Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN–MADISON
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Congratulations to Women’s Health Symposium poster award winners Mojdehbakhsh and Bailey!

 Congratulations to Women’s Health Symposium poster award winners Mojdehbakhsh and Bailey!
 Congratulations to Women’s Health Symposium poster award winners Mojdehbakhsh and Bailey!

On October 14, 2021, the UW Department of Ob-Gyn hosted the annual Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium​. This year’s virtual event included the keynote presentation “Health Equity and Quality of Care: The Case of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity” by Elizabeth Howell, MD, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Nearly 200 people attended the event! You can watch some of the presentations here.

The Symposium also included a poster session. Two posters were selected by a panel of UW faculty to receive Best Poster awards. Please help us congratulate the poster winners!

UW Ob-Gyn resident Rachel P. Mojdehbakhsh, MD, MS, PGY-3 earned a top poster award for the poster “Efficacy and Safety of a Restrictive Blood Transfusion Protocol in Gynecologic Surgical Patients”. Co-authors on the poster include Rana Al-Rubaye, MD; Dandi Huang, MD; Joseph Connor, MD; and Ahmed Al-Niaimi, MD.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellow Erin Bailey, MD, MS earned a top poster award for the poster “A Spatial Approach to Examining Individual and Disparity-Level Factors and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy.” Co-authors include Maria Kamenetsky, MS; Alexa Lowry, MD; Ronald Gangnon, PhD; and Kara Hoppe, DO, MS.

Congratulations to the poster award winners, and thanks to everyone whose hard work contributed to this incredible event!