Sarah England, PhD, Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director of the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine, recently received distinctive recognition of her exceptional research accomplishments and service in the field of obstetrics and […]
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. Bridget Huysman, MD, MPH (bio) Project: Birth experiences of discrimination and racism on labor and delivery Mentor: Candice […]
It takes a village, and we love our ultrasound team!
Dr. Celia Santi, MD, PhD, an internationally renowned and respected leader in the field of Reproductive Biology, has been named the James P. Crane Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “We are exceedingly fortunate to count Dr. Santi among our esteemed faculty. Her exceptional contributions to groundbreaking […]
Premal H. Thaker, MD, MS, an accomplished clinician investigator and Director of Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Trials, has been named the David & Lynn Mutch Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “We are truly fortunate to have Dr. Thaker as a valued member of our faculty. Her […]
Reproductive biologist Sarah K. England, PhD, and two others from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the organization is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine in the United […]
Dr. Nandini Raghuraman has been named Chief of the Division of Clinical Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology effective October 1, 2023. Building upon the legacy of our previous directors, Raghuraman will oversee the Division of Clinical Research, which provides specialized facilities and services to support clinical research in women’s reproductive health. “Nan’s […]
Check out news and highlights from Q4 (FY23)
Andrew E Galakatos, MD, received his BS Degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 1960, a medical degree from the University of Missouri in 1965, and ObGyn residency training at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) from 1965 to 1970. He served two years in the Army and then had a two-year fellowship […]
“I am happy to announce that Sara C. Wood, MD, MHPE, FACOG, has accepted our offer to become the Chief of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. Her clinical expertise and leadership will make her a valuable division and department member. We extend our warmest welcome and look forward to working with her. Dr. Wood […]
We said goodbye to residents, welcome some back as fellows, and introduced a whole new team of interns! Read about the awardees below. 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 on for a long […]
The team presented the confirmatory additional endpoints of the Ruby trial which showed with the addition of dostarlimab immunotherapy added to chemotherapy for patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer, there is a 71% improvement in progression-free survival or death for the biomarker-positive population and a 34% improvement in the overall population. Although we are […]
Magdalena Nelson, MBA, Director of Research and Business Administration in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is this year’s recipient of the WashU School of Medicine Research Support Award. This award from the medical school recognizes employees for exceptional performance or cooperation, outstanding leadership, and superior quality of service. As a distinguished honors awardee, Magdalena was […]
Maggie Mullen, MD, an assistant professor of obstetrics & gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been selected to participate in the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) 2023 Early-Stage Surgeon Scientist Program Cohort of Surgeon Scientists.
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. 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. 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. 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!
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!
Dr. Tammy Sonn, at the 2023 MD Commencement Program, was awarded the Sydney S. Pearl, MD 32, Clinical Teacher of the Year! Congrats Dr. Sonn!
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 […]
Chief Resident, and future MFM fellow, Dr. Drew Hensel, was the first resident to receive the “Friends of Nursing” Award since 2013. We are so proud of Dr. Hensel!
Congratulations to two researchers representing CRepHS at the 2023 Dr. David Rothman Research Symposium – Dr. Amanda Compadre, a Fellow in the Mullen lab received the Dr. David Rothman Fellow Research Project Award, and Dr. Patty Strutz, chief resident in anesthesiology from the England lab won the Dr. David Rothman Basic Science Award! We are lucky […]
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 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.
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 […]
Check out our annual report from FY22 below!
“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!
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Congratulations Dr. Sonn for receiving the 2022 APGO Humanism in Teaching Award! Read more about the award here.
WashU ObGyn CFP meetup at the Baltimore conference for Complex Family Planning!
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
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!
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: […]
Congratulations to Nandini Raghuraman, MD, MS, who was selected as a member of the Academy of Educators!
Thank you to everyone who came out!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dr. Mutch honored with professorship from couple
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 […]
Doximity created a list of the best ObGyn residency programs…and we are #10!! We couldn’t have accomplished this without our outstanding education and faculty team.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has officially appointed Dr. Nandini Raghuraman as program director for the Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship.
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 […]