Resident Research Day 2015 - Schedule

On April 22, 2015, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics will hold the 49th Annual John D. Thompson Resident & Fellow Research Day. The event will be held in Glenn Auditorium at Emory University Hospital Midtown, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Throughout the day, graduating residents and fellows will present the findings from their research projects, we will present the Marianne Ruby, MD Award to two medical students, and we will welcome two distinguished guests for our annual lectures.

All are welcome to attend the 49th Annual John D. Thompson Resident & Fellow Research Day; no RSVP is required.

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Welcome & Introduction
Ira R. Horowitz, MD, SM, John D. Thompson Professor and Chair

Presentation of Projects

8:05 a.m.

Georgia Primary Care Providers’ Knowledge of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Navya Nair, MD, MPH

8:25 a.m.

Post Operative Recovery from Gynecologic Surgeries: A comparison of various techniques
Beau Park, MD

8:45 a.m.

Concurrent gestational diabetes and preeclampsia among delivery hospitalizations – United States, 2011
Ujuka Iloabuchi, MD

9:05 a.m.

Reducing perinatal and short-term postpartum anal incontinence through early pelvic floor muscle training: a prospective pilot study
Sally Huber, MD, MS

9:25 a.m.

Viral load suppression and neonatal and obstetric outcomes of antiretroviral therapy-experienced and naïve HIV-positive pregnant patients of Grady Memorial Hospital
Jessica Tarleton, MD, MPH

9:45 a.m.


26th John D. Thompson Lecture

10:00 a.m.

Introduction of the 26th John D. Thompson Lecturer

10:05 a.m.

The Indigenous Vaginal Microbiome
Sebastian Faro, MD, PhD

Presentation of Projects

11:00 a.m.

Contraceptive Use and Women Veterans: an Analysis of the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS)
Elizabeth Deans, MD

11:30 a.m.

Perinatal Outcomes in Pregnancies with a Low Fetal Fraction on Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Results
Iris Krishna, MD, MPH

12:00 p.m.


Introduction of the Marianne Ruby Award Recipients

1:00 p.m.

An Evaluation of Contraceptive Counseling and Services in Georgia's Abortion Care Facilities
Zoë Julian, 2015 MD/MPH Candidate

1:20 p.m.

Predictors of Perfect Implantation of Double Embryo Transfer with Assisted Reproductive Technology
Caitlin Martin, 2015 MD Candidate

Presentation of Projects

1:45 p.m.

The Role of Monocytes in Endometriosis
Carrie Bedient, MD

2:15 p.m.


32nd W. Newton Long Lecture

2:30 p.m.

Introduction of the 32nd W. Newton Long Lecturer

2:35 p.m.

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy
Jennifer R. Niebyl, MD

Presentation of Projects

3:30 p.m.

A comparison of the incidence and causes of maternal deaths in urban versus rural Georgia
Marissa Platner, MD

3:50 p.m.

Elective hysterectomy at the time of prophylactic oophorectomy in the United States: trends and in-hospital complications, 1998-2008
Austin Schirmer, MD

4:10 p.m.

Provider Survey: Fertility Preservation and Menopause Counseling for Reproductive Age Women Prior to Receiving Gonadotoxic Agents
Jessica Rubin, MD

4:30 p.m.

Obstetrician Opinions of a Georgia Law Limiting Late 2nd Trimester Abortions
Nicole Pasteur, MD

4:50 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Presentation of Acknowledgements to Judges