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UCSF MC Women's Hospital

Resident Publications and Research


2019 Resident Research Day Topics

Micki Baron, MD Michele (Micki) Baron, MD

-“I Just Want It Out”: A Qualitative Study On Forced Negotiations Around IUD Removal
Advisor: Jennifer Kerns, MD, MS, MPH

Adam Bonnington, MD Adam Bonnington, MD

Contraceptive Counseling for Transgender Men and Gender Diverse People Who Were Female Sex Assigned at Birth
Advisor: Juno Obedin-Maliver, MD, MPH, MAS

Zoë Julian, MD, MPH Zoë Julian, MD, MPH

Structures and Self: Advancing Equity and Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Health
Advisors: Biftu Mengesha, MD, MAS, Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS, Andrea Jackson, MD, MAS, Monica McLemore PhD, MPH, RN, and Christine Dehlendorf MD, MAS

Travis-Riley Korenaga, MD Travis-Riley Korenaga, MD

Better Late Than Never: Brachytherapy is More Important Than Timeframe in Cervical Cancer Outcomes
Advisors: Lee-may Chen, MD and Jocelyn Chapman, MD

Erica Manrriquez, MD Erica Manrríquez, MD

Disparities in Genetics Assessment for Women with Ovarian Cancer: Can We Do Better?
Advisors: Lee-may Chen, MD and Jocelyn Chapman, MD

Melanie Maykin, MD Melanie Maykin, MD

Therapeutic Rest to Delay Admission in Early Labor: A Study on Morphine Sleep
Advisors: Stephanie Gaw MD, PhD and Adam Lewkowitz, MD, MPHS

Diana Robles, MD Diana Robles, MD

Differences in Postpartum Pain Management Following Cesarean Section for Primary English Speaking Patients Compared to Non-English Speaking Patients
Advisors: Vanessa Jacoby, MD, MAS, Melissa Rosenstein, MD, MAS and Meg Autry, MD

Robin Skory, MD, PhD Robin Skory, MD, PhD

Applying Follicle Culture and a PCOS Cohort to Identify Ovarian Mechanosensitive Genes: RAMP1 and ADAMTS19
Advisors: Paolo Rinaudo, MD, PhD and Tracy K. Woodruff, PhD, MPH

Wenjia Zhang, MD Wenjia Zhang, MD

Nationwide Use of the Robot for Benign Gynecologic Surgery
Advisor: Vanessa Jacoby MD, MAS



Deshpande NA, LABORA A, Sammel MD, Schreiber CA, Sonalkar S. Relationship between body mass index and operative time in women receiving immediate postpartum tubal ligation. Contraception. 2019 May 10. pii: S0010-7824(19)30166-0. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2019.05.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31082395
Hoppenot C, Thomas S, PETERS PN, Lee N, Yamada SD Malignant bowel obstruction due to uterine or ovarian cancer: Are there differences in outcome? Gynecol Oncol. 2019 May 2. pii: S0090-8258(19)31183-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.04.681. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31056111
Deiner MS, Fathy C, KIM J, Niemeyer K, Ramirez D, Ackley SF, Liu F, Lietman TM, Porco TC Facebook and Twitter vaccine sentiment in response to measles outbreaks Health Informatics J. 2017 Nov 1:1460458217740723. doi: 10.1177/1460458217740723. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29148313 [Available on 2019-05-01]
Movilla P, ORLANDO MS, Wang J, Opoku-Anane J Predictors of prolonged operative time for robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S1553-4650(19)30207-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2019.04.019. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31034977
Janiak E, Fulcher IR, Cottrill AA, TANTOCO N, Mason AH, Fortin J, Sabino J, Goldberg AB. Massachusetts' Parental Consent Law and Procedural Timing Among Adolescents Undergoing Abortion Obstet Gynecol. 2019 May;133(5):978-986. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003190. PMID: 30969206
Chryplewicz A, Tienda SM, Nahotko DA, PETERS PN, Lengyel E, Eckert MA. Mutant p53 regulates LPA signaling through lysophosphatidic acid phosphatase type 6 Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 26;9(1):5195. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41352-5. PMID: 30914657
Shahin MN, Magill ST, Dalle Ore CL, Viner JA, PETERS PN, Solomon DA, McDermott MW Fertility treatment is associated with multiple meningiomas and younger age at diagnosis. J Neurooncol. 2019 May;143(1):137-144. doi: 10.1007/s11060-019-03147-6. Epub 2019 Mar 13. PMID: 30868355
CASSIDY A, Herrick C, Norton ME, Ursell PC, Vargas J, Kerns JL How does Fetal Autopsy after Pregnancy Loss or Termination for Anomalies and other Complications Change Recurrence Risk?
AJP Rep. 2019 Jan;9(1):e30-e35. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1681013. Epub 2019 Feb 18.
PMID: 30783547
Dean T Jr, Bell LM / BONNINGTON, A Selected topics in prenatal medicine and obstetrics. In: Nelson pediatrics board review: Certification and recertification. Elsevier Inc; 2019. p. 717-23 ISBN: 9780323530514
KIM J, Oldenburg CE, Cooley G, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Keenan JD, Gaynor BD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Martin DL Community Level Chlamydial Serology for Assessing Trahcoma Elimination in Trachoma-Endemic Niger
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jan 28;13(1):e0007127. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007127. eCollection 2019 Jan.
PMID: 30689671
Pereira JP Jr, MAYKIN MM, Vasconcelos Z, Avvad-Portari E, Zin AA, Tsui I, Brasil P, Nielsen-Saines K, Moreira ME, Gaw SL. The Role of Amniocentesis in the Diagnosis of Congenital Zika Syndrome. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz013. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30624579
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
CRAIG AD, Steinauer J, Kuppermann M, Schmittdiel JA, Dehlendorf C. Pill, patch, or ring? A mixed methods analysis of provider counseling about combined hormonalcontraception. Contraception. 2019 Feb;99(2):104-110. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2018.09.001. Epub 2018 Sep 15. PMID: 30227121
PREMKUMAR A, Baer RJ, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Norton ME The effect of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy on preterm birth rates among African-American women Am J Perinatol. 2019 Jan;36(2):148-154. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1660461. Epub 2018 Jul 6. PMID: 29980155
BOYD B, Pratt T, Mishra K Fungal lumbosacral osteomyelitis after robotic-assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Nov/Dec;24(6):e46-e48. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000612. PMID 30059439
Raifman S, ORLANDO M, Rafie S, Grossman D Medication abortion: the potential of pharmacy dispensing J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2018 Jul - Aug;58(4):377-381. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2018.04.011. Epub 2018 May 8. PMID: 29752204
UKOHA EP, Yee LM. Use of Electronic Patient Portals in Pregnancy: An Overview J Midwifery Womens Health. 2018 May;63(3):335-339. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12761. Epub 2018 May 14. PMID: 29758124
BONNINGTON, A: Autry, M Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding in Women Desiring Contraception Who Are Taking Anticoagulation Therapy. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Apr;131(4):632-634. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002518. PMID: 29528927
MANRRÍQUEZ E, Chapman JS, Mak J, Blanco AM, Chen LM Disparities in Genetic Assessment for Women with Ovarian Cancer: How can we do better? Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Apr;149(1):84-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.10.034. PMID: 29605055
KNITTEL AK, Graham LF, Peterson J, Lopez W, Snow RC Access to free or affordable health care services among young people exchanging sex in Detroit J Urban Health. 2018 Apr 5. doi: 10.1007/s11524-018-0239-5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29623656
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
Theophanous C, PETERS P, O'Brien P, Cousineau MR. What do medical students think about health-care policy education? Educ Health (Abingdon). 2018 Jan-Apr;31(1):54-55. doi: 10.4103/1357-6283.239049. PMID: 30117475



CASSIDY A, Caughey A, Gaw S Predictors of Maternal Sepsis: A Population-based Cohort Study. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Poster
Sobhani NC,CASSIDY A, Qi Z, Yu J, Norton M, Chetty S Abnormal chorionic villi morphology and risk of aneuploidy Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Poster
PETERS PN, Pierson W, Chen L, Chapman J, Hsu I, The role of PET/CT in surveillance after chemoradiation for cervical cancer. Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 50th Annual Meeting Poster
Markley JC, Harter KL, Pan JZ, CASSIDY AG, Seidman DL Temporal Correlation of Tranexamic Acid Administration and Eclamptic Seizure in a Patient with Renal Insufficiency Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) 50th Annual Meeting Poster
HUANG D, Greenwood E, Kao C, Quinn M, Cedars M, Huddleston H Exercise Behaviors by Ethnic Group Among Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2018 Scientific Congress & Expo Poster
ORLANDO MS, Newmann S, Drey E, Anderson N, Shapiro B, Borne D, Seidman Housing status and abortion outcomes at a public hospital in San Francisco. Society of Family Planning North American Forum on Family Planning Poster
Arya R, PETERS PN, Daily E, Jutzy J, McCall A, Howard A, Hasan Y, Son C Parametrial boost (PMB) in the era of image-guided brachytherapy (IGBT) for cervical cancer. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 Annual Meeting Poster
Jutzy J, Dengan M, Arya R, PETERS, PN, Daily E, Howard A, McCall A, Son C, Hasan, Y. Hematological toxicity in cervix cancer patients treated with extended field with IMRT or VMAT and feasibility in achieving bone marrow planning constraints. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 Annual Meeting Poster
PETERS PN, Pierson W, Chen L, Chapman J, Hsu I Outcomes after gastrotomy tubes for malignant bowel obstruction. Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 50th Annual Meeting Poster
Mengesha B, CASSIDY A, et al. Shared decision-making and decision satisfaction in dilation and evacuation versus induction of labor among women undergoing abortion for pregnancy complications   Abstract
Kerns J, Mengesha B, McNamara B, CASSIDY A, Pearlson G, Kupperman M. Effect of counseling quality on anxiety, grief, and coping after second-trimester abortion for pregnancy complications   Oral
MANRRÍQUEZ E, Swanson M, Chapman J, Pierson, Chen L Do patients with cervical cancer cared for at a tertiary hospital have greater odds of survival than those at a public safety-net hospital? Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 2018 Annual Meeting Poster
PETERS PN, Pierson W, Yeh I, Chapman J Genomic profiling in gynecologic cancer: current practice patterns and implications for therapy. Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) 2018 Annual Meeting. Poster
Craig A; PETERS PN, Chen L, Chapman J Disparate care in primary treatment of advanced ovarian cancer: do we maintain equipoise? Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) 2018 Annual Meeting Oral
BONNINGTON A, Obedin-Maliver J Contraception for Transgender Men: Extrapolation of Uses in Absence of Data 2018 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting Poster
Cohen M, Weston E, Raker C, HUANG D, Mathews CA Social and Demographic Factors Associated with Inpatient and Outpatient Opioid Use Following Laparoscopic or Robotic Hysterectomy. ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting Oral
Whetstone S, JULIAN Z Increasing diversity in graduate medical education Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference Poster
JULIAN Z, Mengesha B, Hart A, Williams S, Davis M, Osegura T Structures and Self: Advancing Equity and Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Social Medicine Consortium Poster
SIEGEL M, Barrett B, Wheeler M, Ustinov A, Li B, Rosenstein M Postpartum concerns after discharge: who has them, and what are they ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting Poster
TEAL EN, Lewkowitz A, Tran C, Koser S, SIEGEL M, Gaw S Maternal morbidity associated with duration of labor induction ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting Poster
TEAL EN, Lewkowitz A, Koser S, Tran C, SIEGEL M, Gaw S Does indication for induction of labor impact the duration of induction? ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting Poster
Weston E, Raker C, HUANG D, Parker AB, Robison KM, Mathews CA Opioid use in gynecology oncology patients after minimally invasive hysterectomy. Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer Oral
UKOHA E, Feinglass J, Yee, L Is Electronic Patient Portal Use Associated with Improved Glycemic Control in Pregnancy? Society for Reproductive Investigations Poster
Valderramos S, MAYKIN, M Placental Histopathological Findings in Zika-infected Pregnancies. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Oral
Lewkowitz A, TEAL EN, Koser S, Tran C, SIEGEL, M, Gaw S Is duration of labor induction associated with increased risk of cesarean delivery for labor dystocia? Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Poster
Sperling J, SIEGEL M, Shulman R, Zlatnik M, Gossett D Readability of Online Patient Education Materials From Major Obstetrical Organizations Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Poster
UKOHA E, Yee L, Feinglass J Disparities in electronic patient portal use in a pregnant population Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Poster
Weston E, Raker C, HUANG D, Mathews C The association between mindfulness and post-operative pain in gynecologic oncology patients undergoing minimally invasive hysterectomy American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting Poster
MANRRÍQUEZ E, Chapman J, Mak J, Blanco K, Chen L Disparities in Genetics Assessment for Women with Ovarian Cancer Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 2017 Annual Meeting Poster
Hasan A, Rehman F, Zhu F, PETERS PN, Waller J, Lee N, Yamada D, Hasan Y Utility of PAP smear surveillance in detecting recurrence after definitive chemoradiation in locally advanced cervical cancer. American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2017 Annual Meeting Poster