Individual Presentations:

• Vickie Bae-Jump, MD

Grand Rounds | Indiana University School of Medicine | "The Metabolic Effects of Obesity and Gynecologic Cancers"

• Benjamin Chi, MD & Jeffrey Stringer, MD
Oral Presentation | NIH-PEPFAR Consultative Meeting for PMTCT Implementation Science, March 13-14, 2013, in Bethesda, MD | "Measuring Impact of PMTCT Programs"

• Hendree Jones, PhD
Webinar Presentation | International Nurses Society on Addictions, March 25, 2013 | “Treating Women for Opioid Dependence During Pregnancy and The Postpartum Period: The Importance of Science and Clinical Care Informing Each Other”

• Wanda Nicholson, MD
Oral Presentation | National Institute of Health/NICHD Consensus Development Conference, March 4-6, 2013, in Bethesda, MD | "Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes"

Conference Presentations:

22nd Annual Comprehensive Workshop on Minimally Invasive Gynecology for Residents, Fellows and New MIG Specialists, March 23-24, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois

• M. Siedhoff | Oral Presentation |"Laparoscopic Access: Techniques and Safety"

SGO 18th Annual Winter Meeting: New Paradigms in Gynecologic Oncology, February 7-9, 2013, in Avon, CO

• V. Bae-Jump| Oral Presentation
"The Metabolic Effects of Obesity and Gynecologic Cancers"

44th Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, March 9-12, 2013, in Los Angeles, CA

• K. Kim

Appointed chair of e-learning committee


  • Bae-Jump V, Zhou C, Zhong Y, Du X, Makowski L, Jia W | Oral Presentation
“Diet-induced obesity increases tumor aggressiveness in a genetically engineered mouse model of serous ovarian cancer”
  • Craven R, Franasiak J, Mosaly P, Gehrig PA | Poster Presentation
“Ergonomic evaluation of gynecologic oncologists performing robotic surgery”
  • Doll K, Stine JE, Moore DT, Van Le L, Bae-Jump V, Brewster WR, Soper JT, Gehrig PA, Kim KH| Poster Presentation
“The impact of outpatient hospice discussion on subsequent inpatient hospitalization in gynecologic oncology patients”
  • Doll K, Tseng J, Fader AN, Gehrig PA | Poster Presentation 
“The impact of tumor size and location in high-grade endometrial cancer patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery”
  • Damery E, Zhang Y, Everett R, Bae-Jump V, Thakker D | Poster presentation
“Cation-Selective Transporters are Critical to the Anti-cancer Efficacy of Metformin in Endometrial Cancer”
  • L. Filip, P. Butterton, K. Camp, T. Tasler. 
    Tobacco Road - A Model of Excellence in Patient Care at Academic Institutions: The North Carolina Team Approach
  • Franasiak J, Hubbs J, Olorvida M, Young S, Gehrig PA, Bae-Jump V | Poster Presentation 
“HAND2 expression is increased in endometrial hyperplasia/cancer”
  • Gehrig PA, Song L, Thompson, Moore D, Yeo S | Poster Presentation
“Self-reported physical activity among gynecologic oncology patients in an outpatient setting: A pilot survey”
  • Jackson A, Kilgore J, Qiu H, Zhou C, Gehrig PA, Bae-Jump V | Poster Presentation 
“Phenformin suppresses proliferation and induced apoptosis in endometrial cancer cell lines”
  • Kilgore J, Jackson A, Schuler K, Ko E, Boggess J | Poster Presentation
“Recurrence patterns following robotic-assisted surgical staging for endometrial carcinoma”
  • Ko E, Paige W, Clark L, Havrilesky L, Secord AA, Gehrig PA, Bae-Jump V |Poster Presentation
“Redefining obesity, diabetes, and race in type I and type II endometrial cancers”
  • Ko E, Paige W, Clark L, Jackson A, Franasiak J, Havrilesky L, Secord AA, Gehrig PA, Bae-Jump V | Poster Presentation 
“Metformin reduces recurrence and improves survival in endometrial cancers”
  • Pelkofski E, Stine JE, Wages N, Gehrig PA, Kim K, Cantrell LA | Poster Presentation 
“Cervical cancer prognosis in women aged 35 and younger”
  • Previs R, Kilgore J, Craven R, Broadwater G, Bean S, Wobker S, DiFurio M, Gehrig PA, Secord AA | Poster Presentation 
“Obesity is associated with worse overall survival in women with low-grade papillary serous epithelial ovarian cancer”
  • Ricci S, Giuntoli R, Lopez Acevedo M, Eisenhauer E, Frasure H, Gehrig PA, Secord AA, Diaz-Montes T, Tanner E, Fader AN | Poster Presentation 
“Does adjuvant therapy improve survival for early stage leiomyosarcoma?”
  • Stine JE, Suri A, Erickson B, Chiu M, Gehrig PA, Conner M, Hu W, Kim KH| Poster Presentation
“Pre-operative imaging of granulosa cell tumors in combination with CA-125 as a predictor of malignancy”
  • Stine JE, Doll K, Moore DT, Van Le L, Ko E, Soper JT, Clarke-Pearson D, Bae-Jump V, Gehrig PA, Kim KH | Poster Presentation 
“The prevalence and impact of invasive procedures towards the end of life on patients referred to hospice care”
  • Suri A, Carter E, Edwards J, Erickson B, Huh W, Secord AA, Havrilesky LA, Kim KH, Horowitz N, Gehrig PA | Poster Presentation
“The impact of obesity and adjuvant chemotherapy regimens on women with ovarian granulose cell tumors”
  • Suri A, Schuler K, Zhou C, Zong Y, Gehrig PA, Bae-Jump V| Poster Presentation
“The COX-2 inhibitor, celexocib, exhibits antitumorigenic and antimetastatic effects for ovarian cancer in vitro and in vivo”

60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Orlando, FL, March 20-23, 2013, Orlando, FL.
• Asiaii A, Myers M, Wolfberg A, Vora N | Poster Presentation
“Increased Amount of Chorionic Villi Obtained By Chorionic Villus Sampling Within a Single Center Compared to Previously Published Reports”

• Evans-Hoeker E, Yuan L, Lessey BA, Young SL | Poster Presentation
“B cell lymphoma protein 6 (BCL-6), suppressor of cytokine signaling 2 (SOCS2) and their potential role in endometriosis”

• Lessey BA, Yoo J-Y, Jeong J-W, Gill S, Yuan L, Young SL, Fazleabas AT | Poster Presentation
“Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling (SOCS) Expression in Normal and Abnormal Endometrium”

• Mesen TB, Lessey BA, Canny GO, Yuan L, Taylor DD and Young SL | Oral Presentation
“[O-155] Lipoxin A4 (LXA4) Synthesis Pathway Is Cycle Regulated in Human Endometrium and Dysregulated in Women with Endometriosis”

Triangle Consortium for Reproductive Biology, March 1, 2013, in Durham, NC

• Mesen TB, Lessey BA, Canny GO, Yuan L, Taylor DD, Young SL | Poster Presentation
“Regulation of Lipoxygenases in Endometrial Physiology and Pathophysiology”

SGS 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, April 8-10, 2013, in Charleston, SC


• Crane A, Illanes D, Nosti P, Adams S, Weber LeBrun E, Sung V | Poster Presentation
“Surgical Privileging in Gynecology: A Fellows’ Pelvic Research Network Study”

• Crane A, Myers E, Lippmann Q, Matthews C (presented by E. Geller) | Video Presentation
“Overlapping Sphincteroplasty and Posterior Repair”

• Geller E, Robinson B, Matthews C | Poster Presentation
“Changes in Vaginal Anatomy and Pelvic Floor Function After First Delivery”

•  Matthews C | Sponsored Symposia Academic Roundtable Discussant
“Ovaries – Should they stay or should they go?  What does the data really show?”

21st Annual Conference, Advances in Health Care for Women Over 40, April 28-30, 2013, in Scottsdale, AZ


• C. Matthews | Oral Presentations
“Pelvic Floor Disorders: A Primer on Plumbing”
“Fecal Incontinence: A Closer Look at the Back Passage”
“Introduction to Pessary Fitting”

9th AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Surgery, April 9-13, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa


• C. Matthews | Oral Presentations
“Laparoscopic/Robotic vs. Vaginal Approach to Pelvic Organ Prolapse”
“Managing the Posterior Compartment”
• C. Matthews (For) vs. R. Moore (Against) | Debate
“Robotic Sacrocolpopexy Is Superior to the Laparoscopic Approach”

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, April 6-10, 2013, in NY, NY


• Smith D, Beamon C, Carroll LM, Eichelberger K, Vora N | Poster Presentation
“Impact of maternal body mass index on duration and completion of fetal anatomical ultrasound”

American College of Medical Genetics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, March 19-23, 2013, in Phoenix, AZ

• Osborne CM, Hardisty E, Devers P, Kaiser-Rogers K, Hayden MA, Goodnight W, Vora N | Oral Presentation
“False positive noninvasive prenatal testing results in a patient subsequently diagnosed with metastatic cancer”

NC OB-GYN Society Annual Meeting, April 19-21, in Asheville, NC

• E. Geller | Oral Presentation
“Robotics in Gynecology: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Headed”

• J. Hong | Oral Presentation
“HPV in Pregnancy and Spontaneous Preterm Birth"

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