Honors & Awards
This year's recipients of the Cefalo/Bowes Young Researcher Award were:
Elizabeth Geller and Barbara Robinson awarded $5,000 for "Perineal Body as a Predictor of Anal Sphincter Injury at First Vaginal Delivery".
Champa Woodham awarded $5,000 for "The Association of Angiogenic Factors and Vitamin D in Preeclampsia".
UNC Horizons Program was awarded a $1,000 Schweitzer Sustainability Grant to support their smoking cessation program.
The Smoking Cessation Program supported by the Schweitzer Sustainability Grant will include making nicotine gum or other OTC nicotine replacement products available to Horizons clients, along with smoking cessation incentives, yoga and fitness DVDs in order to encourage positive coping skills. The grant money will also provide books on nutritious eating and cooking demonstrations in order to promote comprehensive lifestyle changes.
UNC Obstetrics & Gynecology received 3 of the 7 awards in the latest round of TraCS $10k grants for clinical and translational research projects:
Emma Rossi, OB/GYN, School of Medicine
Mentor: John Boggess
Project Title: Pelvic and Para-Aortic Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping with Robotically Assisted Near-Infared Imaging After Cervical and Uterine Indocyanine Green Injection
Alison Stuebe, OB/GYN, School of Medicine
Project Title: Management of Maternal Symptoms (MOMS) Study
Kelly Evenson, Epidemiology, School of Public Health; Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Anne Steiner, OB/GYN, School of Medicine
Project Title: Impact of Physical Activity on Achieving Pregnancy
In the News
- From USA Today: Top-notch doctors: Our database of medical pros. http://usat.ly/byJPXo
UNC OB/GYN's Dr. John Steege made Chronic Pain list.
- "A glimmer of hope" http://bit.ly/aFPNOy
UNC's Dr. Dan Clarke-Pearson quoted in recent article on ovarian cancer.
- From CNN: Lady Gaga went to geek camp, too http://bit.ly/b6VyC8
UNC's Dr. Alison Stuebe talks about her Talent Identification Program (TIP) days.
From Our Blog
- Emergency Contraception.
UNC's Dr. Mike Evers explains The different types and how they work. http://bit.ly/dn90UD
- What's the deal with vitamin D & pregnancy?
UNC's Dr. Arthur Baker helps with answers http://bit.ly/azHeCk
- From UNC_Health_Care Blog: Dr. John Thorp of UNC on new VBAC guidelines.
- OVA1: Should we use it?
UNC's Gynecologic Oncology group discusses it's use http://bit.ly/bBcojh
- Running a road race without shoes?
UNC's Dr. Alison Stuebe blogs about breastfeeding and how to get "equipped" http://bit.ly/cy1pcI
- Forgettable Contraception.
UNC's Dr. David Grimes reveals stats about unplanned pregnancies & offers solutions http://bit.ly/dCfAXO
- UNC's Dr. Alison Stuebe talks about when lactation doesn't work.
- At 47, Kelly Preston joins a growing group of older moms-to-be.
UNC's Dr. Bill Goodnight talks about pregnancy in your 40s http://bit.ly/9Oe5tZ
Baker AM, Haeri S, Shafer A, Moldenhauer JS.
Maternal gastric carcinoma metastatic to the placenta.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2010 Jul 30