Research/Clinical Interests: Incontinence, obstetric trauma and incontinence, fistula repair, global health, pelvic floor prolapse, patient quality of life, complementary and alternative medicine, bioethics,
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
Research & Professional Experience
|2013||Research assistant in the Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Brigham and Women's Hospital: Conducted a survey of a nationally representative sample to assess public perspectives on PGD. PI Elizabeth Ginsburg, MD|
|2012||Research assistant in the Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Brigham and Women's Hospital: Studied a series of patients undergoing infertility treatment who were found to have retained fetal bone from a prior abortion. PI Serene Srouji, MD|
|2010||HIV tester and counselor: Trained as a state certified HIV tester and counselor and worked in a community health clinic offering one-on-one appointments with patients to develop risk-reduction plans.|
|2010||Research assistant in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital: Investigated the relationship between spiritual support and quality of life in terminally ill oncology patients. PI Tracy A. Balboni, MD, MPH|
|2008||Research assistant in the Department of Biochemistry at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Studied the biochemical pathways involved in breast cancer metastasis. PI Constance E. Brinckerhoff, PhD|
|2006-2009||Sexual Abuse Peer Advisor: Certified as a sexual abuse peer advisor and a point of contact for victims of sexual abuse.|
|2006||Clinic Volunteer: Worked in the Lacma Health Clinic in the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia where I provider basic primary care for women and children unable to access healthcare elsewhere.|
Achievements & Recognition
|2016||Pacific Coast Reproductive Society In-Training Scholarship Recipient
Scholarship to encourage participation of medical professionals in the PCRS Annual Meeting
|2013||Expanding the Boundaries Research Grant: Research grant for original research advancing obstetrics and gynecology|
|2010||Neil Samuel Ghiso Fellow for Compassionate Care: Scholarship to care for or conduct research involving terminally ill or chronically ill patients|
|2009||Rufus Choate Scholar: Scholarship for undergraduate students in the top 5% of their class|
Dartmouth Dean of Faculty Undergraduate Research Fellow: Scholarship to engage in independent research with a Dartmouth College faculty mentor.
|2006||Tucker Fellow of Service, Spirituality and Social Justice: Scholarship to invest in personal growth and liberal education by serving others in need outside of the United States|
Winkelman WD, Mok-Lin E. Fertility Preservation Services for Women with Newly Diagnosed Cancer: A National Survey. Poster presentation at the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society annual meeting in March 2015
Winkelman WD, Smith JF, Katz PK, Rowen TS. The psychosocial impact of infertility among women seeking fertility treatment. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting in October 2015
Winkelman WD, Smith JF, Katz PK, Rowen TS. The relationship between perceived infertility diagnosis and sexual dysfunction. Poster presentation at the University of California San Francisco Resident Research Symposium in May 2015
Winkelman WD, Smith JF, Katz PK, Rowen TS. Risk factors for sexual dysfunction among women seeking infertility treatment. Poster presentation at the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health in February 2015
Winkelman WD, Smith JF, Katz PK, Rowen TS. The correlates of female sexual dysfunction in infertile women. Oral presentation at the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health in February 2015
Winkelman WD, Missmer S, Myers D, Ginsburg ES. Public perspectives on preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) from a nationally representative sample. Oral presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting in October 2014
Winkelman WD. Smith JF, Katz PK, Rowen TS. The sexual impact of Infertility among women seeking fertility treatment, Sexual Medicine. In Press
Winkelman WD. Rabban JT, Korn AP. Vaginal calculus in a woman with mixed urinary incontinence and vaginal mesh exposure, Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. In press
Winkelman WD, Missmer S, Myers D, Ginsburg ES. Public perspectives on preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), J Assist Reprod Genet, 2015 May; 32(5), 665-675, Cited in PubMed; PMID 25728988
Winkelman WD, Frates MC, Fox JH, Ginsburg ES, Srouji S. Secondary infertility and retained fetal bone fragments. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013 Aug; 122(2 Pt 2): 458-61. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23884259
Winkelman WD, Shalowitz DI. Typical-use contraception and pharmaceutical research. American Journal of Bioethics. 2012 Jul; 12(7): 42-3. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 22694035.
Winkelman WD, Lauderdale K, Balboni MJ, Phelps AC, Peteet JR, Block SD, Kachnic LA, VanderWeele TJ, Balboni TA.. The relationship of spiritual concerns to the quality of life of advanced cancer patients: preliminary findings. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2011 Sep; 14(9): 1022-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21767165.
Eck SM, Côté AL, Winkelman WD, Brinckerhoff CE. CXCR4 and matrix metalloproteinase-1 are elevated in breast carcinoma-associated fibroblasts and in normal mammary fibroblasts exposed to factors secreted by breast cancer cells.. Molecular Cancer Research. 2009 Jul; 7(7): 1033-44. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19584257.