Barber, Matthew Don, K. Dyer, Marie G. Gantz, John E. Jelovsek, Alayne D. Markland, Susan Meikle, P. F. D. Network, et al. “Controlling anal incontinence in women by performing anal exercises with biofeedback or loperamide (CAPABLe) trial: Design and methods,” September 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct2015.08.009.
John E Jelovsek, MD
Dr. Jelovsek is the Vice Chair of Education and the Director of Data Science for Women’s Health in Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGYN) at Duke University. He is Board Certified in OBGYN by the American Board of OBGYN and Board Certified in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of OBGYN and American Board of Urology. He currently practices Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). He has expertise in the development and validation of “individualized” patient-centered prediction tools to improve patient and clinician decision-making around development and possible prevention of pelvic floor disorders after childbirth, predicting the risk of de novo stress urinary incontinence after surgery for pelvic organ prolapse, wound infection after Cesarean delivery, transfusion during gynecologic surgery and efficacy and risk of undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery. These tools, although established in other fields, are innovative in the field of FPMRS and part of efforts to “individualize” medicine to patients with pelvic floor disorders by providing estimates of their risk for the conditions. He spends a significant proportion of time devoted to one on one mentoring of learners who are interested in learning how to build, code and test prediction models. He has significant clinical research experience as an investigator in the NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network and most recently as part of the NIDDK Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN).
Education and Training
- M.D., East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine, 1999
Selected Grants and Awards
Eric Jelovsek, J., Alayne D. Markland, William E. Whitehead, Matthew D. Barber, Diane K. Newman, Rebecca G. Rogers, Keisha Dyer, et al. “Controlling anal incontinence in women by performing anal exercises with biofeedback or loperamide (CAPABLe) trial: Design and methods..” Contemp Clin Trials 44 (September 2015): 164–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2015.08.009.
Richter, Holly E., Charles W. Nager, Kathryn L. Burgio, Ryan Whitworth, Alison C. Weidner, Joseph Schaffer, Halina M. Zyczynski, et al. “Incidence and Predictors of Anal Incontinence After Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury in Primiparous Women..” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 21, no. 4 (July 2015): 182–89. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000160.
Tunitsky-Bitton, Elena, Alana Murphy, Matthew D. Barber, Howard B. Goldman, Sandip Vasavada, and J Eric Jelovsek. “Assessment of voiding after sling: a randomized trial of 2 methods of postoperative catheter management after midurethral sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence in women..” In Am J Obstet Gynecol, 212:597.e1-597.e9, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2014.11.033.
Unger, Cecile A., Mark D. Walters, Beri Ridgeway, J Eric Jelovsek, Matthew D. Barber, and Marie Fidela R. Paraiso. “Incidence of adverse events after uterosacral colpopexy for uterovaginal and posthysterectomy vault prolapse..” Am J Obstet Gynecol 212, no. 5 (May 2015): 603.e1-603.e7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2014.11.034.
Tunitsky-Bitton, E., A. Murphy, M. D. Barber, H. B. Goldman, S. Vasavada, and J. E. Jelovsek. “Assessment of Voiding After Sling: A Randomized Trial of 2 Methods of Postoperative Catheter Management After Midurethral Sling Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women.” Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 70, no. 8 (January 1, 2015): 500–501. https://doi.org/10.1097/OGX.0000000000000222.
Jelovsek, J. E., A. Piccorelli, M. D. Barber, E. Tunitsky-Bitton, and M. W. Kattan. “Erratum: Prediction models for postpartum urinary and fecal incontinence in primiparous women (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (2013) 19:2 (110-118)).” Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery 21, no. 1 (January 1, 2015).
Markland, Alayne, Lu Wang, J Eric Jelovsek, Linda Brubaker, Ashook Tuteja, Alison C. Weidner, Andelka LoSavio, Marlene Corton, Susan Meikle, and Holly E. Richter. “Symptom improvement in women after fecal incontinence treatments: a multicenter cohort study of the pelvic floor disorders network..” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 21, no. 1 (January 2015): 46–52. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000099.