Hammond Fund Awardees

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Alejandro Gomez-Viso, MD

Alejandro Gómez-Viso, MD / FPMRS Fellow

Mentor: Nazema Siddiqui, MD, MHSc

Title: AUGS PERFORM (Prolapse Performance Measure) as a Concise and Comprehensive Tool to Assess Patient Reported Outcomes after Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment
 

Amanda Craig, MD

Amanda Craig, MD / MFM Fellow

Mentor: Brenna Hughes, MD, MSc

Title: COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy

 

 

Rebecca Previs, MD, MS

Rebecca Previs, MD, MS / Faculty

Mentors: Donald McDonnell, PhD, and Andrew Berchuck, MD

Title: Metabolic profiling of resistance in ascites from patients with high grade serous ovarian cancer

 

Liping Feng, MD

Liping Feng, MD / Faculty

Title: The role of progesterone receptor membrane component 2 (PGRMC2) in placentation and pregnancy complications

 

 

Zhiqing Huang, MD, PhD

Zhiqing Huang, MD, PhD / Faculty

Title: The Functions of Complement C7 in the Progression of Ovarian Cancer

 

 

Meagan Kelly, MD

Meagan Kelly, MD / Resident

Mentor: Sarah Dotters-Katz, MD, MMHPE

Title: Prevalence and Risk Factors for Postpartum Psychological Birth Trauma in a High-risk Population

 

Sloane Mebane, MD

Sloane Mebane, MD / Resident

Mentor: Shelby Addison Neal, MD

Title: A survey study evaluating patient satisfaction and cost of securing donor gametes according to desired ethnicity
 

 

Thao Nguyen, MD

Thao Nguyen, MD / Resident

Mentor: Andrew Berchuck, MD, and Rebecca Previs, MD, MS

Title: Role of endometrial sampling in the work-up of patients with advanced gynecologic malignancy

 

Carmen Avram, MD

Carmen Avram, MD / Resident

Mentor: Evan Myers, MD, MPH, and Laura Havrilesky, MD, MHSc

Title: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Postpartum Bilateral Tubal Ligation versus Salpingectomy after Vaginal Delivery
 

 

Katherine Baumann, MD, MPH

Katherine Baumann, MD, MPH / Resident

Mentor: Alison Weidner, MD, MMCi, and Evan Myers, MD, MPH

Title: Cost-effectiveness of Pre-procedural Pregnancy Test Administration

Elizabeth Howell, MD

Mentor: Brittany Davidson, MD

Title: Prognosis and Outcomes in Gynecologic Malignancy-associated Bowel Obstruction: Validation of a Novel Scoring System

 

Pamela Peters, MD

Mentor: Brittany Davidson, MD

Title: Characterizing palliative care referral in gynecologic-oncology: who, when and why?

Annalies Denoble, MD, MSc

Mentor: Chad Grotegut, MD, MHSc, MBA

Title: Predicting Adverse Pregnancy-Related Events in a Retrospective Cohort of Pregnant Women with Cardiac Disease

 

Jerome Federspiel, MD, PhD

Mentor: Andra James, MD, MPH

Title: Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis following cesarean delivery: Current US practice and associations with outcomes

 

Courtney Mitchell, MD, PhD

Mentor: Brenna Hughes, MD, MSc

Title: Treatment of Persistent Non-Severe Postpartum Hypertension

 

Michele O’Shea, MD

Mentor: Megan Huchko, MD, MPH

Title: Development of a pictoral scale to assess symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in Kisumu, Kenya

 

Catherine Watson, MD

Mentor: Laura Havrilesky, MD and Jennifer McNally, MD

Title: A pilot study of a collaborative screening program for HPV-related dysplasia and malignancy in gynecologic oncology and colorectal patients

 

Miriam Estin, MD, PhD

Mentor: Rebecca Previs, MD, MS

Title: Alterations in the Endometrial Immune Microenvironment after Placement of a Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device for Treatment of Low Grade Endometrial Cancer

 

Stephanie Lim, MD

Mentor: Rebecca Previs, MD, MS

Title: Utilization of Irreversible and Reversible Electroporation for management of gynecologic cancer

Kateena Addae-Konadu, MD, PhD, MSc

Mentor: Jennifer Gilner, MD, PhD

Title: Investigation of placenta-derived exosome bound sFlt-1:PlGF as a predictor of preeclampsia in women with rheumatic disease in pregnancy

 

Benjamin Albright, MD, MS

Mentor: Haley Moss, MD, MBA

Title: Impact of Medicaid expansion on utilization and disparities in surgical management of benign and malignant gynecologic disease: evidence from state databases

 

Benjamin Harris, MD, MPH

Mentor: Anne Steiner, MD

Title: Markers of Ovarian Reserve as Predictors of Future Fertility

 

Caledonia Buckheit, MD

Mentor: Jennifer Gilner, MD, PhD

Title: Outpatient cervical ripening with Foley catheter balloon prior to elective induction of labor in low-risk nulliparous women: Patient and provider satisfaction and cost analysis

 

Esther Chung, MD

Mentor: Kelly Acharya, MD

Title: Development of a fertility risk calculator to predict individualized chance of ovarian failure after chemotherapy

 

Mary Katherine Montes De Oca, MD

Mentor: Laura Havrilesky, MD

Title: Use of cryocompression to reduce chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in gynecologic cancer: a randomized controlled trial

 

Benjamin Peipert, MD

Mentor: Thomas Price, MD

Title: Home Fertility Testing: Utilization and Perceived Utility Among Infertility Patients and Reproductive Endocrinologists

 

Julia Salinaro, MD

Mentor: Brittany Davidson, MD

Title: Aspirin for prevention of venous thromboembolism among ovarian cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Taiana Acosta, MD, MPH

Mentor: Kara McElligott, MD, MPH and Evan Myers, MD, MPH

Title: Screening and detection of pre-diabetes and diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes: a cost effectiveness study

 

Paige Cisa, MD

Mentor: Brittany A. Davidson, MD

Title: Comparison of a predictive model for post-operative opioid requirements versus standard of care in gynecologic surgery

 

Esther Chung, MD

Mentor: Brittany A. Davidson, MD

Title: Improving OB/GYN Trainees’ Skills in Disclosing Peri-operative Adverse Events: A Pilot Study

 

Kerry Drury, MD

Mentor: Brenna Hughes, MD, MSc 

Title: The Impact of the Microbiome on HIV Infectivity Among Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women

 

Jill Hagey, MD, MPH

Mentor: Megan Huchko, MD, MPH 

Title: Clinical Knowledge of Essential Maternal and Child Health Services in Kenya

 

Shelun Tsai, MD

Mentor: Jennifer Eaton, MD, MSCI

Title: Fertility awareness and attitudes towards oocyte cryopreservation among resident physicians across different specialties

 

Annalies Denoble, MD, MSc

Mentor: Mentor: Chad Grotegut, MD, MHSc, MBA 

Title: Comparison of Amino-Terminal pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Healthy Obese and Non-Obese Pregnant Women

 

Whitney Hendrickson-Cahill, MD

Mentor: Eric Jelovsek, MD, MMEd, MSDS

Title: Model for Predicting Efficacy of Treatment and Complications in Women after Intradetrusor OnabotulinumtoxinA for Urgency Urinary Incontinence

Kathryn Shaia, MD, MHA

Mentor: Thomas Price, MD

Title: The role of progesterone in preimplantation human embryo metabolism

 

Rafael Gonzalez, MD

Mentor: Brittany A. Davidson, MD

Title: A qualitative assessment of end of life options among caregivers of women with ovarian cancer following the patient's death

 

Daniel Spinosa, MD

Mentor: Rebecca Previs, MD, MS

Title: Comparison of Mismatch Repair Deficiency between Primary and Metastatic Sites of Uterine Cancers