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UCSF MC Women's Hospital

Resident Publications and Research


2017 Resident Research Day Topics

Claudia Diaz, MD, MPH Claudia Diaz, MD, MPH

Personal and Professional Beliefs about Diversity Among UCSF OBGYN Faculty: A Pilot Survey to Promote an Inclusive Learning Environment
Advisor: Andrea Jackson, MD, Holly Nishimura, MPH

Sally Greenwald, MD, MPH Sally Greenwald, MD, MPH

The Exclusion of Sperm Donation on the Basis of Sexual Practices: Time for a Policy
Advisors: Deb Cohen, MD, Kirsten Salmeen, MD, Shannon Weber, MD

Nazaneen Homaifar, MD, MBA Nazaneen Homaifar, MD, MBA

Improving Documentation of Medical Proxy and Code Status
Advisors: Lee May Chen, MD, Meg Autry, MD

Sarah Isquick, MD Sarah Isquick, MD

Postpartum Contraception and Interpregnancy Intervals Among Adolescent Mothers Accessing Public Services in California
Advisors: Claire Brindis, DrPh, Heike Thiel de Bocanegra PhD, MPH

Andrea Knittel, MD, PhD Andrea Knittel, MD, PhD

Access to Free or Affordable Health Care Services Among Young People Exchanging Sex in Detroit
Advisor: Megan Huchko, MD

Mzimeli (Mz) Morris, MD Mzimeli (Mz) Morris, MD

Racial Disparities in Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy for Fibroid Treatment
Advisor: Vanessa Jacoby, MD, MAS

Ashish Premkumar, MD Ashish Premkumar, MD

Abortion and contemporary hip-hop: a qualitative analysis from 1990-2015
Advisors: Biftu Mengesha, MD and Andrea Jackson, MD

Elissa Test, MD, MPH Elissa Serapio, MD, MPH

Estimated versus measured blood loss during dilation and evacuation
Advisors: Jennifer Kerns, MD, Eleanor Drey, MD

William Winkelman, MD William Winkelman, MD

Clinical Variables Moderating Response to Pharmacologic Treatment of Urgency-Predominant Urinary Incontinence in a Randomized Controlled Trial
Advisor: Leslee Subak, MD



WINKELMAN WD, Huang AJ, Schembri M, Rogers RG, Richter H, Myers DL, Kraus SR, Johnson KC, Hess R, Gregory T, Bradley CS, Arya L, Brown JS, Subak LL Modifiers of Response to Treatment With Fesoterodine for Urgency-Predominant Urinary Incontinence in a Randomized Controlled Trial

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan 24. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000396. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000396

PMID: 28118174

WILCOX, MV, ORLANDO, MS, Rand, C. S., Record, J., Christmas, C., Ziegelstein, R. C., & Hanyok, L. A. Medical students’ perceptions of the patient-centredness of the learning environment.

Perspect Med Educ. 2017 Feb;6(1):44-50. doi: 10.1007/s40037-016-0317-x.

PMID: 27987074

ROBLES D, Blumenfeld YJ, Lee HC, Gould JB, Main E, Profit J, Melsop K, Druzin M Opportunities for maternal transport for delivery of very low birth weight infants.

J Perinatol. 2017 Jan;37(1):32-35. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.174. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

PMID: 27684426

PREMKUMAR A, Terplan M Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy: Health Policy and Practice in the Midst of Epidemic

Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov;128(5):1179

PMID: 27776054
PREMKUMAR A, NSEYO O, Jackson A Connecting Police Violence With Reproductive Health

Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001731

PMID: 27926648
PREMKUMAR A, Gates E Rethinking the Bioethics of Pregnancy: Time for a New Perspective?

Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug;128(2):396-399.

PMID: 27400011

PREMKUMAR A, Henry DE, Moghadassi M, Nakagawa S, Norton ME The impact of the interaction between maternal race/ethnicity and chronic hypertension on rates of preterm birth

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S0002-9378(16)30584-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.08.019. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27555318
ISQUICK S, Chang R, Thiel de Bocanegra H, Chabot M, Brindis CD Postpartum Contraception and Interpregnancy Intervals Among Adolescent Mothers Accessing Public Services in California

Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27475821
ISQUICK S, Henry D, Nakagawa S, Moghadassi M, Thiet MP, Norton M, Lucero J Association Between Nitroglycerin Use and Adverse Outcomes in Women Undergoing Cesarean Delivery in the Second Stage of LaborAssociation Between Nitroglycerin Use and Adverse Outcomes in Women Undergoing Cesarean Delivery in the Second Stage of Labor

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Jul 12:1-17

PMID: 27405400
Smulian EA, Zahedi L, Hurvitz J, Talbot A, Williams A, JULIAN Z, Zertuche AD, Rochat R. Obstetric Provider Trainees in Georgia: Characteristics and Attitudes About Practice in Obstetric Provider Shortage Areas.

Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1341-8. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1998-9.

PMID: 27072048

Meyer E, Hennink M, Rochat R, JULIAN Z, Pinto M, Zertuche AD, Spelke B, Dott A, Cota P. Working Towards Safe Motherhood: Delays and Barriers to Prenatal Care for Women in Rural and Peri-Urban Areas of Georgia.

Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1358-65. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1997-x.

PMID: 27053128

Zertuche AD, Spelke B, JULIAN Z, Pinto M, Rochat R Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group (GMIHRG): Mobilizing Allied Health Students and Community Partners to Put Data into Action.

Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1323-32. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1996-y.

PMID: 27072049
O’Donnell BE, LEWKOWITZ AK, Nakagawa S, et al. Examining Pregnancy-Specific Mobile Media Messages: What Are Patients Being Told?

J Perinatol. 2016 May 19. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.77. [Epub ahead of print]


WINKELMAN WD, Katz PP, Smith JF, Rowen TS; Infertility Outcomes Program Project Group. The sexual impact of infertility among women seeking fertility care

Sex Med. 2016 May 7. pii: S2050-1161(16)30022-8. doi: 10.1016/j.esxm.2016.04.001. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27165191

GREENWALD SR, Cohan D, Weber S, Salmeen KE The Exclusion of Sperm Donation on the Basis of Sexual Practices: Time for a Policy Update.

Obstet Gynecol. 2016 May 4.

PMID: 27159761

PREMKUMAR A, Raad K, & Haidar MH. Rethinking the social history in the era of biolegitimacy: global health and medical education in the care of Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Beirut, Lebanon.

Anthropol Med. 2016 Apr;23(1):14-29. doi: 10.1080/13648470.2015.1135785. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

PMID: 26982432
GREENWALD SR, Gonzalez JM, Goldstein RG, Rosenstein MG. Reply - RE: Uterine rupture vs dehiscence Am J Obstet Gynecol.

2016 Mar;214(3):415-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.11.042. Epub 2015 Dec 15.

PMID: 26704898
WINKELMAN WD, Rabban JT, Korn AP. Vaginal calculus in a woman with mixed urinary incontinence and vaginal mesh exposure

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar-Apr;22(2):e20-1. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000243.

PMID: 26825410

GREENWOOD EA, Noel MW, Kao C-N, Shinkai K, Pasch LA. Cedars MI, and Huddleston HG Vigorous exercise is associated with superior metabolic profiles in polycystic ovary syndrome independent of total exercise expenditure

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar-Apr;22(2):e20-1. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000243.

PMID: 26825410

KNITTEL, AK, Snow, RC, Riolo, R, Griffith, D, Morenoff, J. Modeling the community-level effects of male incarceration on the sexual partnerships of men and women.

Soc Sci Med. 2015 Dec;147:270-9. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.11.005. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

PMID: 26610077

McLean T,LEWKOWITZ AK, TEST E, Zlatnik MG Does an Electronic Health Record Improve Completeness of Prenatal Studies?

Appl Clin Inform. 2015 Nov 11;6(4):669-76. doi: 10.4338/ACI-2015-05-RA-0062. eCollection 2015.

PMID: 26767062
LEWKOWITZ AK, Nakagawa S, Thiet MP, Rosenstein MG Effect of stage of initial labor dystocia on vaginal birth after cesarean success

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep 6. pii: S0002-9378(15)01012-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.064.

PMID 26348381
Jackson RA,GARDNER S, Torres LN, Huchko MJ, Zlatnik MG, Williams JC My Obstetrician Got Me Fired: How Work Notes Can Harm Pregnant Patients and What to Do About It

Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug;126(2):250-4

PMID: 26241411
GREENWALD SR, Gonzalez JM, Goldstein RG, Rosenstein MG. Asymptomatic Uterine Dehiscence in a Second Trimester Twin Pregnancy

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun 10. pii: S0002-9378(15)00600-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.06.017.

PMID: 26071921
GREENWOOD EA, Pasch LA, Shinkai K, Cedars MI, Huddleston HG. Putative role for insulin resistance in depression risk in polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2015 Jun 19. pii: S0015-0282(15)00366-0. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.05.019. PMID: 26054555
DENNY CC, BARON MB, Lederle L, Drey EA, Kerns JL Induction of fetal demise before pregnancy termination: practices of family planning providers

Contraception. 2015 Sep;92(3):241-5. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2015.05.002. Epub 2015 May 18.

PMID: 25998938
WINKELMAN WD & Stacey A. Missmer & Dale Myers & Elizabeth S. Ginsburg Public perspectives on the use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis

J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015 Mar 11.

PMID: 25758988
GREENWALD SR, Cohen SA. Nonrandom Return: Lessons from Women Returning for Follow-Up Results of Cervical Cancer Screening in Rural Haiti.

Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2014 Aug 28.

DOI: 10.1159/000365082

PMID: 25171063
CRAIG AD, Dehlendorf C, Borrero S, Harper CC, Rocca CH Exploring young adults' contraceptive knowledge and attitudes: disparities by race/ethnicity and age.

Womens Health Issues. 2014 May-Jun;24(3):e281-9. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2014.02.003. Epub 2014 Apr 13.

PMID: 24725755
WINKELMAN W, Frates MC, Fox JH, Ginsburg ES, Srouji S Secondary Infertility and Retained Fetal Bone Fragments

Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug;122(2 Pt 2):458-61.doi:10. 1097/AOG.0b013e3182917c9c.

PMID: 23884259

PREMKUMAR A, Haddad DN, Dworkis DA Empowering Medical Students to Design and Execute Advocacy Projects.

Acad Med. 2013 Jul;88(7):910.

PMID: 23799435