The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jill M. Maples, PhD

Associate Professor
Research

 

Clinical Focus

Clinical Research

Education

PhD
Bioenergetics
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

BS, MS
Exercise Physiology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Honors and Awards

2017 WKU College of Health and Human Services Faculty Research Award
2015 WKU Office of Sponsored Programs: First Time Awardee
2015 WKU Office of Sponsored Programs: Early Investigator Award
2014 WKU Office of Sponsored Programs: Promising Junior Investigator Award
2009 University of Tennessee Graduate Magna Cum Laude
2007 Top Graduate in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
2007 University of Tennessee Graduate Summa Cum Laude
Henry F. Nemcik Academic Achievement Award
Russell E. Leed Academic Achievement Award

Certification

American College of Sports Medicine
American Physiological Society

Current Publications

Ehrlich SF, Maples J, Burnette S, Rand B, Zite N, Paudel A, Fortner K..
Individual-level determinants of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant people in East Tennessee. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2023 Jul;162(1):6-12. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.14698. Epub 2023 Mar 11.

Spires B, Brewton A, Maples JM, Ehrlich SF, Fortner KB.
Vaccine hesitancy in women's health. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2023 Jun;50(2):401-419. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2023.02.013.

Ehrlich S, Maples J, Burnette S, Rand B, Zite N, Paudel A, Fortner K.
Individual level determinants of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant people in East Tennessee. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2023 Feb 21. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.14698. Online ahead of print.

Mirsky EL, Mastronardi AM, Paudel A, Young ML, Zite NB, Maples JM.
The COVID-19 pandemic and prevalence of gestational diabetes: Does gestational weight gain matter? Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2023 Feb 8:100899. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2023.100899. Online ahead of print.

Olenick AA, Pearson RC, Shaker N, Blankenship MM, Tinius RA, Winchester LJ, Oregon E, Maples JM.
African American females are less metabolically flexible compared with Caucasian American females following a single high-fat meal: A pilot study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 Oct 9;19(19):12913.doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912913

Olenick AA, Pearson RC, Shaker N, Blankenship MM, Tinius RA, Winchester LJ, Oregon E, Maples JM.
African American females are less metabolically flexible compared with Caucasian American females following a single high-fat meal: A pilot study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 Oct 9;19(19):12913.doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912913

Howard K, Maples JM, Tinius RA.
Modifiable maternal factors and their relationship to postpartum depression. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 Sep 29;19(19):12393.doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912393

Howard K, Maples JM, Tinius RA.
Modifiable maternal factors and their relationship to postpartum depression. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 Sep 29;19(19):12393.doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912393

Ehrlich SF, Rand B, Zite NB, Fortner KB, Paudel A, Peterson C, Maples JM.
Exploring the relationship between regular physical activity and the 24-hour glucose cycle in gestational glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes mellitus. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2022 Sep 8;S0002-9378(22)00725-6.doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.09.004. Online ahead of print.

Ehrlich SF, Rand B, Zite NB, Fortner KB, Paudel A, Peterson C, Maples JM.
Exploring the relationship between regular physical activity and the 24-hour glucose cycle in gestational glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes mellitus. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2022 Sep 8;S0002-9378(22)00725-6.doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.09.004. Online ahead of print.

Menke BR, Duchette C, Tinius RA, Wilson AQ, Altizer EA, Maples JM.
Physical activity during pregnancy and newborn body composition: A systematic review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jun 10;19(12):7127. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19127127.

Menke BR, Duchette C, Tinius RA, Wilson AQ, Altizer EA, Maples JM.
Physical activity during pregnancy and newborn body composition: A systematic review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jun 10;19(12):7127. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19127127.

Tinius RA, Maples JM, Schafer MA, Paudel A, Fortner KB, Zite NB, Nagpal TS.
To be active or to stop? A cross-sectional retrospective study exploring provider advice and patient fears surrounding physical activity in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 17;19(10):6076. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19106076.

Tinius RA, Maples JM, Schafer MA, Paudel A, Fortner KB, Zite NB, Nagpal TS.
To be active or to stop? A cross-sectional retrospective study exploring provider advice and patient fears surrounding physical activity in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 17;19(10):6076. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19106076.

Maples JM, Zite NB, Oyedeji O, Chamberlin SM, Mastronardi AM, Gregory S, Gatwood JD, Hohmeier KC, Booker ME, Perry JD, Moss HK, Kilgore LC.
Availability of the HPV vaccine in regional pharmacies and provider perceptions regarding HPV vaccination in the pharmacy setting. Vaccines (Basel). 2022 Feb 24;10(3):351. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10030351.

Maples JM, Zite NB, Oyedeji O, Chamberlin SM, Mastronardi AM, Gregory S, Gatwood JD, Hohmeier KC, Booker ME, Perry JD, Moss HK, Kilgore LC.
Availability of the HPV vaccine in regional pharmacies and provider perceptions regarding HPV vaccination in the pharmacy setting. Vaccines (Basel). 2022 Feb 24;10(3):351. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10030351.

Tinius RA, Blankenship MM, Maples JM, Pitts BC, Norris ES, Hoover DL, Olenick A, Lambert J, Cade WT.
Validity of the 6-minute walk test and YMCA submaximal cycle test during midpregnancy. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research.

Tinius RA, Blankenship MM, Maples JM, Pitts BC, Norris ES, Hoover DL, Olenick A, Lambert J, Cade WT.
Validity of the 6-minute walk test and YMCA submaximal cycle test during midpregnancy. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research.

Oyedeji O, Maples JM, Gregory S, Chamberlin SM, Gatwood JD, Wilson AQ, Zite NB, Kilgore LC.
Pharmacists' perceived barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination: A systematic literature review. Vaccines. 2021 Nov 19;9(11):1360.

Oyedeji O, Maples JM, Gregory S, Chamberlin SM, Gatwood JD, Wilson AQ, Zite NB, Kilgore LC.
Pharmacists' perceived barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination: A systematic literature review. Vaccines. 2021 Nov 19;9(11):1360.

Oyedeji O, Maples JM, Gregory S, Chamberlin SM, Gatwood JD, Wilson AQ, Zite NB, Kilgore LC.
Pharmacists' perceived barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination: A systematic literature review. Vaccines. 2021 Nov 19;9(11):1360.

Maples JM, Ehrlich SF, Zite NB, Pearson KJ, Cade WT, Riedinger CJ, Blankenship MM, Tinius RA.
Elevated lipid oxidation is associated with exceeding gestational weight gain recommendations and increased neonatal anthropometrics: A cross-sectional analysis. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2021 Aug 21;21(1):575.

Ehrlich SF, Maples JM, Barroso CS, Brown KC, Bassett DR Jr, Zite NB, Fortner KB.
Using a consumer-based wearable activity tracker for physical activity goal setting and measuring steps in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus: Exploring acceptance and validity. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2021 Jun 8;21(1):420.

Tinius RA, Yoho K, Blankenship MM, Maples JM.
Postpartum metabolism: How does It change from pregnancy and what are the potential implications? International Journal of Women's Health. 2021 Jun 17;13:591-599. eCollection 2021.

Onaade O, Maples JM, Rand B, Fortner KB, Zite NB, Ehrlich SF.
Physical activity for blood glucose control in gestational diabetes mellitus: Rationale and recommendations for translational behavioral interventions. Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology. 2021 Apr 25;7(1):7.

Tinius RA, Blankenship MM, Furgal K, Cade WT, Duchette C, Pearson KJ, Maples JM.
Metabolic flexibility during late pregnancy is associated with neonatal adiposity. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2021 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Maples JM, McCarley C, Blankenship MM, Yoho K, Johnson KP, Fortner KB, Tinius RA.
Metabolic flexibility and weight status may contribute to inter-individual changes in breastmilk lipid content in response to an acute bout of exercise: Preliminary findings from a pilot study. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2020 Dec 1;13(2):1756-1769. eCollection 2020. Available in PubMed: Jan 2021.

Current Presentations

Woods R, Kaak K, Lacy Young M, Shelton Z, Fortner KB, Morrison B, Edwards T, Cox J, Mastronardi A, Maples J, Zite NB. Access to permanent contraception in postpartum patients covered by children’s health insurance program in Tennessee at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Presented at Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care; 2024 March - 26; Franklin ,Tennessee.

Paudel A, Maples JM, Carter K, Szymanski L, Zite N, Tinius RA, Fortner KB. Fetal effects of maternal exercise on pregnancies with fetal growth restriction. Presented at 44th Annual Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Meeting; 2024 Feb - 10; National Harbor .

Brewton A, Lilly K , Maples J, Mastronardi A, Young ML, Shore S, Shelton S. Impact of amniotomy timing after Foley bulb on induction of labor outcomes in obese patients. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Pregnancy Meeting ; 2024 Feb - 12; National Harbor .

Brewton A , Paudel AB, Mastronardi AM, Shore SV, Maples JM, Young ML, Zite NB, Fortner KB. The impact of gestational weight gain on total labor length among patients with obesity. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Pregnancy Meeting ; 2024 Feb - 12; National Harbor .

Brewton A, Lilly K, Maples J, Mastronardi A, Young ML, Shelton S. Impact of amniotomy timing after foley bulb on induction of labor outcomes in obese patients. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Pregnancy Meeting ; 2024 Feb - 12; National Harbor.

Brown L, Kypa J, Mastronardi A, Young ML, Shelton Z, Reeder C, Johnson KP, Zite NB, Maples JM. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes for deliveries at UTMC from 2018-2023. Presented at 29th Rural Health Association of Tennessee Annual Conference; 2023 Nov - 15; Knoxville,TN.

Brown L, Mastronardi A, Young ML, Shelton Z, Reeder C, Johnson KP, Zite NB, Maples JM. Rural vs. non-rural differences in gestational weight gain in women delivering at UTMC. Presented at 29th Rural Health Association of Tennessee Annual Conference; 2023 Nov - 15; Knoxville,TN.

Kaak K, Pearson D, Young ML, Mastronardi A, Maples JM, Zite NB. Assessing association of adolescent pregnancy and residential zip code using area deprivation indices. Presented at 29th Rural Health Association of Tennessee Annual Conference; 2023 Nov - 15; Knoxville,TN.

Moss HK, Chudgar P, Riley WL, Coonradt CK, Mastronardi AM, Brechtel LE, Maples JM, Reeder C, van Nes J, Patel M, Stewart S, Lopez-Shultz SD, Brown L, Carroll L, Zite NB. . Prevalence of large-for-gestational age and polyhydramnios on routine late third-trimester ultrasound and delivery outcomes. Presented at 29th Rural Health Association of Tennessee Annual Conference; 2023 Nov - 15; Knoxville,TN.

Alicia Mastronardi, Robert Heidel,Jonathan Boone,Larry Kilgore,Nikki Zite,Samantha Gregory,Oluwafemifola Oyedeji,Jill Maples. HPV vaccination: Broadening the scope of education and administration Presented at Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology; 2023 July-27; Denver, CO.

Oyedeji F, Burnette S, Maples JM, Rand BJ, Olatt E, Fortner KB, Paudel AM, Zite NB, Ehrlich SF. Maternal perceptions of TDAP vaccination and dissonance between vaccine status and perception Presented at 2023 Infectious Disease Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology annual meeting; 2023 July-27; Denver, CO.

Paudel AM, Maples JM, Zite NB, Tinius RA, Fortner KB. Physician recommendations for physical activity in complicated growth restricted pregnancies Presented at 43rd Annual Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Meeting; 2023 February - 11; San Francisco.

Riley W, Paudel A, Edwards T, Young ML, Mastronardi A, Maples JM, Nelson C, Fortner KB. Clinical reliability of a hemorrhage risk assessment in a safety-net hospital Presented at 43rd Annual Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Meeting; 2023 February - 11; San Francisco.

Maples JM, Riedinger CJ, Ehrlich SF, Blankenship MM, Zite NB, Tinius RA. Elevated maternal lipid metabolism is associated with exceeding gestational weight gain guidelines. Presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2021 Jun 1-5; Virtual.

McCarley CB, Maples JM, Blankenship M, Fortner K, Tinius RA. Maternal lipid metabolism is linked to neonatal anthropometric outcomes. Presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2021 Jun 1-5; Virtual.

Maples JM, Tinius RA, Blankenship MM, Furgal K, Cade WT, Duchette C, Pearson KJ. Metabolic flexibility, insulin resistance, and obesity during pregnancy are associated with neonatal adiposity. Presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2021 Jun 1-5; Virtual.

Wentworth S, Lacy M, Maples JM, Gregory S, Zite NB. COVID-19's impact on OBGYN attitudes towards telemedicine. Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2021 Apr 30 - May 2; Virtual.

Carbone L, Maples JM, Gregory S, Wentworth S, Lacy M, Zite NB. Perceived barriers to telehealth adoption among OBGYN providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2021 Apr 30 - May 2; Virtual.

Maples JM, Spires B, Heidel R, Fortner K. A comparison of vaccine education among Ob/Gyn residency programs in the US between 2014 and 2020. Presented at Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Association of Professors of Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2021 Mar 3-5; Virtual.

Maples JM, Riedinger CJ, Ehrlich SF, Blankenship M, Zite NB, Tinius RA. Elevated maternal lipid metabolism is associated with exceeding gestational weight gain guidelines. Presented at Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference; 2021 Feb 18-19; Virtual.

McCarley C, Maples JM, Blankenship M, Fortner KB, Tinius RA. Maternal lipid metabolism is linked to neonatal anthropometric outcomes. Presented at Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference; 2021 Feb 18-19; Virtual.

Tinius RA, Maples JM, Blankenship M, Furgal K, Cade WT, Duchette CD, Pearson KJ. Metabolic flexibility, insulin resistance, and obesity during pregnancy are associated with neonatal adiposity. Presented at Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference; 2021 Feb 18-19; Virtual.

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