UNC OB/GYN Highlights & Honors: July 2009

Honors & Awards

Dr. Vicki Bae-Jump and Dr. Paola Gehrig received a V Foundation for Cancer Research Grant for their endometrial cancer research.

The 2009 U.S. News & World Report for America's Best Hospitals, ranks UNC Hospitals Gynecology services 24th; up from 33rd in 2008.

In the News

For his recent publication regarding ovarian cancer screening, Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson was featured

Dr. Tom Ivester was quoted in a July 11, 2009 WRAL TV segment on cocaine use during pregnancy.


Clarke-Pearson DL.
Clinical practice. Screening for ovarian cancer.
N Engl J Med
. 2009 Jul 9;361(2):170-7.

Fonseca L, Ramin SM, Mele L, Wapner RJ, Johnson F, Peaceman AM, Sorokin Y, Dudley DJ, Spong CY, Leveno KJ, Caritis SN, Miodovnik M, Mercer B, Thorp JM, Oʼsullivan MJ, Carpenter MW, Rouse DJ, Sibai B; the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU).
Bone Metabolism in Fetuses of Pregnant Women Exposed to Single and Multiple Courses of Corticosteroids.
Obstet Gynecol
. 2009 Jul;114(1):38-44.

Haeri S, Masouem S, Baker AM, Saddlemire S, Boggess KA.
The Effect of Excess Weight Gain in Teenage Pregnancies.
Am J Perinatol
. 2009 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Stuebe AM, Forman MR, Michels KB.
Maternal-recalled gestational weight gain, pre-pregnancy body mass index, and obesity in the daughter.
Int J Obes (Lond). 2009 Jul;33(7):743-52. Epub 2009 Jun 16.

Witt MU, Joy SD, Clark J, Herring A, Bowes WA, Thorp JM.
Cervicoisthmic cerclage: transabdominal vs transvaginal approach.
Am J Obstet Gynecol
. 2009 Jul;201(1):105.e1-4.