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UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
550 16th Street, 7th Floor
OBGYN, Mailstop 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143-0132
|Mission Bay||(415) 476 - 5192||(415) 476 - 1811|
|Mount Zion||(415) 353 - 9240||(415) 353 - 9509|
|San Francisco General Hospital||(415) 206 - 3061||(415) 206 - 3112|
Research/Clinical Interests: Family Planning, History Of Medicine, Health Disparities, Gynecologic Oncology
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2018||Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT||MD||Medicine|
|2012||Brown University, Providence, RI||BS||Human Biology|
Research & Professional Experience
|2017-2018||Researcher - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Gynecology Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT|
|2015-2018||Researcher - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Family Planning, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA|
|2014-2018||Researcher - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Family Planning, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT|
|2013-2014||Clinical Research Coordinator – Departments of Immunology and Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY|
|2012-2014||Co-Founder and Facilitator - GenSexNYC, New York, NY|
|2012||Senior Honors Thesis – Increasing Hepatitis C prevalence and associated risk behaviors among incarcerated young adults in Rhode Island, Brown University, Providence, RI|
|2011-2012||Fellow – The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, Providence, RI|
Achievements & Recognition
|2017||Awarded the Society of Family Planning Trainee Research Grant|
|2015 & 2017||Awarded Yale School of Medicine Research Fellowships|
|2012||Inducted into Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society|
|2012||Awarded the Student Investigator Scholarship, NIH/NIDA and Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation|
|2012||Awarded departmental honors for senior thesis, Brown University Biology Department|
McNamara B, Fadul N, Bendit J. Confined: Bodies and Selves. Hepatitis C and incarcerated young adults. Oral Presentation at “Theories in Action at Brown University”. Providence, RI, April 2012.
Cutler A, McNamara B, Lundsberg L, Kennedy HP, Gariepy A. Putting pregnancy into context: a qualitative analysis of women’s experiences following a pregnancy diagnosis. Oral Presentation by Cutler A, at “31st ICM Triennial Congress”. Toronto, Canada. June 2017.
McNamara B, Manrríquez E, Pierson W, Chen L. Treatment of Uterine Carcinosarcoma: A Retrospective Review of 89 Cases. Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 2019 Annual Meeting. June 2019.
McNamara B, Joudeh L, Corbetta. Rastelli C, Orlando M, Kerns J . Women's experiences traveling out of state to receive abortion services . National Abortion Federation's 43rd Annual Meeting. May 2019
Dugan, KB , McNamara B, Lu L, Litkouhi B, Azodi M, Schwartz PE, Ratner E, Menderes G, Silasi DA. Surgical approach for interval debulking after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for treatment of advanced stage ovarian cancer . Society of Gynecologic Oncology's 50th Annual Meeting. March 2019
McNamara B, Losikoff P, Huguenin L, Rich J, Brockmann B, Gregory SH. Increasing Hepatitis C infection and associated risk behaviors among incarcerated young adults in Rhode Island. Poster Presentation at “5th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health”. Atlanta, Georgia, March 2012.
McNamara B, Russo J, Jacobson J, Kerns J. Patient experiences with digoxin injection before dilation and evacuation: a qualitative study. Poster Presentation at “North American Forum on Family Planning”. Denver, Colorado. November 2016.
McNamara B, Warner J. Physician writing on abortion in the Journal of the American Medical Association: 1883-2017. Poster Presentation at "Yale School of Medicine Student Research Day". New Haven, Connecticut. May 2017.
McNamara BC, Cutler A, Lundsberg L, Kennedy HP, Gariepy A. "I'm used to doing it by myself": exploring self-reliance in pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Oct 5;18(1):393. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-2022-8. PMID 30290785
McNamara BC, Losikoff PT, Huguenin L, Macalino GE, Rich JD, Gregory SH. Increasing Hepatitis C prevalence and associated risk behaviors among incarcerated young adults. J Urban Health. 2014 Apr;91(2):376-82. doi: 10.1007/s11524-013-9807-x. PMID: 23722268
Cutler A, McNamara BC, Qasba N, Kennedy HP, Lundsberg L, Gariepy A. "I just don't know": An exploration of women's ambivalence about a new pregnancy. Womens Health Issues. 2018 Jan - Feb;28(1):75-81. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2017.09.009. Epub 2017 Nov 3. PMID: 29108986
McNamara B, Russo J, Jacobson J, Kerns J. Patient experiences with digoxin injection before dilation and evacuation: a qualitative study. Contraception. 2018 Jun;97(6):515-519. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2018.02.004. Epub 2018 Mar 26. PMID: 29477630
Kerns JL, Mengesha B, McNamara BC, Cassidy A, Pearlson G, Kuppermann M. Effect of counseling quality on anxiety, grief, and coping after second-trimester abortion for pregnancy complications. Contraception. 2018 Jun;97(6):520-523. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2018.02.007. Epub 2018 Mar 26. PMID: 29477632