Philosophy of Care
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, and caring for women with a history of early onset preeclampsia.
Taché’s research interests include placental based diseases including fetal growth restriction, and congenital infections (CMV, Zika) and improving medical education.
Residency Program Director
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic
4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1998
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2012
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Select Honors and Awards:
APGO Scholars and Leaders Program candidate, 2016
APGO/CREOG Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
Richard H. Oi OB/GYN Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012
K30-Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (MCRTP), Junior Faculty, 2011
NIH New Investigator Travel Award, International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA), 2009
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) New Investigator Finalist, 2010
Select Recent Publications:
Taché V, Baer RJ, Currier RJ, Li CS, Towner D, Waetjen LE, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Population-based biomarker screening and the development of severe preeclampsia in California. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct;211(4):377.
Wolfe LM, Thiagarajan RD, Boscolo F, Taché V, Coleman RL, Kim J, Kwan WK, Loring JF, Parast M, Laurent LC. Banking placental tissue: an optimized collection procedure for genome-wide analysis of nucleic acids. Placenta. 2014;35(8): 645-54.
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.
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.
Tache V, Tarsa, M, Romine L, Pretorius D. Three Dimensional Obstetric Ultrasound. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2008;29:147-55.
Lu MC, Tache V, Alexander GR, Kotelchuck M, Halfon N. Preventing low birth weight: Is prenatal care the answer? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2003;13:362-80.