UNC OB/GYN Highlights & Honors: January 2010

Honors & Awards



Dr. Lisa Rahangdale
received a $5,000 University Research Council Award for her research on Epidemiologic and Biologic factors associated with cervical dysplasia and cancer.



In the News


On January 5, 2010, Dr. Alison Stuebe was quoted in an article on www.theheart.org regarding her research on lactation and coronary heart disease.   Dr. Stuebe is quoted as saying "This adds to the evidence that breast-feeding is good for mothers and good for babies [and] underscores why we need to ensure that mothers who want to breast-feed have access to the support they need to successfully nurse their babies and meet their breast-feeding intentions."

Click here to read the entire article.



Dr. Alice Chuang has the following presentations at he Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Faculty Development Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ, Jan 19, 2010.

  • Chuang A, Zite N.
    The Facebook Revolution Hits Medical Education:  Beginner and Intermediate Online Networking. 
  • Chuang A. 
    Building Transition Courses:  How Do We Ensure Medical Student Success in the Clinical Setting?
  • Zite N, Chuang A, Enger D.
    The Ultimate Triathlon:  Succeeding as a Partner, Parent and Physician. 

and at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty Development Seminar, New Clerkship Director’s Workshop, Scottsdale, AZ, January 16, 2010.

  • Nuthalapaty F, Chuang A
    Nuts and Bolts:  Anatomy of a Clerkship.
  • Fundamentals and Assessment and Grading.

Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, CCRC, presented her lecture entitled "Human Papilloma Virus (HPV); Past , Present and in Practice" on January 8, 2010 at UNC Nursing Grand Rounds


Grimes DA, Stuart G,
Abortion jabberwocky: the need for better terminology.
Contraception, Volume 81, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 93-96

Groll JM, Usadi RS, Lessey BA, Lininger R, Young SL, Fritz MA.
Effects of Variations in serum estradiol concentrations on secretory endometrial development and function in experimentally-induced cycles in normal women.
Fertil Steril: 2009;92(6): 2058-2061

Mersereau JE, Khouri C, Jaffe RB.
The role of alendronate in mitigating perimenopausal bone loss: a double-blind randomized controlled pilot study.
Fertil Steril. 2010 Jan 5

Milam MR, Abaid L, Reis RD, Frumovitz M, Gehrig PA, Livasy C, Broaddus RR, Ramirez PT.
Microscopic Evaluation of Lymph-Node-Bearing Tissue in Early-Stage Cervical Cancer: A Dual-Institution Review.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Dec 29

Plante BJ, Cooper GS, Baird DD, Steiner AZ.
The impact of smoking on antimüllerian hormone levels in women aged 38 to 50 years.
Menopause. 2010 Jan 8.

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