Dr. Massad and Dr. Kuroki take home awards at the ASCCP conference

At the ASCCP conference in May, two of our Gynecologic Oncologists received awards. Dr. L. Stewart Massad received an Award of Merit from ASCCP for his leadership in developing guidelines for endocervical curettage. Dr. Lindsay Kuroki received two awards; a service award for her 2-year term as a junior board member, and an Award of Merit for […]

Dr. Kelly Honored with 2023 Dean’s Impact Award

Dr. Jeannie C. Kelly, Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was honored with the 2023 Dean’s Impact Award! The 2023 Dean’s Impact Awards recognize faculty whose superior efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have had lasting impact, who demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and who delivered exceptional […]

Dr. Kuroki chosen for the SGO Health Equity Subcommittee

Dr. Lindsay Kuroki chosen to lead the SGO Health Equity Subcommittee under Jeffrey Hines, MD, Chair and Navya Nair, MD, Vice Chair. This is Dr. Kuroki’s second year serving on the Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Committee (DIHE) committee. Congrats Dr. Kuroki!

Dr. Jimenez receives grant funding

Dr. Patricia Jimenez, of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a grant! The Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program Award provided her project “Treatment Decisions and Quality of Life in Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Duration” with funding. Congrats Dr. Jimenez!

Celebrating WashU Med School Graduates

Our faculty attended Washington University in St. Louis’ Medical School Graduation. We welcomed new faces into the WashU Community, and even welcomed a couple of our new residents joining us in June!

Mullen Lab receives honorable mentions for best oral and poster presentations!

The Mullen lab at the Siteman Cancer Center’s Center for Genome Integrity retreat. Viju Gupta, PhD from the Khabele lab also presented! Dr. Amanda Compadre received an honorable mention for the best Oral Presentation and Olivia Graham and Jeimmy Rodriguez of our Tissue Bank got an honorable mention for the best poster presentation. Big wins […]

Dr. Nelson receives Virginia S. Lang medal

Before our weekly grand rounds, Dr. Michael Nelson stopped by to receive his medal, from his previous tenure as the Virginia S. Lang Chair. The position was recently bestowed upon Dr. Anthony Odibo. This service award is given to physicians who have done outstanding work in their field.  Barnes-Jewish President, Dr. John Lynch, gave our own […]

Dr. Carter was recognized by the “In and For St. Louis” award!

Dr. Carter was recognized with her co-primary investigator, Dr. Shannon Lenze, by Washington University in St. Louis! They received the “In and For St. Louis” award for their work with community-academic partnership with the EleVATE Collaborative.

L.A.B Award Winners – Spring 2023

Congratulations to the latest recipients of the Department of OB/GYN’s Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey (L.A.B.) Award named in honor of Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey—the enslaved women whose sacrifice, without consent, nearly 200 years ago allows surgical repair for women with vesicovaginal fistulas today. Julia Burd, MDClinical Fellow, Maternal-Fetal MedicineMentor: Nandini Raghuraman, MD, MSCITitle: Method of Cervical Assessment in Patients with Preterm […]

Paper awarded 2023 Impact Award from SGS/AJOG

“D-mannose vs other agents for recurrent urinary tract infection prevention in adult women: a systematic review and meta-analysis” co-written by our own Dr. Jerry Lowder, was awarded the 2023 Impact Award from SGS/AJOG!

Announcing the 2023/2024 Chief Administrative Residents

Meet our 2023 – 2024 chief administrative residents! They were all voted on amongst their peers.  They are critical to the success of our team as they take on a huge leadership role in the program.  Congrats to Dr. Caroline Min, Dr. Erika Mauban, and Dr. Elizabeth Buckley! 

Dr. Carter presents “Pearls for Practice on the Physician-Scientist Pathway” for the Division of Physician-Scientists

Ebony B. Carter, MD. MPHAssociate Professor, Ob/GynChief, Division of Clinical Research Thank you to the Division of Physician-Scientists for this feature on Dr. Carter! What motivated you to become a physician-scientist?Two foundational experiences in college launched my clinical research career trajectory. First, I was awarded a Stanford Chappell-Lougee undergraduate research opportunity grantto spend a summer […]

Odibo named Lang endowed chair in OB-GYN (Links to an external site)

Anthony Odibo, MD, has been named the Virginia S. Lang Endowed Chair in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Shown at his installation ceremony are (from left) David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine; Dineo Khabele, MD, head of […]

Mutch Receives Presidential Achievement Award

We celebrated Dr. David Mutch on his announcement as the 2022 President’s Achievement Honoree The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital is hosting a celebration honoring the partnership and the 2022 President’s Achievement Honoree: Dr. David Mutch, Ira C. and Judith Gall Professor, Vice Chair of Gynecology. Faculty and fellows of the department joined to celebrate at Majorette […]

Baltimore Conference for CFP

WashU ObGyn CFP meetup at the Baltimore conference for Complex Family Planning!

Happy Nurse Practioner Week

It is nurse practitioner week! We are thankful for all of our women’s health nurse practitioners and all they do for their patients.  Kelly Amerson Kelly Ball Katie Drennan Anna Geiger Julie Hake Stacy Selbert Nancy Tecu Danielle Turnbull Yvette Van Hook

Chair Installation of Anthony Odibo, MD, MSCE

Today we celebrated the installation of Anthony Odibo, MD, MSCE, Chief of MFM and Vice Chair of Obstetrics, as the Virginia Lang Endowed Chair in the Department of OBGYN! Congrats Dr. Odibo, uur fearless and zen leader of MFM!

L.A.B. Award Winners – Fall 2022

Congratulations to the latest recipients of the Department of OB/GYN’s Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey (L.A.B.) Award named in honor of Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey—the enslaved women whose sacrifice, without consent, nearly 200 years ago allows surgical repair for women with vesicovaginal fistulas today. Bree Goodman, MDClinical Fellow, Maternal-Fetal MedicineMentors: Nandini Raghuraman & Sharman RussellTitle: Bedside forceps simulation to increase resident operative delivery experience Halley Staples, MDResidentMentor: Nandini RaghuramanTitle: […]

Bisiayo Fashemi, PhD, awarded NIH Research Supplement

Dr. Bisiayo Fashemi, a Post-doc Research Associate in the Khabele Lab, recently received a Diversity Supplement award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through Dr. Khabele’s NIH R01-funded project titled, “Epigenetic Drug Regimens for Homologous Recombination Proficient Ovarian Cancer,” this supplement will bolster research in the area of novel […]

ExCELS Awards & Translational Prize for Santi Lab

Please help us congratulate two members in Associate Professor Celia Santi’s lab (@santi_lab) for their recent awards! Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Juan Ferreira placed first in the ExCELS Awards (Excellence in Communication and English Language Skills Award) competition open for postdocs, with a talk titled: “Winning your first Race. Understanding Sperm physiology”. Graduate Student Max Lyon […]

Ebony B. Carter, MD, MPH, secures NIH R21 award

Dr. Ebony Carter, Associate Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Chief, Division of Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine, received an R21 award from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Carter’s research titled “EleVATE-Clinicians: a tool to […]

National Research Administrators Day

Dear OB/GYN Faculty, Staff, Residents, Fellows, and Students, We’d like to thank and recognize our amazing Research Administration Team in recognition of National Research Administrators Day (9.25).  Our research administrators support our basic, clinical and translational research in multiple ways including assisting our research teams with grant preparation and submission, coordinating research projects, managing grants, overseeing research-related activities, serving as a […]

Congratulations to Dr. Eisenberg on his election to the WashU Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (ECFC) as Vice Chair-elect! 

The ECFC at Washington University School of Medicine is the active liaison between the Faculty Council and the Executive Faculty. The ECFC solicits concerns, disseminates information, advocates for faculty, and provides an open forum for addressing issues relevant to the School of Medicine faculty. In his role as Vice Chair-elect, Dr. Eisenberg will serve as voting member on […]

Rothman Research Day Awards 2022

Our Rothman Research Symposium is comprised of 2 half days where our residents, fellows, and basic science trainees present their OBGYN related research projects which they have diligently worked for a long time. These presentations are evaluated by a distinguished panel of our own select faculty and guest speaker. We will be presenting the 1st […]

Dr. Tyler Woodard awarded “Minority Scholar in Cancer Research” at AARC

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting is pleased to administer this important program which is primarily supported by a generous grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.  Dr. Woodard was the recipient of the 2022  ACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award The 2022 conference took place […]

69th Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) Awards

We are celebrating two awards for this year’s 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) Awards! The meeting took place in Denver, Colorado from March 15th-19th. Our Chair, Dr. Dineo Khabele won the President’s Achievement Achievement Award! Our Vice-Chair for Research, Dr. Sarah England won the DeCherney Society Lifetime Service Award!  We […]

Latest recipients of the WashU OBGYN Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey (L.A.B.) Award!

We’re excited to announce the newest recipients of the WashU OBGYN Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey (L.A.B.) Award! The award is named in honor of three enslaved women whose bodies were used by Dr. J. Marion Sims for painful experimental attempts to repair vesico-vaginal fistulas.   This award calls us to remember Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey, their […]

Honoring our Colleague, Dr. Turner

National Black Women Physicians Day is February 8th in honor of Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, who was the first Black woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, we honored Dr. Jacqueline Turner, a trailblazer in her own right. She is a graduate of MIT, then went on […]

Dr. Ali Ahmady joins the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility as Lab Director

After a thorough national search, Dr. Ali Ahmady has been chosen and accepted the role of Lab Director for WASHU/BJC Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center.  Dr. Ahmady is a consummate academician and he comes to us from the University of Southern California. He is no stranger to the Midwest having spent time in Cleveland where he […]