Weidner, AC, and Bump, RC. "Terminology of pelvic organ prolapse." Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 9, no. 5 (October 1997): 309-312. (Review)
Alison Catherine Weidner, MD
I am an active clinician/researcher treating women with various forms of pelvic floor dysfunction throughout my career. I maintain a busy clinical practice and particularly enjoy and excel at clinical and surgical training of Iearners at all levels in the medical setting.
Early in my career I designed and executed innovative clinical research with broad-reaching impact on our knowledge of the mechanism of neuromuscular injury to the pelvic floor and its ultimate contribution to pelvic floor dysfunction. Currently, my clinical research efforts are dedicated to designing and implementing innovative studies with other investigators within the NICHD-funded Pelvic Floor Disorders Network with direct influence on clinical management of common pelvic disorders.
Education and Training
- Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Children's Hospital Boston, 1992 - 1996
- M.D., Duke University, 1992
- Female pelvic floor dysfunction
- Urinary incontinence
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Maternal birth trauma
- Pelvic neuromuscular function
Selected Grants and Awards
Bump, RC, Coates, KW, Cundiff, GW, Harris, RL, and Weidner, AC. "Diagnosing intrinsic sphincteric deficiency: comparing urethral closure pressure, urethral axis, and Valsalva leak point pressures." Am J Obstet Gynecol 177, no. 2 (August 1997): 303-310.
Weidner, AC, Cundiff, GW, Harris, RL, and Addison, WA. "Sacral osteomyelitis: An unusual complication of abdominal sacral colpopexy." Obstetrics and Gynecology 90, no. 4 II SUPPL. (1997): 689-691.
Borowitz, MJ, Weidner, A, Olsen, EA, and Picker, LJ. "Abnormalities of circulating T-cell subpopulations in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: cutaneous lymphocyte-associated antigen expression on T cells correlates with extent of disease." Leukemia 7, no. 6 (June 1993): 859-863.
Barber, MD, Chen, Z, Lukacz, E, Markland, A, Wai, C, Brubaker, L, Nygaard, I, Weidner, A, Janz, NK, and Spino, C. "Further validation of the short form versions of the pelvic floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and pelvic floor impact questionnaire (PFIQ)." Neurourology and Urodynamics.