T, and Kazi, S. "Practice-Level Variation in Quality of Care in the Acr's Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness (RISE) Registry.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, McDaniel, G, and Eudy, AM. "Infertility in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, McDaniel, G, and Eudy, AM. "Infertility in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Eudy, AM, Neil, L, and Clowse, MEB. "Causes of Cesarean Section and Labor Induction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis Pregnancies.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Eudy, AM, Neil, L, and Clowse, MEB. "Causes of Cesarean Section and Labor Induction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis Pregnancies.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, McDaniel, G, and Eudy, AM. "Contraceptive Methods in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, McDaniel, G, and Eudy, AM. "Contraceptive Methods in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis.": WILEY, October 1, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, and Grotegut, C. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Pregnancies of Women With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus." Arthritis care & research 68, no. 10 (October 2016): 1567-1572.

PMID
26815791
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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. "Evaluating Transfer of Certolizumab Pegol into Breast Milk: Results from a Prospective, Postmarketing, Multicenter Pharmacokinetic Study." October 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, Feldman, SR, Isaacs, JD, Kimball, AB, Strand, V, Warren, RB, Xibillé, D, Chen, Y, Frazier, D, Geier, J, Proulx, J, and Marren, A. "Pregnancy Outcomes in the Tofacitinib Safety Databases for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriasis." Drug Safety 39, no. 8 (August 2016): 755-762.

PMID
27282428
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