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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

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 Congratulations 2022 Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium award winners!

Congratulations 2022 Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium award winners!

The 2022 UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium took place on October 20. This annual event brought together healthcare professionals, population health experts and community advocates dedicated to advancing health equity for a busy morning of presentations and poster sessions highlighting research that addresses persistent gender, racial, and oth... more
 Sobecki presents “Sex After Cancer: A Candid Discussion” Community Talk

Sobecki presents “Sex After Cancer: A Candid Discussion” Community Talk

On September 29, 2022, Janelle Sobecki, MD, assistant professor in the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Gynecologic Oncology, presented the Healthy Women Community Talk “Sex After Cancer: A Candid Discussion” to an engaged, enthusiastic group of community members.Along with Lori Seabourne, physician assistant in the UW Health Women’s Integrative Sexual Health (WISH) clinic, Sobecki pro... more
 Final Sparkle of Hope Gala draws dedicated crowd for cancer research

Final Sparkle of Hope Gala draws dedicated crowd for cancer research

On September 16, the UW Department of Ob-Gyn hosted the final Sparkle of Hope Gala for gynecologic cancer research. More than 240 gynecologic cancer survivors, loved ones, health care providers, and other members of the gynecologic cancer community gathered at Monona Terrace to celebrate the incredible progress we’ve made in gynecologic cancer research over 14 years of hosti... more
 Join us for UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium on October 20

Join us for UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium on October 20

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to invite you to attend the Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium on October 20, 2022.Join other healthcare professionals, population health experts and community advocates in person in 1325 HSLC or online via Zoom from 6:45-10:00am on October 20 for an exciting morning of pre... more
 Sobecki to present Healthy Women Community Talk “Sex and Cancer: A Candid Discussion”

Sobecki to present Healthy Women Community Talk “Sex and Cancer: A Candid Discussion”

Cancer treatment may result in a variety of physical and emotional side effects. Sometimes, these side effects might change our ability to have or enjoy sex. For some, it may be challenging to discuss these issues with a medical provider.Janelle Sobecki, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, and physician assistant Lori Seabourne will present free,... more
 Rose and patient featured in 2022 Sparkle of Hope grateful patient story

Rose and patient featured in 2022 Sparkle of Hope grateful patient story

Ten years ago, avid Wisconsin Badgers football fan Shirley Pokorski received a gynecologic cancer diagnosis that put her tailgating traditions in peril. After working with UW Ob-Gyn Division of Gynecologic Oncology Director Steve Rose, MD, and an incredible care team at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, Shirley has been cancer-free and back at the field for years.On WISC-TV News... more
 Hoppe presents Community Talk “High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy & Beyond”

Hoppe presents Community Talk “High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy & Beyond”

In the first UW Ob-Gyn Healthy Women Community Talk​ of the year, Kara Hoppe, DO, MS, associate professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, shared research and resources about hypertension and pregnancy.In “High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy and Beyond”, Hoppe helped participants understand blood pressure basics, get to know blood pressure ranges during pregnancy... more
 Share your research at the 2022 Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium!

Share your research at the 2022 Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium!

The UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium, coming up October 20, 2022, connects healthcare professionals, population health experts and community advocates dedicated to advancing health equity. There are two opportunities for you to share your health equity and health disparities research at the 2022 Symposium!CALL FOR BRIEF AND BRILLIANT TALK PR... more
 Kick off the Promise Walk for Preeclampsia fundraiser with a brat fry on June 4!

Kick off the Promise Walk for Preeclampsia fundraiser with a brat fry on June 4!

Help kick off planning and fundraising for the Promise Walk for Preeclampsia with a brat fry on Saturday, June 4! The kick-off event is hosted by the Madison Promise Walk for Preeclampsia, and will feature special guest Eleni Tsigas, CEO of the Preeclampsia Foundation.Join the brat fry at Lake Farm County Park at 11:00am – more details are available on Facebook.The Promise W... more
 90 attendees gather in Madison for Clinical Embryologists Summit Conference

90 attendees gather in Madison for Clinical Embryologists Summit Conference

More than 90 professionals from reproductive endocrinology and infertility organizations across the country visited Madison for the 23rd Annual Clinical Embryologists Summit (CES) Conference April 29-30, 2022. The CES Conference is an annual event designed to give participants an informal setting to share ideas and to interact with invited speakers and other clinical embryol... more

Save the Dates: UW Ob-Gyn 2022 Research Events

Save the dates for three UW Department of Ob-Gyn research events in 2022:February 24, 2022 - Resident Research DayFeaturing a keynote presentation by Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, professor of ob-gyn at Baylor College of Medicine and former president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Resident research presentations by PGY-4 residents John Poehlmann, MD, an... more
 Save the date for the 2021 Sparkle of Hope gala!

Save the date for the 2021 Sparkle of Hope gala!

You’re invited to join us on Friday, September 24 for a unique celebration of those whose lives have been touched by gynecologic cancers and a community dedicated to a cure. The Sparkle of Hope gala is a collaboration between the UW Department of OB-GYN Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Carbone Cancer Center. This fabulous gala raises awareness and funds for women’s... more
 SAVE THE DATE: UW Women's Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium

SAVE THE DATE: UW Women's Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium

Mark your calendars for the 2021 UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium​ on October 14, 2021 at 7:00am. Please join us for this annual symposium that connects healthcare professionals, population health experts and community advocates dedicated to advancing health equity and eliminating persistent gender and racial health disparities. We are hono... more
 Register now for the 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit

Register now for the 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit

There's still time to register for the 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit, coming up March 5, 2021. Join an inclusive group of practitioners and community experts to learn the latest in person-centered and equitable access to contraceptive care. The Summit will feature keynotes on reproductive justice and person-centered contraceptive care, as well as virtual training... more
 Mark your calendars for two Resident Research Days

Mark your calendars for two Resident Research Days

Please join the UW Department of Ob-Gyn for two excellent celebrations of resident research! The first Resident Research Day, on February 25, 2021, will be led by the keynote presentation “Everyday Scholarship” from Linda Brubaker, MD, MS, FACOG. Dr. Brubaker is a clinical professor in the University of California San Diego Department of Ob-Gyn. After Dr. Brubaker’s keynot... more
 Save the Dates: Resident Research Days and Department Research Day 2021

Save the Dates: Resident Research Days and Department Research Day 2021

Save the dates for three Department of Ob-Gyn research events coming up in 2021: February 25, 2021 - Resident Research DayMarch 25, 2021 - Resident Research Day May 13, 2021 - Department Research Day Learn more about keynote speakers and other presentations scheduled for each day, and join us for these virtual events in February, March and May! more
 Registration open for the 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit

Registration open for the 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit

Registration is now open for the 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit, coming up March 5, 2021. Join a diverse group of practitioners and stakeholders to learn the latest in person-centered and equitable access to contraceptive care. This activity is intended for individuals working in health care, public health, community, policy, research, advocacy, and educational s... more
 Save the Date: Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit, coming March 5, 2021

Save the Date: Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit, coming March 5, 2021

The UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology invites you to attend the second statewide Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit in 2021. The 2021 summit will be a virtual event. The 2021 Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit will be held from 8:00am - 4:00pm on March 5, 2021. Join a diverse group of practitioners and stakeholders to learn about the latest evidence-based strateg... more
 FPMRS division presents “Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders” talk on November 17

FPMRS division presents “Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders” talk on November 17

The next UW Ob-Gyn Healthy Women Community Talk is coming up November 17, 2020 from 7-8pm! Presented by Heidi Brown, MD, of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Lisa Jones, MD, of the UW SMPH Department of Medicine, and Frank Lin, MD, of the UW SMPH Department of Urology, “Break Free from Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Disorders” will answer que... more
 2020 Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium poster awards

2020 Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium poster awards

On October 8, nearly 170 people tuned in for the virtual UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium for amazing presentations: Erica Marsh, MD, of the University of Michigan, presented the keynote lecture “Ministration without Representation: The Essential Roles of Inclusion and Voice in Creating Health Equity.” We also learned about substance use pol... more