Philosophy of Care
Dr. Taché believes in complete, patient centered care for education and treatment of women with high-risk pregnancies.
Dr. Taché specializes in taking care of women with high-risk pregnancies. Her clinical interests include fetal growth abnormalities, multiples and higher order multiples, prevention of preterm birth, maternal coagulation disorders and endocrine disorders. Dr. Taché’s research interests include placental based diseases including fetal growth restriction, and comparison of current treatment outcomes of patients with multiple gestations with various imaging modalities. Other interests include fellow, resident and medical student education.
Maternal Fetal Medicine
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 2003
B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1998
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2007
UC San Diego, San Diego, California, 2010
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2009
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2012
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Society for Gynecologic Investigation
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Honors and Awards
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) New Investigator Finalist, 2010
California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program recipient, 2009
NIH New Investigator Travel Award, International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA), 2009
Fellows Teaching Award, UCSD, 2008
Select Recent Publications
Wan JJ, Schrimmer D, Taché V, Quinn K, Lacoursiere DY, James G, Benirschke K, Pretorius DH. Current practices in determining amnionicity and chorionicity in multiple gestations. Prenat Diagn. 2011 Jan;31(1):125-30. doi: 10.1002/pd.2663.
Taché V, LaCoursiere DY, Saleemuddin A, Parast MM. Placental expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1/soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 correlates with severity of clinical preeclampsia and villous hypermaturity. Hum Pathol. 2011 Sep;42(9):1283-8. Epub 2011 Feb 21.
Tache V, Tarsa, M, Romine L, Pretorius D. Three Dimensional Obstetric Ultrasound. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 29: 147-55 (2008).
Lu MC, Tache V, Alexander GR, Kotelchuck M, Halfon N. Preventing low birth weight: Is prenatal care the answer? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med.13:362-80 (2003)