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Resident Oral Presentations and Posters

Class of 2019

  • Toscano M, Whaley N, Chen M, Olson-Chen C.  Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception is associated with a decreased in recurrent preterm birth. Poster Presentation. ACOG National Meeting, Nashville, TN, May 2019.
  • St. Onge R, Shooster F, Evans A, Schreiber I, Li D, Thornburg L, Vitek W. ADAPT: A novel on-line simulation game that promotes knowledge of maternal and fetal physiology among medical students. Poster Presentation. ACOG/APGO Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 2019.
  • Heyrana K, Fields A, Harrington A. Implementing a longitudinal social determinants of health curriculum at an academic residency program. Poster Presentation. CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2019.
  • Toscano M, Szlachetka K, Drennan K, Whaley N, Thornburg LL. Handheld point-of-care ultrasound for gynecologic pathology: a pilot study for low resource settings. Poster Presentation. ISUOG Oct 2018.
  • Congelosi K, Chong K, Seligman N, Harrington A. Depression and Contraceptive Choice in the postpartum period. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Fields A, Heyrana K, Harrington A. Implementing a social determinants of health curriculum into OBGYN residency. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Hanks L, Dye TD, Whale NS. Healthy Motherhood: Addressing Teenage Pregnancy and Reproductive Life Planning In Pohnpei, Micronesia.  Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Higgins O, Lozada-Capriles Y, Benjamin A, Tran V, Carrillo. Laparoscopic sacrospinous ligament transection for treatment of pudendal nerve entrapment syndrome. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Whalen P, Miller L, Chong K, Folch B, Thornburg L, Olson Chen C. Impact of direct abdominal trauma on pregnancy outcomes. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Pilato A, Chen C, Thurston S, Vitek W, Hoeger K, Barrett E. Knowledge, behaviors, and reproductive hormones related to phthalate exposure among women seeking fertility care. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • St. Onge R, Shooster F, Evans A, Schreiber I, Li D, Thornburg L, Vitek W. ADAPT: A novel on-line simulation game that promotes knowledge of maternal and fetal physiology among medical students. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Toscano M, Szlachetka K, Whaley N, Thornburg L. Handheld point-of-care ultrasound for gynecologic pathology: a pilot study for low resource settings. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Toscano M, Olson-Chen C. Zip code matters: An ecological study of preterm birth in Rochester, New York. 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, April 28, 2018.
  • Toscano M, Olson-Chen C. Pekman L, Li D, Dye T. Women with preterm birth are less likely to receive antenatal contraceptive counseling. Society for Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 9, 2018.
  • Chu C, Whalen P. Meis progesterone trial. Oral Presentation. Journal Club, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, February 22, 2018.
  • Pilato A, Congelosi K. Pathophysiology of preeclampsia. Oral presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, February 1, 2018.
  • Higgins O, Scott E. Ovarian embryology. Oral presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, November 9, 2017.
  • Pilato A, Chen C, Thurston S, Vitek W , Hoeger K, Barrett E. Phthalate exposure, reproductive hormones, and lifestyle behaviors in women seeking fertility care. Poster presentation. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Antonio, TX, October 28-November 1, 2017.
  • O’Connell R, Hanks L. Zika risk and pregnancy in clinical practice. Oral presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, October 5, 2017.
  • Toscano M, St. Onge R. PCOS/Hirsutism. Oral presentation. Resident program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, September 7, 2017.
  • Pekman L, Toscano M. PTL/PPROM & disparities. Oral presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, August 31, 2017.
  • Fields A. Health literacy. Oral presentation. Grand Rounds, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, August 10, 2017.
  • Hanks L. Historical & scientific abuses leading to disparities, Part I. Oral presentation. Grand Rounds, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, July 6, 2017.
  • Hanks L, Whaley NS, Sy A, Albert PS, Hadley J, Buenconsejo-Lum L, Dye TD. Women’s health perspectives in Pohnpei State, Micronesia: A rapid qualitative inquiry. Poster presentation. University of Hawaii, Conference for Family Planning and Your Patients: National Perspectives, Local Applications, Honolulu, HI, December, 2016.
  • Pilato A, Hoeger K, Vitek W, Barrett ES. Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to environmental chemical exposure among women seeking fertility care. Poster presentation. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, October 15-18, 2016.
  • Vilasagar S, Towner M, Congelosi K, Caveglia S, Kumar D, Bhagavath B. A retrospective review of the combination of unfractionated heparin and ketorolac on bleeding complications after obstetrics and gynecologic procedures. Oral presentation. AAGL Global Congress, Las Vegas, NV, November 18, 2015.
  • Morrison J, Betstadt S, Thornburg LL, Mack L, Reisinger T, Pilato A, Lemcke-Berno E. Factors influencing malpositioned intrauterine devices. Oral presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 8, 2014.

Class of 2020

  • Whinston E. Cannabis use in Pregnancy. Invited speaker at the 39th Annual Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine’s Townsend Teaching Day, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY, April 2, 2019.
  • O’Connell et al.  Near-Histologic Resolution Images of Cervical Dysplasia Obtained with Gabor Domain Optical Coherence Microscopy. Poster Presentation.  ASCCP Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2019.
  • Heyrana K, Fields A, Harrington A. Implementing a longitudinal social determinants of health curriculum at an academic residency program. Poster Presentation. CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2019.
  • Gevelinger M, Sanderson D, Jaworski E, Doyle P. Evaluation of sacral nerve stimulator revision and explantation in a single center, multidisciplinary cohort. Oral Presentation. AUGS PFD Week 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2018.
  • Sanderson D, Gevelinger M, Jaworski E, Doyle P. Changes in Sleep Disturbance after Treatment of Refractory Urinary Symptoms with Sacral Neuromodulation. Oral Presentation. AUGS PFD Week, 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2018.
  • Whinston E. Cannabis use in Pregnancy. Oral Presentation. Grand Rounds. University of Rochester, NY, July 2018.
  • Gevelinger M, Transvaginal Mesh and the Erosion of Public Trust. Oral Presentation. University of Rochester, Obstetrics and Gynecology Departmental Grand Rounds, Rochester, NY, July 2018.
  • Taggar A, Vitek W. Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients and the State of its Insurance Coverage. Oral Presentation. Grand Rounds. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, August 2018.
  • Krueger D. Androgen excess/PCOS. Oral presentation. University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, REI Division, Rochester, NY, June 14, 2018.
  • Taggar A. Amenorrhea. Oral presentation. University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, REI Division, Rochester, NY, May 31, 2018.
  • Gevelinger M. Recurrent pregnancy loss. Oral presentation. University of Rochester Medical Center, REI Division, Rochester, NY, May 31, 2018.
  • O’Connell R. Infertility. Oral presentation. University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, REI Division, Rochester, NY, May 24, 2018.
  • Fields A, Heyrana K, Harrington A. Implementing a social determinants of health curriculum into OBGYN residency. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.
  • Heyrana K. Galactorrhea/hyperprolactinemia. Oral presentation. Grand Rounds, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, REI Division, Rochester, NY, April 5, 2018.
  • Dodge J. Normal steroid biosynthesis. Oral presentation. University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, REI Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, March 29, 2018.
  • Pekman L, Krueger D. TORCH infections in pregnancy. Oral Presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, March 8, 2018.
  • Whinston E, Carey K. Neural tube defects. Oral Presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, March 1, 2018.
  • Whinston E. Mullerian anomalies. Oral Presentation. University of Rochester Medical Center, REI Division, Rochester, NY, February 15, 2018.
  • O’Connell R, Hanks L. Zika risk and pregnancy in clinical practice. Oral presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, October 5, 2017.
  • Dodge J, Tagger A. Hepatic complications in pregnancy. Oral presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, September 21, 2017.
  • Heyrana K, Whaley N. Contributions of structural racism to inequality in women’s health. Oral Presentation. Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, July 2017.
  • Heyrana K. Historical & scientific abuses leading to disparities, Part II. Oral presentation. Grand Rounds, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, July 13, 2017.

Class of 2021

  • Hill EL, Miller L, Link H, Carey K, Seligman NS. Buprenorphine for pharmacotherapy of OUD in pregnancy: Does treatment setting matter? Poster Presentation. Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting Las Vegas, February 11-16, 2019.
  • Abreu T. Contraception in refugee and displaced populations. Oral presentation. Grand Rounds. University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, August 23, 2018.
  • Samborski A. Decreased Post-Op Opioid Use in Gyn Patients Oral presentation. Grand Rounds. University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, August 9, 2018.
  • Blackman AM, Miller MC, Eklund E, Messerlian G, Strongin R, Moore RG. The utility of additional ovarian cancer biomarkers to the dual marker combination of HE4 and CA-125 for the detection of cancer. Poster presentation. Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2018.
  • Whinston E, Carey K. Neural tube defects. Oral Presentation. Resident Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, March 1, 2018.
  • Chu C, Whalen P. Meis Progesterone Trial. Oral Presentation. Journal Club, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, February 22, 2018.

Class of 2022

  • St. Onge R, Shooster F, Evans A, Schreiber I, Li D, Thornburg L, Vitek W. ADAPT: A novel on-line simulation game that promotes knowledge of maternal and fetal physiology among medical students. Poster Presentation. ACOG/APGO Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 2019.
  • Barbour K, McQuade M, Mogi J, Louthan M, Butler K, Alarc´on J, Brown B. Choices and perspectives of people who inject drugs on syringe litter in resource-poor settings without safe disposal options (also called Syringe litter: mythology, blame, and power, with Augustine D, Newark C). Presenter. National Harm Reduction Conference, New Orleans, October 2018.
  • Newark C, McQuade M, Laguna S, Barbour K, Augustine D. You’re just little girls: handling hostility from police and other authorities against harm reduction programs. Roundtable facilitator. National Harm Reduction Conference, New Orleans, October 2018.
  • McQuade M, Ziegenhorn S, Barbour K, Tookes H. Leveraging “legitimacy”: growing radical harm reduction advocates among medical students and physicians. Presenter. National Harm Reduction Conference, New Orleans, October 2018.
  • McQuade M, Barbour K, Landrian A, Russo J, Perry R. Delayed abortion care among women who use drugs. North American Forum on Family Planning, New Orleans, October 2018.
  • Perry R, McQuade M, Landrian A, Heike. Intimate partner violence, reproductive coercion, and contraceptive use among women attending a syringe exchange programs. North American Forum on Family Planning, New Orleans, October 2018.
  • St Onge R, Shooster F, Evans A, Schreiber I, Li D, Thornburg L, Vitek W. ADAPT: A novel on-line simulation game that promotes knowledge of maternal and fetal physiology among medical students. Oral Presentation. Resident Research Presentation Day, University of Rochester Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY, May 2018.