Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN–MADISON
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Research

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As members of a prestigious research community at UW-Madison, it is our mission to foster a passion for obstetric and gynecological research through mentorship and training, as well as to educate future scientists and physicians in the integration of ideas through interdisciplinary and collaborative biomedical research.

Such a strong foundation incorporates every facet of the research process: from the laboratory bench where fundamental science is developed and conducted, to the doctors applying cutting-edge research and developed technology in the field.

As such, research conducted in a state-of-the-art clinical department are translated to real-world results and are instrumental in cultivating a higher quality of patient care for a healthy and bright future for all women, infants and children.

Research Faculty

 Higgins co-authors study in The Lancet Regional Health

Higgins co-authors study in The Lancet Regional Health

A new study published in The Lancet Regional Health – Americas looks at movement across state lines to obtain abortion care in 2017. UW Collaborative for Reproductive Equity and Division of Reproductive and Population Health Director Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH co-authored the article.“Abortion travel within the United States: An... more
 Study published in AJOG by UW CORE team examines contraceptive satisfaction and sexual side effects

Study published in AJOG by UW CORE team examines contraceptive satisfaction and sexual side effects

A new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology uses data from a longitudinal cohort study to examine whether sexual acceptability of a contraceptive method predicts contraceptive satisfaction at three months.“A prospective analysis of the relationship between sexual acceptability and contraceptive satisfacti... more
 Hutcherson wins presentation award at Wilbert C. Jordan Research Forum

Hutcherson wins presentation award at Wilbert C. Jordan Research Forum

Beverly Hutcherson, graduate student in the Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology program, won Best Poster Presentation at the Wilbert C. Jordan Research Forum during the Student National Medical Association Annual Medical Education Conference in April!Hutcherson’s translational science poster “PCOS research informs biolo... more
 Abbott published in Journal of the Endocrine Society

Abbott published in Journal of the Endocrine Society

A new article by David Abbott, PhD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Science was published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society! Abbott is senior author on the article; co-authors include Marissa Kraynak, Molly Willging, Alex Kuehlmann, Amita Kapoor, Matthew Flowers, Ricki Colman, and Jon Levine.In “Aromatase Inhi... more
 Students in Abbott research group bring 16 presentations at Undergraduate Symposium

Students in Abbott research group bring 16 presentations at Undergraduate Symposium

Undergraduate student researchers in the lab of David Abbott, PhD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences, brought 16 solo or team oral presentations to the 2022 UW-Madison Undergraduate Symposium April 28-29, 2022! Abbott served as mentor on 12 of the projects.The annual Undergraduate Symposium​ showcases undergr... more