Residents' Research Projects

29th Annual Research Day at Marshall University
March 23-24, 2017
OB/GYN Residents

Case Study Posters

Pseudotumor Cerebri Presenting as Possible Prior Hemorrhage on MRI - Photo #1
Lindsey Hatcher, MD

Ruptured Splenic Artery Aneurism in Pregnancy With Fetal Demise; A Case Report - Photo #2
Jerrod Justice, MD; Stuart May, MD, Jessica Granger, MD

Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in a Term Gravida; A Case Report - Photo #3
Andrew Martin, MD; Jesse N. Cottrell, MD; David Chaffin, MD

Placental Abruption Leading to DIC in Preterm Patient - Not Pictured
Courtney Crain, MD; Aaron Scaife, MD

Clinical Science Posters

Liposomal Bupivicaine Injections May Decrease the need for Narcotics in Post Operative Pain Control for Gynecological Oncology Patients - Photo #4
Rachel Edwards, MD; Makenzie Hatfield Kresch, MS3; Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD

Distance to specialist care is associated with survival in patients with gynecologic malignancies - Photo #5
Audrey Hicks, DO; Maria Espiridion, MS4; Yin Xiong, PhD; Douglas Marchion, PhD; George Abboud MS; Gerard Oakley, MD; Johnathan Lancaster, MD; David Silver, MD; Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD

Maternal and Fetal Outcomes Associated with Maternal Coronary Artery Disease: A Retrospective Chart Review - Not Pictured
J. Stuart May, MD; Maria Espiridion, MS4; Brenda Mitchell, MD


28th Annual Research Day at Marshall University
March 11, 2016
OB/GYN Residents

Poster Presentations (pictured above left to right and top to bottom)

HPV Vaccination Among Females with Mental and Physical Limitation,
Melissa Rowe, MD, PGY 3, Krista Allen MD, PGY3, Audra Pritt MD, Jennie Yoost, MD

Determining Optimal Ovarian Cancer Treatment by Age,
A. Ally Roy, MD – PGY 3, Maria Espiridion, Nadiam Bou Zgheib, MD

Late Severe Postpartum Preeclampsia 18 Days After Delivery: A Case Report,
Kevin White, MD – PGY 1, Sarah Price, MD

Pregnancy After Endometrial Ablation Complicated by Placenta Accreta
Kristin Sinning, MD – PGY 1, Audrey Hicks, DO, Bruce Ratcliff, MD, and Amanda Pauley, MD


27th Annual Research Day at Marshall University
March 24, 2015
OB/GYN Residents

Poster Presentations (pictured above left to right and top to bottom)

Transient Horner’s Syndrome Following Epidural Anesthesia Placement
Rachel Edwards MD, David Jude MD

Outcomes of a novel treatment protocol for hyperglycemia in pregnancy
Nitisha Mulpuri MD, Ryan Stone MD, Anne Silvis PhD

The work-up of lytic body lesions in endometrial carcinoma: a case report
J Stuart May MD, Nadim Bou Zgheib MD

Winner of Clinical Science Poster Presentation, Post-Graduate Category
Jared Brownfield
Placental ADRB1 mRNA as a Potential Predictor of Outcome and Possible Therapeutic Target in High Risk Pregnancies
Other Authors and Mentor : Anne Silvis PhD, Ryan Stone MD, Nalini Santanam PhD and David Jude MD

Oral Presentations (not pictured)

Distance to specialist care is associated with survival in patients with gynecologic malignancies
Audrey J Hicks MD, Nadim Bou Zgheib MD

Winner of Clinical Science Oral Presentation, Resident Category
A. Allison Roy
Evaluating Buprenorphine Metabolism in Cord Blood from Neonates Born to Opiate Addicted Mothers as a Predictor of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Rural Appalachia
Other Authors and Mentor: Allison Hamilton MD, Ryan Stone MD, Anne Silvis PhD and Lauren Richards-Waugh PhD


26th Annual Research Day
March 24-25, 2014
OB/GYN Residents

Six of the resident physicians in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology presented the findings of their research projects at the 26th Annual  Research  Day held on March 24-25, 2014 at the Marshall University Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia.

Poster presentations (pictured above left to right and top to bottom)

Pathological analysis of hysterectomy specimens following prior endometrium ablation: identification of risk factors for abnormal pathology and need for hysterectomy
Ashleigh Clickett, DO PG-3

Chronic Kidney Disease in a Pregnant Patient:  A Case Report
Melissa A. Rowe, MD  PG1

23 year old 16 week pregnant female with radial artery embolism from intravenous drug abuse 
Arifa Khokar, MD PG-1

Winner - Clinical Science Research Poster (Resident)
Retrospective analysis of patients entering the Maternal Addition and Recovery Center (MARC) program evaluating pregnancy and neonatal outcomes
Heidi Michael, MD PG-3

Oral presentations 

Fetal Vitamin D Levels at Parturition: Does Location Matter?
Jesse N. Cottrell, MD  PG-2

Umbilical Cord Buprenorphine Tissue Levels and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Allison Hamilton, MD  PG-3

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