UNC OB/GYN Highlights & Honors: April 2010

Honors & Awards

Champa Chaudhury, MD received a TraC$2K award for her research entitled “Seprafilm use During Cesarean Section: A Decision Analysis”

Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD was elected the 42nd President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) at the organization’s 41st Annual Meeting, held March 14-17 in San Francisco, Calif.

Quinn Lippman, MD, MPH and Lisa Rahangdale, MD, MPH  were awarded the 2010-2011 American College of Obstricians & Gynecologists' Hologic Research Award for "Prevention of Cervical Cancer".   Co-investigators: Linda Van Le, MD and  Jennifer Smith, PhD

In the News

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For the first time, UNC ranked in the top 10 for Women's Health. UNC ranked highly again in Family Medicine, Rural Medicine, and AIDS.

 

 

 

Presentations

Balthazar U, Plante BJ, Lessey BA, Wang W, Taylor RN, Bagchi MK, Young SL.
Secretory-Phase Regulation of Human Endometrial GPR30 Expression. Reproductive Sciences 2010;17 (3 Suppl): 139A.
Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation.  Orlando, Fla. March 24-27, 2010

Balthazar U, Plante BJ, Lessey BA, Young SL.
Elevated Mid-Secretory Endometrial GPR30 Expression in Women with Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences 2010;17 (3 Suppl): 89A.
Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation. Orlando, Fla.  March 24-27, 2010

Chuang, A.
"Gynecologic Ultrasound:  Clarifying the Grey Areas"  and "Gynecologic Case Studies:  Seeing the Full Picture"
North Carolina Ultrasound Society 29th Annual Symposium, Research Triangle Park, NC.  March 26, 2010.

Dunivan, Gena.
Validation of web-based administration of the Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Function Questionnaire (PISQ-12).  
Poster Presentation at 36th Annual Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Scientific Meeting. April 12 - April 14, 2010

Rabbie K. Hanna and John F. Boggess.
Robotic Assisted Para-Aortic Lymph Node Dissection (PA-LND), preparation and technique.
Oral presentation at the Third International Gynecologic Oncology Robotic Symposium (IGORS III). Orlando, Fla.  April 13-14, 2010.

Rabbie K. Hanna and John F. Boggess.
Robotic Approach to Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy with Significant Adhesions.
Oral presentation at the Third International Gynecologic Oncology Robotic Symposium (IGORS III). Orlando, Fla.  April 13-14, 2010.

Rabbie K. Hanna and John F. Boggess.
Robotic Assisted Debulking of Enlarged Pelvic Lymph Nodes Utilizing Anatomic Planes.
Oral presentation at the Third International Gynecologic Oncology Robotic Symposium (IGORS III). Orlando, Fla.  April 13-14, 2010.

Rabbie K. Hanna and John F. Boggess.
Robotic Assisted Ileal Cutaneous Urinary Diversion. 
A surgical video presented as a focused plenary presentation at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists. San Francisco, Ca. March 14-17, 2010.

Rabbie K. Hanna and John F. Boggess.
Robotic assisted comprehensive pelvic lymph node dissection, a systematic approach. 
A surgical video presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Film Festival.  San Francisco, Ca. March 14-17, 2010.

Rabbie K. Hanna and John F. Boggess.
Robotic assisted radical trachelectomy with uterine artery preservation. 
A surgical video presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Film Festival. San Francisco, Ca. March 14-17, 2010.

Hanna RK, Malloy KM, Zhou C, Brante Sampey, Gehrig, PA and Bae-Jump VL.
Genistein and soy inhibit proliferation of endometrial cancer cells by G2 cell cycle arrest and activation of the MAPK pathway. 
Presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.  San Francisco, Ca. March 14-17, 2010.

Hanna RK, Zhou C, Malloy KM, Gehrig, PA, Kaufman DG and Bae-Jump VL.
Metformin potentiates the effects of paclitaxel in endometrial cancer cells through inhibition of cell proliferation and modulation of the mTOR pathway.
Presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.  San Francisco, Ca. March 14-17, 2010.

Patchen L, Berggren EK, Conroy E, Amini D, Miodovnik M, Umans J.
Weight Retention in Teen Mothers: Do Nine Months Stay with You Forever?
57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation. Orlando, Fla.  March 24-27, 2010.

Stuebe A, Lyon H, Herring A, Wise A, Ghosh J, Siega-Riz AM.
Diabetes and obesity risk allele carriage, pregravid BMI and birth weight.
57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation. Orlando, Fla.  March 24-27, 2010.

Stuebe AM, Schwarz E, Grewen K, Rich-Edwards J, Michels K, Curhan G, Forman J.
Lifetime lactation and incidence of maternal hypertension: A longitudinal cohort study.
57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation. Orlando, Fla.  March 24-27, 2010.

Publications

Burns, Katherine and Young, Steven L.
Faculty of 1000 Medicine,
18 Feb 2010 http://f1000medicine.com/article/id/1980956/evaluation

Brosens JJ, Hodgetts A, Feroze-Zaidi F, Sherwin RA, Fusi L, Salker MS, Higham J, Rose GL, Kajihara T, Young SL, Lessey BA, Henriet P, Langford PR, Fazleabas AT.
Proteomic Analysis of Endometrium from Fertile and Infertile Patients Implicates Apolipoprotein A-I in Embryo Implantation Failure.
Mol Hum Reprod: 2010 16(4): 273-285. 

Cantrell LA, Mendivil A, Gehrig PA, Boggess JF.
Survival outcomes for women undergoing type III robotic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer: a 3-year experience.
Gynecol Oncol. 2010 May;117(2):260-5. Epub 2010 Feb 13.

Connolly A, Davis K, Casey P, Keder L, Pradhan A, Page R, Raymond M, and Dalrymple J.
Multi-center Trial of the Clinical Activities Tool to Document OB/GYN Clerkship Clinical Experience Comparability.
Academic Medicine. 2010; 85:716–720.

Grimes DA, Schulz KF, Raymond EG.
Surrogate end points in women's health research: science, protoscience, and pseudoscience.
Fertil Steril. 2010 Apr;93(6):1731-4. Epub 2010 Feb 12. Review.

Lopez LM, Grimes DA, Gallo MF, Schulz KF.
Skin patch and vaginal ring versus combined oral contraceptives for contraception.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Mar 17;3:CD003552. Review.

Steiner MJ, Lopez LM, Grimes DA, Cheng L, Shelton J, Trussell J, Farley TM, Dorflinger L.
Sino-implant (II)--a levonorgestrel-releasing two-rod implant: systematic review of the randomized controlled trials.
Contraception. 2010 Mar;81(3):197-201. Epub 2009 Dec 5.

Young SL and Lessey BA.
Progesterone Function in Human Endometrium: Clinical Perspectives.
Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 2010; 28(1):5-16.