29th Annual William Droegemueller Resident and Fellow Research Day

Third year residents and graduating fellows will be presenting their work during a full day symposium.

When May 16, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Where UNC Kenan Center
Contact Name Rachael Crosse
Contact Phone 919-966-5671
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  • 9:00 -­  9:10 AM Chair’s Welcome Statement
     
  • 9:10 – 9:25 AM Kari Hacker, MD | Impact of Obesity on Outcomes in Gynecologic Surgery 
     
  • 9:25 – 9:40 AM Laura Carlson, MD | Predicting Neonatal Respiratory Morbidity using Lamellar Body Counts and Gestational Age   
     
  • 9:40 – 9:55 AM Carmen Beamon, MD | Effect of Neuraxial Anesthesia on Neonatal Outcomes in Patients with Preeclampsia
     
  • 9:55 – 10:10 AM Emily Evans-Hoeker, MD | B Cell Lymphoma Protein 6 (BCL-6) Expression and Regulation in Normal and Abnormal Endometrium
     
  • 10:10 – 10:25 AM James Casey, MD | The Influence of Obesity upon the Survival of Cervical Cancer Patients Undergoing Nonsurgical Therapy  
     
  • 10:25 – 11:10 AM GUEST SPEAKER: Carolyn Westhoff, MD | Contraception and Obesity – Effectiveness and Safety

11:10 11:30 AM Break

  • 11:30 – 11:45 AM Alison Kalinowski, MD | Pregnancy Outcome at 20 Weeks after Intrauterine Contraception Identified on First Trimester Ultrasound: a Retrospective Cohort Study
     
  • 11:45 – 12:00 PM Joseph Letourneau, MD | Novel Infertility Screening Questionnaire Predicts Need for Mental Health Counseling in Patients Presenting for Infertility Evaluation
     
  • 12:00 – 12:15 PM Amanda Jackson, MD | Phenformin has Anti-tumorigenic Effects in Human Ovarian Cancer Cells and in a Genetically Engineered Mouse Model of Serous Ovarian Cancer
     
  • 12:15 – 12:30 PM Joshua Kilgore, MD | The effects of NT1014, a Novel AMPK Activator, on Ovarian Cancer Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis

12:30 1:30 PM Lunch in 2nd Floor Lobby (Prior RSVP Required)

  • 1:30 – 1:45 PM Sara Till, MD | Prophylactic Modified McCall Culdoplasty during Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy 
     
  • 1:45 – 2:00 PM Kara McElligott, MD | Mortality from Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Reproductive-age Women, United States, 1999-2010
     
  • 2:00 - 2:15 PM Dana Smith, MD | Maternal Characteristics Associated with Frequency of Unscheduled Hospital 
     
  • 2:15 – 3:00 PM  GUEST SPEAKER: Carolyn Westhoff, MD |  Do New Guidelines and Technologies Make the Routine Pelvic Exam Obsolete

3:00 – 3:15 PM  Break 

  • 3:15 – 4:00 PM Dr. Clarke-Pearson Closing Report
     
  • 4:00 – 5:30 PM Reception