Dr. Lo specializes in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies, which include complex maternal or fetal medical issues. She believes that each pregnancy and birth experience is unique and requires individualized care. Dr. Lo finds satisfaction in helping women achieve a healthier pregnancy and delivery, especially those who may otherwise not be able to safely have children. Her current research focus is on the effect of maternal substance use and other factors on placental development in pregnancy.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time baking, running, cooking and hiking.
- B.A., 2004, University of California, Berkeley
- M.D., 2008, Oregon Health & Science University
- Obstetrics and gynecology, University of Utah Health Science Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2012
- Maternal-fetal medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2015
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Memberships and associations
- American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Society of Reproductive Investigation
- Jimenez VA, Wang X, Newman N, Walter NAR, Gonzales S, Lo JO, Ford MM, Cuzon Carlson VC, Grant KA, Kroenke CD. Detecting Neurodevelopmental Effects of Early-Gestation Ethanol Exposure: A Nonhuman Primate Model of Ethanol Drinking During Pregnancy. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2019 Feb;43(2):250-261. doi: 10.1111/acer.13938. Epub 2019 Jan 11. PMID: 30549282; PMCID: PMC6370522.
- Kuo K, Roberts VHJ, Gaffney J, Takahashi DL, Morgan T, Lo JO, Stouffer RL, Frias AE. Maternal High-Fat Diet Consumption and Chronic Hyperandrogenemia Are Associated With Placental Dysfunction in Female Rhesus Macaques. Endocrinology. 2019 Aug 1;160(8):1937-1949. doi: 10.1210/en.2019-00149. PMID: 31180495; PMCID: PMC6656425.
- Sargent JA, Savitsky LM, Dissanayake MV, Lo JO, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Gestational Weight Gain during Pregnancy as an Important Factor Influencing a Successful Trial of Labor following Two Previous Cesareans. Am J Perinatol. 2019 May;36(6):588-593. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670679. Epub 2018 Sep 19. PMID: 30231273; PMCID: PMC7138436.