UW Ob-Gyn expertise highlighted at AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting
The UW Ob-Gyn Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery was incredibly productive at the combined American Urogynecologic Society/International Urogynecologic Association (AUGS/IUGA) meeting in Austin, Texas June 14-18, 2022! This scientific meeting of the two organizations takes place every five years.
Learn about the research, presentations, and leadership roles members of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of FPMRS brought to the meeting:
“A pilot study of home-based pelvic muscle training for vaginal symptoms among survivors of breast cancer”. Pennycuff J, Pulliam S, McKinney J, Iglesia C.
“The variation of chargemaster price listings for urogynecologic procedures”. Kadesh A, Baban S, Chaudhary R, Lui A, Shi J, Ahluwalia J, Giles D, Petersen D, Grimes C.
“Urinary incontinence prevalence and care-seeking in a predominately Black/African-American sample of community-dwelling women”. Warner K, Schultz A, Barnet J, Brown H.
“BP Connect: referring urogynecology patients with high blood pressure for primary care follow-up”. Brown H, Williams M, Ramly E, Messina M, Hanlon B, Carlson A, Bartels C.
“A comparison of vaginal pH using prasterone, estradiol cream or non-hormonal vaginal moisturizer for genitourinary syndrome of menopause (VPHRESH). Melvin E, Zhuo R, Boudreaux A, Locci-Molina N, Lefbom L, Pennycuff J, Dieter A, Iglesia C.
Altmetric Award winner
presented by the editor of the journal Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery for “Updated Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence in Women: 2015-2018 National Population-Based Survey Data”. April 2022 ; Vol 28:Issue 4 – P 181-187. Patel U, Godecker A, Giles D, Brown H.
Meet the Expert Roundtable Session
“Pelvic health and sexual wellbeing in cancer survivorship” Dr. Jon Pennycuff
FPMRS Fellowship Directors Meeting
Dr. Jon Pennycuff (Associate PD)
Dr. Heidi Brown – Abstract Session – Anorectal Dysfunction and Fistula
Dr. Dobie Giles – Abstract Session – Urinary Incontinence: Treatment
AUGS Board of Directors
Dr. Heidi Brown – Director and Pelvic Floor Disorders Research (PFDR) Foundation Vice Chair
Dr. Dobie Giles – Treasurer and Executive Committee
In addition, the UW Ob-Gyn FPMRS team reconnected with two UW Ob-Gyn residency alumni who are now FPMRS attendings: Caroline Cox, MD (who moderated a scientific salon at the conference) is an assistant professor at Penn Medicine; Hayley Barnes, MD (who authored an abstract presented at the meeting) is an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati!