Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine


University of Missouri Health Care


University of Chicago

Board Certification

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


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Academic Profile

Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology


500 N Keene St
Columbia, MO 65201
United States

P. 573-499-6041

Research Interests

  • Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy
  • Substance Abuse in Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis

Areas of Expertise

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Maternal-Fetal Ultrasound
  • High-Risk Pregnancies

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology Trainee Scholar
  • 2014 Resident Career Research Achievement Award
  • 2014 William T. Griffin Award for Outstanding Patient Care
  • SMFM 2013 Resident Award for Excellence in Obstetrics at the University of Missouri
  • 2013 David G. Hall Symposium Outstanding Research Presentation


  • Stephens A, Ouyang D. Strip of the Month: May 2015. NeoReviews 2015; 16;e316.
  • Stephens A, Karvas R, Schulz L, Schust D. Modeling Preeclampsia: An Emerging Role for Stem Cells. NeoReviews. 2014; 15:e526-536.
  • Yang P, Dai A, Alexenko AP, Liu Y, Stephens AJ, et al. (2014) Abnormal Oxidative Stress Responses in Fibroblasts from Preeclampsia Infants. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103110. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103110
  • Beffa L, Stephens A, Zhong G, Aubuchon M, Schust D. Advances in antichlamydial antibody screening for tubal factor infertility. Sexuality, Reproduction, and Menopause. 2012; 10(1):17-22.
  • Stephens A, Aubuchon M, Schust D. Antichlamydial antibodies, human fertility, and pregnancy wastage. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology [serial online]. 2011;2011:525182

Book Chapter: Schust D.  and A Stephens. Chapter 1. Immunology of Pregnancy. In: Sammaritano L, Bermas B, eds. Contraception and Pregnancy in Rheumatic Disease Patients. 1st ed. Springer; 2014.