UW Ob-Gyn appearances at ACOG!

Tags: research, maternal-fetal medicine, FPMRS, gynecologic oncology, reproductive and population health

We’re quite proud of the representatives from the UW Department of Ob-Gyn who brought their excellent research and expertise to the 2019 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting in Nashville in early May! A few of their accomplishments:

  • Katie Antony, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, brought the following posters:
    • Rates of ICU Admission among Peripartum Women with Obesity at Urban and Rural Hospitals” (coauthors Daphne Kuo Hsiang-Hui, PhD, Ellen Hartenbach, MD, and Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH)
    • Primary Cesarean Birth Rates among Women with Obesity in Urban and Rural Hospitals” (coauthors Daphne Kuo Hsiang-Hui, PhD, Madelyne Greene, PhD, RN, Emily Shrider, PhD, Ellen Hartenbach, MD, and Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH)
  • Antony and fellow MFM Kara Hoppe, DO, were also co-authors on the poster "Does Daily Self-Weighing (DSW) Compared to Routine Care Impact Postpartum Weight Loss?", presented by UW SMPH medical student Ali Lohr.
  • Health Disparities Research Scholar Madelyne Greene, PhD, presented the poster “Attempted and Successful VBAC Across Geographic Areas in the United States” (coauthors Daphne Kuo Hsiang-Hui, PhD, Ellen Hartenbach, MD, Emily Shrider, PhD, and Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH)
  • Ellen Hartenbach, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Gynecologic Oncology, presented the poster “More Blood Transfusions for Rural Women Delivering Low Risk Infants in the United States” (coauthors Daphne Kuo Hsiang-Hui, PhD, Madelyne Greene, PhD, RN, Emily Shrider, PhD, Kathleen M. Antony, MD, and Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH)
  • Cara King, DO, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, taught the subspecialty collaborative session “Advancing Your Surgical Skills to the Next Level: Evidence Based Updates for the Gynecologic Surgeon.”
  • Nicholas Schmuhl, PhD, of the Division of Reproductive and Population Health, presented the poster “Women’s Healthcare Providers’ Experiences and Perceptions of Discussing Obesity: A Needs Assessment Survey” (coauthors Kathleen M. Antony, MD, Emilie J. Braun, BS, Heidi W. Brown, MD, MS, Wen Guan, BS, and Makeba L. Williams, MD)

Congratulations to all!