Congratulations to Lisa Haddad, MD, MS, MPH for being honored by Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee as part of this year’s Researcher Appreciation Day! Dr. Haddad was nominated by her peers and colleagues for her groundbreaking research focused on how hormonal contraception promotes innate and adaptive immunologic changes among reproductive aged women. The long-term goal of this work is to evaluate how the nature and magnitude of immune changes could impact HIV susceptibility. See the full list of this years honorees here.
E. Britton Chahine, MD is among the faculty members who educate, encourage and support our diverse learners across the School of Medicine. When the Emory School of Medicine Recognitions Committee sent out a call for nominations of educators who go above and beyond, they received more than 90 submissions. The committee reviewed each nominee and selected these faculty educators who best demonstrate the values of the Emory School of Medicine. Dr. Chahine was among those selected for recognition. To view the full list of those recognized, and to read the wonderful feedback from Dr. Chahine's colleagues visit here, http://2018educatorday.strikingly.com
The May Green Journal features a current commentary reviewing the historical evolution of conception options for mixed-status couples with HIV with particular focus on the potential need for fertility treatment and the feasibility of accessing such treatment. “Access to Fertility Treatment for Mixed-Status Couples With Human Immunodeficiency Virus” by Jennifer F. Kawwass, MD, Lisa B. Haddad, MD, MPH, and Denise J. Jamieson, MD is now available in the current issue.
Gynecologic Specialties Division Director and Vice Chair of Population Health Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH named the James Robert McCord Chair in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Read More:
Cherie C. Hill, M.D., FACOG was the guest editor for the most recent issue of Atlanta Medicine Magazine. She also contributed an article, “The Peach State and STDs - The silent offenders and the downstream fertility impact.” Contributing articles from Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH; David Schirmer III, MD; and Kalinda Woods, MD, FACOG.
Family Planning Division Director Carrie Cwiak, MD, MPH was recognized by State Representative Park Cannon and the Georgia House of Representatives for her continued commitment to instituting evidence-based protocols at Grady Health System Family Planning Clinic. READ MORE
Robert S. Kelley, DO, MBA has two publications in this month’s Green Journal. The first is a study done with colleagues of the Departments of Thoracic Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St Luke's, New York, New York focused on using a 3D printer to fabricate a personalized pessary for urinary incontinence. The second is a case study with Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Division Director, Gina Northington, MD, Ph.D., Fellow, Alexis Ford, MD and resident, Allison Mayhew, MD, as well as, colorectal surgeon Virginia Shaffer, MD. The publication focuses on the multi-specialty surgical approach to simultaneously correct mesh complications and fix incontinence. You can access both publications here:
March 2018 - Volume 131 - Issue 3 - p 493–497
March 2018 - Volume 131 - Issue 3 - p 499–502
Eva Lathrop,MD, MPH served as the lead for contraception on the Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force during CDC's Zika virus response efforts. Two other Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics faculty members, Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, and Erin Berry-Bibee, MD, MPH also worked on the Z-CAN program. Read the article.
Maternal Fetal Medicine Division played an important role in one of Emory Medicine Magazine's Top 10 Inspiring Stories of 2017. Read the article.
Kurt Martinuzzi, MD, answered some questions about pregnancy for Romper. Read the articles:
• How is Pregnancy Different If I’ve Had My Ovaries Removed?
• How Does Gestational Diabetes Affect Your Baby?
• Is It Safe to Pick Up Your Kids When You’re Pregnant?
• How Do You Get Pregnant When You Have an Ovarian Cyst?
We're so proud to announce that five of our faculty members were named to Atlanta Magazine's Top Doctors list: Penny Castellano, MD - General Gynecology; Lisa Flowers, MD - Gynecologic Specialties; Ira Horowitz, MD, SM - Gynecologic Oncology; Michael Lindsay, MD, MPH - Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Jessica Spencer, MD, MSc - Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.