Across the nation and beyond, look to see where UNC presentations were given this month.

Presentations click to enlarge Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

Individual Presentation:

  • Silvia Ramos, MD, PhD
    "Involvement of Zfp36L2/TIS11D in oocyte maturation"
    Laboratory of Reproductive Biology and Toxicology (LRDT) at the National Institute of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS) - NIH at the Research Triangle Park on February 28, 2012.

Meeting Presentations:

Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology 2012 Winter Meeting Feb 28-Mar 3, 2012 in New Orleans, LA.

Poster Presentations:

  • "Effect of Anticholinergics on Cognitive Function in Postmenopausal Women." 
    Geller EJ, Crane AK, Wells EC, Robinson BL, Khandelwal CM, Jannelli ML, Connolly A, Parnell BA, Matthews CA, Busby-Whitehead J.

APGO/CREOG March 7-10, 2012 in Orlando, Florida

Oral Presentations:

  • "Patient Safety and Resident Education" 
    Connolly A.
  • “Surgical Skills Feedback in the Operating Room: “Surf Carding”
    Hansen D, Schuler K, and Connolly A.
  • "Effective Mentoring:  What Works, What Doesn't, and What the Literature Supports”
    Connolly A, and Flora R.
  • "Facilitating surgical skills teaching and assessment." 
    APGO Surgical Scholars Course, Connolly A.
  • "Dialogue with CREOG Education Committee"
    Connolly A.

Society for Gynecologic Oncologists March 23 - 27, 2012 in Austin, Texas

Poster Presentations:

  • Zhou C,  Steplowski T, Hallum K, Dickens BA,  Malloy KM. Gehrig PA, Boggess JF, Bae-Jump V.
    "Estrogen induction of telomerase activity through regulation of the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK) dependent pathway in human endometrial cancer cells".
  • Lopez-Acevedo M, Laskey R, Hanna R, Secord AA, Poniwierski M, Gehrig PA, Lyman GH, Havrilesky LJ.
    "Impact of platelet count in women with advanced ovarian cancer receiving adjuvant multi-agent systemic chemotherapy".
  • Franasiak J, Ko E, Kidd J, Boggess J, Secord AA, Bell M, Gehrig PA.
    "Physical strain and urgent need for ergonomic training among gynecologic oncologists who perform minimally invasive surgery.
  • Ko E, Clark L, Franasiak J, Bae-Jump V, Gehrig PA.
    Obesity Portends a Significantly Higher Risk of Recurrence in Women With Grade 3 Endometrial Carcinoma: A Call to Action".
  • Suri A, Goodman L, DiFurio M, Soper JT, Van Le L.
    "Surgical Margins and the risk of local recurrence in vulvar cancers: a continuum of risk". (Featured poster)
  • Suri A, Goodman L, DiFurio M, Soper JT, Van Le L.
    "Predictors of lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with Squamous Cell Vulvar Cancer".

Oral Presentations and Leadership Roles:

Dr. Bae-Jump

  • Discussant in Plenary 2 Session: Morbidity and factors contributing to outcomes in gyn cancers.  She discussed Metformin and the implications for treatment of endometrial cancers

Dr. Boggess

  • Course Director for Montz Symposium on Robotic surgery
  • Moderator and Discussant for oral poster session

Dr. Clarke-Pearson

  • SGO Council and Executive Committee
  • Nominating Committee (Chair)
  • Development Committee
  • Immediate Past-President

Lyn Filip, RN

  • Program Committee 2012
  • Palliative Care Conference Committee 2011
  • SGO Allied Health Care Symposium

Dr. Fowler

  • Ovarian Cancer: past, present and future.

Dr. Soper

  • Course Director-Sunrise Session: "Update on management of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease"

Dr. Van Le

  • Postgraduate Program Chair
  • Moderator Education Session II-Oncofertility: Update on enhancing fertility for gynecologic oncology patients.

Society for Gynecologic Investigation, March 21-24, 2012 in San Diego, CA

  • Beamon CJ, Meltzer-Brody S, Grewen K, Stuebe AM.
    "Postpartum Weight Retention and HPA-Axis Response to Stress".
  • Stuebe AM, Meltzer-Brody S, Grewen K.
    "Maternal BMI and Neuroendocrine Physiology during Lactation".
  • Smith D, Herring A, Wise A, Siega-Riz AM, Stuebe A.
    "Diabetes-Associated Genetic Variants and Gestational Weight Gain among African-American Women".
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