Research

Dr. Iyanna Liles and Dr. Philip Lahrmann present their poster at the 5th Annual Connecticut Resident Research Day

Recent Ob/Gyn Residency Presentations

2018-2019 Academic Year

  • "Post-Operative Narcotic Use in Patients with Steri-Strips versus Skin Adhesive Following Cesarean Delivery." Craig, G. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • “Diagnostic Criteria and Outcomes in Inductions of Labor for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of pregnancy.” Boileau, JE, E Hammer, D O’Sullivan. Oral Presentation Connecticut Research Day. 2018. New Haven, CT.
  • "The Effect of Epidural Analgesia on Recurrence-Free Survival and Overall Survival in Ovarian Cancer Primary Surgery." Cardillo, N. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Assessment of Fetal Head Position and Primary Cesarean Delivery Rate." DeBolt, CH. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Analgesia After Cesarean Delivery: A Retrospective Comparison of Intrathecal Morphine and Intravenous Opioids." Duval, T. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Immediate Postpartum LARC Placement May Decrease the Risk of Short - Interval Pregnancy". Higgins, S. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Imaging Modalities for Diagnosis of Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report." Higgins, S. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Emergency Contraception in the Emergency Department." Hulteng, E. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Association of Lower Uterine Segment Involvement and Risk of Recurrence in Stage I Endometrioid Endometrial Cancer." Read, S. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • “Small cell ovarian carcinoma and varying genetics of SMARCA4: A case series Susan Read and Clare Zhou* NEAGO Annual Meeting, June 2019. Bretton Woods, NH.
  • "The Effect of Epidural Analgesia on Recurrence-Free Survival and Overall Survival in Ovarian Cancer Primary Surgery." Romer, J. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Cesarean Delivery Rates Following Cervical Ripening with Misoprostol vs. Dinoprostone in Obese Nulliparous Patients." Simpson, C. Oral Presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "A Case of Severe Babesiosis in Pregnancy." Cryer, S. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Another Great Imitator: Alcohol Withdrawal in Pregnancy Presenting as Severe Pre-Eclampsia." Fee, E. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Unstable Pelvic Bleeding After Outpatient Bartholin's Cyst Incision and Drainage: A Case Report." Fee, E. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • “Robotic XI Excision of an Accessory and Cavitated Uterine Mass an Unusual Cause of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Adolescents”. Fee, E. 47th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 11‐15, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • "Reducing Radiation using Quality Improvement Methodology and Careful Use of Fluroscopy during Hysterosalpingogram." Lovesky, J., MD, MPH, Chantal Bartels, MD, Daniel Grow, MD, MHCM. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Reducing Radiation using Quality Improvement Methodology and Careful Use of Fluroscopy during Hysterosalpingogram." Lovesky, J., MD, MPH, Chantal Bartels, MD, Daniel Grow, MD, MHCM. Poster presentation at the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Annual Meeting, April 2019.
  • "Larger Size of the Oocyte Cohort Does Not Affect Risk of Embryo." Loza, A. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • "Intractable Vomited in Pregnancy Secondary to Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome." Loza, A. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • “Larger Size of the Oocyte Cohort Does Not Affect Risk of Embryo Aneuploidy When Using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)”. Loza, A., Poster Presentation at the ASRM Annual Conference, Denver Colorado, October 9, 2018.
  • “Completion of mid trimester detailed anatomy ultrasound in obese gravidas: Are we hampered by body mass index?” Loza, A. Poster presentation at the AIUM Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. April 7, 2019.
  • “Use of Hormonal Contraception in Women Suffering from Migraine Session”. Elizabeth Tilden, Brian Grosberg MD, Alexis Newmark MD, David M. O’Sullivan PhD, and Amy Johnson MD. 2019 American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting ePoster. Accepted for May 5, 2019.
  • “Fertility sparing management of endometrial hyperplasia with atypia and grade endometrial cancer in young women”. Rubin, N. Oral presentation at NEAGO Annual Meeting June 2019.
  • “Ob/Gyn Physician Knowledge, Comfort, and Current Practices of Firearm Safety Counseling”. Rubin, N. Poster Presentation. 2019 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting - May.
  • “Improving Ob/Gyn Care for LGBTQ Patients”. Rubin, N. New England Ob/Gyn Society’s 90th Annual Spring Meeting - April 2019. Oral Presentation: First resident to be selected to speak at the conference in its history.
  • “Fertility sparing management of endometrial hyperplasia with atypia and early endometrial cancer in young women”. Rubin, N. 22nd Annual Society of Gynecologic Oncology Winter Meeting - January 2019. Poster Presentation: Won best poster presentation.
  • "Imaging Modalities for Diagnosis of Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report." Hughes, H. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018. 2019 APGO/CREOG Annual Meeting Breakout Session.
  • “Bring in the Re-Enforcements! Triumphant with Remediation. Johnson, AM, Elizabeth Deckers, Hannah Hughes, Neville Graham. February 27, 2019. New Orleans, LA.
  • "Unstable Pelvic Bleeding After Outpatient Bartholin's Cyst Incision and Drainage: A Case Report." Fleurant, E. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.
  • “Robotic Transperitoneal Resection of High Para-aortic Nodal Recurrence of Endometrial Cancer”. Video Abstract. Erin Kalla and Clare Zhou. NEAGO Annual Meeting June 2019, Bretton Woods, NH.
  • "A Case of Postpartum Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome and Concurrent Severe Preeclampsia." Schmidt, A. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual State of Connecticut Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Research Day. Orange, CT. September 27, 2018.

2017-2018 Academic Year

  • An Association Between Anemia and Postpartum Depression Shannon Sutherland, MD, MIPH, David O’Sullivan, PhD, and Jessica Mullins, MD Poster Presentation. ACOG 2018 Annual Meeting. Austin, TX 4/27/18. 9/28/2017.
  • Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) Antibody Prevents Inflammation-Induced Preterm Birth in a Mouse Model. Nold, Christopher; Stone, J; O'Hara, K; Blanchard, V; Yellon, S; and Vella, A. SMFM 2018, Dallas Texas.
  • Replens Prevents Preterm Birth Through a Non-Inflammatory Mechanism. Told, C; Stone, J; O'Hara, K; and Vella, A. SRI 2018, San Diego, California.
  • Sonographic fetal gastric area ratio to predict Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome treatment. Townsel, C; Stone, J; DeBolt, C; Ditomasso, N; Hussain, N; and Campbell, W. AIUM oral presentation 2018, New York, New York.
  • Fetal gastric area ratio as a predictor of neonatal abstinence syndrome treatment. Townsel, C; Stone, J; DeBolt, C; Ditomasso, N; Hussain, N; and Campbell, W. ACOG 2018, San Diego, California.
  • High Prevalence Of Endometriosis In Patients With Histologically Proven Adenomyosis.
  • Maria Facadio Antero, MD, David O’Sullivan PhD, Sirinivas Mandavilli, MD, Jessica Mullins, MD Oral Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • A Retrospective Study on Preoperative Uterine Artery Embolization prior to Abdominal Hysterectomy. Maria Antero, MD , Raj P. Shah, MD, MBA Alexander Burn, MD,  Michael Hallisey, MD, John Greene, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Bilateral Ovarian Artery Aneurysm Rupture after Vaginal Delivery. Maria Facadio Antero, MD; Amy Johnson, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Health Advocacy Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents in Connecticut. Iyanna Liles, MD, Philip Lahrmann, MD, Christopher Morosky, MD, MS, Amy Johnson, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Ewing’s Sarcoma of the Rectovaginal Septum Presenting as an Endometrioma. Iyanna Liles, MD, Kristen Shaneyfelt, DO FACOG. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Patterns of Physical Activity and Exercise in Pregnant Women. Iris Moore DO, Mikayla Mason, David M. O’Sullivan PhD, and Amy Johnson MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Hypertension, Weakness, and Altered sensation in a Postpartum Patient. Iris Moore DO, Neville Graham, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Neonatal Morbidity in Preterm Growth-Restricted Fetuses: Does Mode of Delivery Matter? Jenna Racine, MD, Deborah M. Feldman, MD, Adam F. Borgida, MD, Leslie Wolkoff, MD, David O’Sullivan, PhD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Trends in Preterm Birth. Shannon Shiel, MD; Adam Borgida, MD; Jessica Mullins, MD; Jennifer Park, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) Expression is Increased in a Mouse Model of Preterm Birth. Julie Stone, MD, Christopher Nold, MD, Todd Jensen, and Anthony Vella, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Immediate surgical correction for ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric nerve entrapment post cesarean delivery. Julie Stone, MD and Christopher Morosky, MD.
  • Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Rectal compared to buccal misoprostol for adjuvant cervical preparation prior to D&E at 16 weeks gestation or greater. Authors: Justen Sumner MD, MPH, Carol Watson, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • An Association Between Anemia and Postpartum Depression. Shannon Sutherland, MD, MIPH, Shealagh Clark, Victoria Vuckovic, David O’Sullivan, PhD, and Jessica Mullins, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017. *Winner - Best Original Research Poster.
  • Does The Difference in Fascial Closure Technique Affect Post-Operative Pain? A. Lyapis, MD, Ulrich, MD, R. LaMonica, DO,  C. Kuo, PhD,  L. Kaye, MD, and D. Luciano, MD Oral Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Elevated Post-Void Residual Urine Volume: Identifying Risk Factors and Predicting Resolution In Women With Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Amanda Ulrich, MD, Patricia Davis, MD, Katie Propst, MD, David O’Sullivan, PhD, Paul Tulikangas, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Ulrich, A., Propst, K., O'Sullivan, D. M., Davis, P., and Tulikangas, P. Elevated Post-Void Residual Urine Volume: Identifying Risk Factors and Predicting Resolution. Oral presentation. Presented at 46th Annual Global Congress of American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, November 2017.
  • Ulrich A, Davis P, O’Sullivan D, Tulikangas P, Propst K. Elevated Post-Void Residual Urine Volume - Identifying Risk Factors and Predicting Resolution: a retrospective study. Poster Presentation, Pelvic Floor Disorders Week, American Urogynecologic Society; September, 2017.
  • Propst K, O’Sullivan D, Ulrich A, Tunitsky E. Informed consent training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Poster Presentation, Pelvic Floor Disorders Week, American Urogynecologic Society; September, 2017.
  • Chronic opioid use among sickle cell patients and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Chelsea DeBolt, MD, Courtney Townsel, MD, Biree Andemerian, MD, Erica Hammer, MD, Naveed Hussein, MD, Anne-Marie Prabulos, MD. Oral Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Disseminated Peritoneal Leiomyomatosis. Chelsea DeBolt, MD, Jonathan Cosin, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • DeBolt, C.A., Craffey M., O'Sullivan, D., Mullins, J.S., Borgida, A.F.. (March, 2018). Assessment of Fetal Head Position and Primary Cesarean Delivery Rate Poster presented at: Society of Reproductive Investigation; San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Townsel, C., DeBolt, C.A., Hammer, E., Prabulos, A.M., Hussein, N., Andemariam, B. Campbell, W. (March, 2018). Daily Opioid Dose in Mothers with Sickle Cell Anemia is Not Predictive of Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Poster presented at: Society for Reproductive Investigation; San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Townsel, C., Stone, J., DeBolt, C.A., Ditommaso, N., Hussain, N., Campbell, W.A.. (March, 2018). Fetal Gastric Area Ratio to Predict Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Treatment Oral Presentation presented at: The American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine; New York, NY, USA.
  • Bleeding Placenta Previa in a 19-week Pregnancy: A Surgical Emergency. Stephanie Higgins, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Higgins, S. Morosky, C. Nelson, A. Immediate postpartum LARC placement may decrease the risk of short-interval pregnancy. Poster presentation at ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. Austin, Texas. April 2018.
  • Spontaneous ruptured pyomyoma in a nulligravid premenopausal female: A case report. Susan Read, MD, and Jessica Mullins, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Romer, Jeanna. The gynecologist’s role in breast cancer survivorship; Increasing knowledge of lymphedema diagnosis and management. Jeanna L. Romer, MD, Edward R. Sauter, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Myasthenia Gravis in an Obstetric Patient. Sarah Cryer, MD, Nicole Rubin, MD, Elizabeth Deckers, MD, Amy Johnson, MD Poster Presentation. 5th Annual OB/GYN Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Antepartum Management and Delivery of a Patient with Worsening Respiratory Status Secondary to Large Uterine Leiomyomata. Lauren Ditrio, MD, Rachel Nelson, MD. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Farmington, CT. 9/28/2017.
  • Do we understand patients’ supportive care needs? Validation and results of a novel needs assessment tool for gynecologic oncology patients.” Poster Presentation at SGO 49th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. West A. March 24-27, 2018, in New Orleans, LA. Abstract id: 10348.

2016-2017 Academic Year

  • Acocella Christina. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Poster Presentation. The Influence of Fetal Monitoring on the C-Section Rate in Patients Over 37 weeks gestation.
  • Bartels Chantal. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Poster Presentation. Age at the Time of Initial Chlamydia Diagnosis is not Associated with Poor Fertility Outcomes. September 2016.
  • Belniak, Mary. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day, Saint Francis Hospital. Poster Presentation. Recurrence of low risk, early stage endometrial carcinoma , a clinicopathologic analysis.
  • Boardman, Allison. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day, Saint Francis Hospital. Poster Presentation. Maternal predictors in postpartum IUD selection. September 2016.
  • Carpinello Olivia, Jacob MC, Nulsen J, Benadiva C. Lesbian Couples Attempt to Conceive at Home Prior to Presenting for Reproductive Assistance. CT Resident Research Day. Hartford, CT. September 15, 2016.
  • Chang, Zenas. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day. Combined Chemotherapy and Radiation in the Treatment of Advanced Endometrial Cancer. September 2016. Poster.
  • Backman, Jenny. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Reasearch Day. Oral Presentation. The utility of pre-operative computed tomography for management of high-risk uterine cancer.
  • Kain, Ashley. CT Research Day Poster Presentation "Admission to Labor and Delivery in Latent Labor: Are We Increasing the Cesarean Rate?" Hartford, CT.
  • Kaye LA, Marsidi AM, Rai P, Nulsen JC, Engmann L, Benadiva CA. Frozen Embryo Transfer Outcomes in Subsequent Immediate Cycles Following GnRH Agonist or HCG Triggers. Pacific Coast Reproductive Society,  March 2017, Indian Wells, CA.
  • Marsidi AM, Anspach Will E, Engmann LE, Benadiva CA, Nulsen JC. The Effect of Insurance on the Utilization of Frozen Embryos in In Vitro Fertilization. Connecticut Research Day, September 2016, Hartford, CT. *2016-Connecticut Research Day, Best Research Poster Presentation.
  • Mills, Emily. Components of Category 2 Fetal Heart Rate Tracings Associated with Poor Neonatal Outcomes. ACOG 2017 Annual Meeting (poster presentation) May 2017.
  • Mills, Emily. CT ObGyn Res Research Day, September 2016, Poster Presentation Components of Fetal Heart Rate Tracings Associated with Poor Neonatal Outcomes.
  • Antero, MC, O'Sullivan D, Mandavilli, S, Mullins J.. (March, 2017). High prevalence of Endometriosis in Patients with Histologically Proven Adenomyosis Poster presented at: Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Meeting; Indian Wells, CA, USA. March 2017.
  • Kaye, L, Antero, M, Lee, S, Bartolucci, A, Engmann, L, Benadiva, C, Nulsen, J.. (March, 2017). Pregnancy Rates After Euploid Embryo Transfer for Poor Responders in IVF Poster presented at: Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Meeting; Indian Wells, CA, USA. March 2017.
  • Moore, Iris. Patterns of Physical Activity and Exercise in Pregnant Women; 2017 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; May 7, 2017.
  • Patel, Jasmine. Prenatal contraceptive counseling and Nexplanon discontinuation after immediate postpartum insertion. Planned Oral Presentation, 2017 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, May 7, 2017; San Diego, CA.
  • Patel, Jasmine. The importance of side effect counseling on etonogestrel implant retention when inserted immediately postpartum. Oral Presentation, Connecticut Resident Research Day, September 15, 2016; Hartford, CT.
  • Patel, Jasmine. The importance of side effect counseling on etonogestrel implant retention when inserted immediately postpartum. Poster, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists District I, V, & VI Annual Meeting, August 26-28, 2016; Toronto, Ontario.
  • “Neonatal Morbidity in Preterm Growth-Restricted Fetuses: Does Mode of Delivery Matter?” Racine JL, Feldman DM, Borgida AF, Wolkoff L, O’Sullivan D. Oral Presentation. New England Perinatal Society Annual Conference, March 2017.
  • “Neonatal Morbidity in Preterm Growth-Restricted Fetuses: Does Mode of Delivery Matter?” Racine JL, Feldman DM, Borgida AF, Wolkoff L, O’Sullivan D. Poster Presentation. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Pregnancy Conference, January 2017.
  • Racine, Jenna. CT Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day Poster Presentation Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Escherichia coli Chorioamnionitis and Postpartum Endometritis. September 2016.
  • Nold, C., & Stone, Julie., & Foster, C., & Jensen, T., & Sulzer, C., & Vella, A.. (January, 2017). Dimethyl Sulfoxide Inhibits Both MyD88 and TRIF Activation in the Cervical Epithelial Barrier Poster presented at: Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • Nold, C., & Stone, Julie., & Foster, C., & Jensen, T., & Sulzer, C., & Vella, A. (March, 2017). Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) Expression Is Increased in a Mouse Model of Preterm Birth. Poster presented at: Society Reproductive Investigation; Orlando, FL, USA.
  • Bannon, A, Stone, J, Masiero, J, Scannell, E, Waring, M, Leung, K, Moore-Simas, T. "Comparison of Self-Reported and Measured Pre-pregnancy Weight: Implications for Gestational Weight Gain Counseling. Maternal Child Health Journal. February 2017.
  • Ulrich A, Propst K, O’Sullivan D, Davis P, Tulikangas P. Elevated post-void residual urine volume: identifying risk factors and predicting resolution, 2017.
  • Cardillo, N., Grabosch, S., Xynos, F., Shafer, A. ": Management of robotic port-site metastasis in Stage I endometrial adenocarcinoma: A case series". New England Association of Gynecologic Oncologists. June 2-4, 2017, Mystic, CT.
  • Cardillo, N., Mascarenhas, K., Finkel, K., O'Sullivan, D., Emmel, D., Wagner, J., Kesler, S., Einstein, MH. "The Impact of Steep Trendelenburg Position on Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness". New England Association of Gynecologic Oncologists. June 2-4, 2017, Mystic, CT.
  • Romer, Jeanna. “The Gynecologist’s Role in Breast Cancer Survivorship; Increasing knowledge of lymphedema diagnosis and management”. Connecticut  Chapter  of the American College of Surgeons, Annual Meeting. October 2017.

2015-2016 Academic Year

  • Billstrom, L. Bellerose, A. Johnson, E Deckers, P Beller. Evaluating Outcomes of Labor Inductions Beyond 39 Weeks Gestation - CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • J Calvo, A Joyner. Cesarean Anesthesia and Early Breastfeeding Success, CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • J Calvo, A Joyner. Cesarean Anesthesia and Early Breastfeeding Success, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine National Conference, October 2015.
  • P Davis, V Kivelivk, C Nold. Effect of Inflammation on Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor Production in Cervical Epithelial Cells. CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • Nold C, Davis P, Kiveliyk V. (February 2016) Inflammation in the cervical epithelial barrier activates the MyD88 pathway leading to the production of granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor. 36th Annual Meeting for the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • S Demas, C Morosky, A Nelson. Provider Survey of Clinical Intrauterine Device Use. CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • K Hunt, E Talbott, C Morosky. Application of the 2012 Updated Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors in Patients with a History of an Excisional Procedure for CIN. CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • E Lamb, C Morosky. What's her cutoff? Protein-to-creatinine ratio, 24-hour urine protein, and co-existing medical conditions. E Lamb, C Morosky, CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Oral Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • Lamb E, Johnson A, Deckers E, Graham N. "Let the Good Times Roll: Making Residency Education Fun for All!" March 4, 2016. APGO-CREOG Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Lamb MD, C. Morosky MD. Optimal Urine Protein-to-Creatinine Ratio in the Setting of Co-Existing Medical Conditions. Poster presentation. ACOG, Washington D.C. 5/15/16.
  • Lindsay, A Nelson, C Morosky. Provider type is not associated with intrauterine device expulsion in an urban clinic. CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT September 10, 2015.
  • Lindsay S. "Provider type is not associated with IUD expulsion” North American Forum on Family Planning. November 15, 2015.
  • A Shuckett, C Nold. Progesterone and Preterm Birth: Investigating Molecular Mechanisms. CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT September 10, 2015.
  • J Thorne, C Kwiat, C Morosky, D Luciano. Predictive Factors in Reoperation in Patients Surgically Treated for Endometriosis. CT Ob/Gyn Residents' Research Day, Poster Presentation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. September 10, 2015.
  • Jeffrey Thorne, Carolyn Kwiat, Christopher Morosky, and Danielle Luciano. Predictive Factors for Reoperation in Patients Surgically Treated for Endometriosis. Oral Presentation: 44th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 2015, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Bartels C. Luteal Phase Luteinizing hormone levels after gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist trigger and probability of conception. ASRM Conference.
  • Acocella C, Johnson A, Deckers E. The Influence of a Fetal Monitoring Algorithm on the C-Section Rate in Patients Over 37 Weeks Gestation. Presented at the ACOG Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. May 14, 2016.
  • Buckley T, Belniak M, Brown A, Mandavilli S, and Zhou XC. Recurrence of low risk, early stage endometrial carcinoma, a clinicopathologic analysis. New England Association of Gynecologic Oncologists, Kennebunkport Maine 2015.
  • Carpinello O, Jacob MC, Nulsen J, Benadiva C. Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Utilization and Reproductive Choices by Lesbian Couples. Poster Presentation. March 11, 2016. Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS) Annual Meeting. Rancho Mirage, CA. Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 105, Issue 2, e17. Published in issue: February 2016.
  • Backman, Z. Chang, S. Carroll, H. Einstein. Referrals to Genetic Counseling in Patients with Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer, an Institutional Review NEAGO Annual Conference, Kennebunkport, MA.
  • Patel J, Morosky C. Laparotomy Simulation Model video presented at APGO/CREOG, March 2-5, 2016 in New Orleans, LA.
  • Marsidi A. "The effect of insurance coverage on the utilization of frozen embryos in in vitro fertilization" poster at ASRM 10.17.2015. Baltimore, MD.

2014-2015 Academic Year

  • K Henderson, J Cosin. Technique of Concurrent Robotic Hysterectomy and Splenectomy. June 2014. New England Association of Gynecologic Oncologists Annual Meeting. Newport, RI.
  • K Henderson, K Fuller, C Morosky. “Manual Exploration of the Uterus as a Risk Factor for Postpartum Endometritis.” American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Annual Clinical Meeting. May 2015.
  • Kaye LA, Engmann L. Single Embryo Transfer for Frozen-Thawed Day 6 Blastocysts in In Vitro Fertilization. Presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Honolulu, HI, October 2014.
  • Kaye LA, Benadiva C. A Survey Assessing Obesity Policies in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) in the United States. Presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Honolulu, HI, October 2014.
  • NA Letham, HD Brazell, DM Sullivan, C Mellen, A Steinberg. Risk Factors for vaginal erosion with pessary use. SGS Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 23. 2015.
  • M Mund, C Morosky. Employing Narrative Medicine to Teach Emotional Intelligence and Empathy, Presentation at the 2015 APGO Faculty Development Seminar in Palm Springs, CA. January 2015.
  • A Montgomery. The Impact of Boot Camp on Intern Confidence with OB/GYN Procedures. Poster presentation. Connecticut Resident Research Day, 3rd Place Poster. 9/2014.
  • Montgomery The Impact of Boot Camp on Intern Confidence with OB/GYN Procedures. Poster presentation. 2015 APGO CREOG Conference. 3/2015.
  • C Oleka, C Morosky. Maternal Characteristics of Neonates Admitted with Neonatal Abstinence. Poster Presented at 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, CA and published in an electronic supplement to Obstetrics & Gynecology.
  • Sikora. Neonatal injury by mode of delivery. Poster. ACOG. May 3, 2015.
  • Lindsay, C Morosky. Neonatal Circumcision Model, APGO/CREOG Film Festival. APGO/CREOG Annual Meeting, March 6, 2015.
  • Presentation: Z Chang, J Backman, S. Carroll, H Einstein Utilization of Next Generation Multi-Gene Panels Versus Single Gene Testing.
  • Poster: Jeffrey T Thorne, Alison F Bartolucci, Bat-Sheva Maslow, Claudio A Benadiva, John C Nulsen, and Lawrence L Engmann, Cost Effectiveness of Using Cryo-Bank Oocytes Versus Fresh Donor Oocytes in an Anonymous Egg Donor Donation Program. ASRM 2014 Annual Meeting, October 2014, Honolulu, HI.
  • Liles I. Contraception Initiation in the Emergency Department: Providers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices, National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly, 8/3/14, Hawaii.
  • The Constructive Approach of Teaching Anatomy through Clay Modeling: A Multi-Tier Educational Value.
  • Samuel Márquez, Jasmine Patel, Juliana A Rosentsveyg, Nathaniel Bentley, Anjelica M Marquez, Anthony S Pagano. Poster presentation at Experimental Biology Conference through the American Association of Anatomists, March 28-31, 2015 in Boston, MA.
  • Stone J. ACOG poster, May 2015. The Accuracy of Recalled versus Measured Pre-Pregnancy Weight for the Calculation of Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index.
  • Ulrich A. Does Anti-Mullerian Hormone (Amh) Level Predict Pregnancy Outcome in Patients with Unexplained Infertility Undergoing Clomiphene Citrate/Intrauterine Insemination (CC/IUI)? ASRM meeting 10/10/14.

2013-2014 Academic Year

  • Ashton E. 1st Annual State of Connecticut OB/GYN Residents’ Research Day Poster Presentation. Ashton E., Muddasani K., Shafer A., Vignati P. Fecal diversion after colorectal resections in ovarian cancer debulking. September 2013, Danbury, CT.
  • Ashton E. 1st Annual State of Connecticut OB/GYN Residents’ Research Day Poster Presentation. Attempted conservative management of a placental site trophoblastic tumor.  September 2013, Danbury, CT.
  • Salpingectomy at Time of Hysterectomy for Benign Indications: A Survey Study. K Kueck, C Morosky. ACOG 2014 annual meeting, poster presentation.
  • Mack L. AAGL Washington, DC, November 2013. "Predictive factors for laparoscopic conversion to laparotomy and associated outcomes".
  • Szutowska M. ACOG National Meeting, Chicago, IL. April 26, 2014. "Timing of Repeat Cesarean Delivery Following Prior Uterine Surgery".
  • Phillip P. Smith; Anthony DeAngelis, Andrew Galffy, George A. Kuchel. (February 25 - March 1, 2014) Is Bladder Volume Sensitivity with Aging Primary or Compensatory? Poster displayed at: Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction 2014 Winter Meeting, Miami Florida.
  • Phillip P. Smith; Anthony DeAngelis, Andrew Galffy, George A. Kuchel. (February 25 - March 1, 2014) MIF is Associated with Prevention of Oopherectomy-Induced effects on Bladder Filling. Poster displayed at: Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction 2014 Winter Meeting, Miami Florida.
  • Andrew Galffy, MD; Brent A. Suozzi, MD; David M. O’Sullivan, PhD; Paul K. Tulikangas, MD. (April 13-15, 2012) Are Patients with Advanced Pelvic Organ Prolapse at Increased Risk of Neglecting Routine Screening? Poster presented at: 38th Annual Society of Gynecologic Surgery meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Kaye LA, O’Sullivan DM, Johnson AM, DeGroff SL. Text Message Appointment Reminders as a Tool to Improve Postpartum Visit Show Rates in an Underserved, Urban Resident Clinic Population. District I Richardson Prize Paper oral presentation, ACOG District I Junior Fellows and Medical Students Day. Waltham, MA, September 7, 2013. Selected for manuscript submission for national prize.
  • Kaye LA, Sueldo CM, Bartolucci AF, Nulsen JC, Benadiva C, Engmann L. Criteria for Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET) Among IVF Labs. Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Boston, MA, October 15, 2013. Manuscript submission pending.
  • Sueldo CM, Kaye LA, Bartolucci AF, Nulsen JC, Benadiva C, Engmann L. Extended blastocyst culture – Is there uniformity in the criteria used by IVF labs? Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Boston, MA, October 15, 2013.
  • Sueldo CM, Kaye LA, Griffin D, Nulsen JC, Engmann L, Benadiva C. Ultrashort Flare GnRH Agonist with GnRH Antagonist (MDA/Ant) Results in a Lower Cancellation Rate Compared with Clomiphene Citrate/Gonadotropins (CC/Gnd) for Poor Responder (PR) Patients. Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Boston, MA, October 15, 2013.
  • Kaye LA, O’Sullivan DM, Johnson AM, DeGroff SL. Text Message Appointment Reminders as a Tool to Improve Postpartum Visit Show Rates in an Underserved, Urban Resident Clinic Population. To be presented at 2014 ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting. Chicago, IL, April 28, 2014. To be presented at 2014 Annual Resident Research Night, University of Connecticut, May 14, 2014. Manuscript submission pending.
  • Montgomery A. NEAGO Conference, podium presentation. June 16, 2014. Early Stage Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Uterus: Our Institution’s Experience.
  • Sikora K. NEOGS Stump the Professors, Sturbridge, MA. November 13, 2013. "Splenic Artery Aneurysm Rupture in a Preterm Pregnant Patient".
  • Billstrom R. ACOG National Meeting, Chicago, IL. April 28, 2014. "Evaluating Outcomes Labor Inductions Beyond 39 Weeks".
  • Thorne JT. ACOG National Meeting, Chicago, IL. April 29, 2014. "Timing of Repeat Cearean Section Following Prior Uterine Surgery".
  • Belniak M. NEAGO Conference, podium presentation. June 8, 2014. Patient Outcomes in Cases of Endometrial Cancer and Endometrial Hyperplasia Diagnosed Following Uterine Morcellation at the Time of Hysterectomy.
  • ASRM Annual Meeting 2013 Poster Presentation, Carpinello O. Raj R. Casson P. Jones C. Outcomes and incremental costs following 1, 2 or 3+ embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization: the Vermont experience. ASRM. October 2013, Boston, MA.

2012-2013 Academic Year

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Muddasani K, Ashton E, Shafer A., Vignati P. Fecal Divistion after Colorectal Resections in Ovarian Cancer debilking - Accepted April 2013, Phoenix, AZ.
  • ACOG District 1 Mtg "Stump the Professors" Oral Presentation, October 2011, Nova Scotia.
  • NEAGO, June 2012, Bar Harbor, ME, Ashton E., Spiel M., Brewer M., Low Maglignant potentioal ovarian tumors with multiple recurrences remote from initial treatment.
  • PepinL; KayeL; NulsenJ; BenadivaC; EngmannL. Potential Reasons for Patients not Pursuing Fertility Preservation after Referral for Consult and Counsel ASRM Annual Meeting 2012.
  • Lavallee M. AAGL 11/12 Effect of Electrosurgery for Initial Incisions at the time of Vag Hyst.
  • Mullins J. Presentation of Three Cases with Mesenchymal Tumor NEAGO, Stowe VT, June 2011.
  • Mullins J. Predicting surgical difficulty and complications in over-weight/obese women undergoing gynecologic onc robotic surgeries. NEAGO, Bar Harbor, ME, 6/12.
  • Mullins J. Predicting surgical difficulty and complications in overweight/obese women undergoing gynecologic oncrobotic surgeries. AAGL; Las Vegas, NE.
  • Mullins J. Histopathologic patterns associated with BRCA 1/BRCA 2 ovarian carcinoma. NEOGO, Bar Harbor, ME, 6/12
  • Ravangard S. Her TSH is What?!?! Presentation for "Stump the Professors"; 5/12.
  • Ravangard S. ACOG Annual Meeting Sand Diego CA. Comparison of prenatal and neonatal genitourinary tract diagnosis in a single center.
  • Ravangard S. The use of second and third trimester fetal renal pelvis anteroposterior diameter cutoffs in isolated hydronephrosisto predict postnatal surgery. Presented at the 2011 Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, New York, NY, April 2011.
  • Ravangard S. Body mass index-specific weight gain in twin pregnancies and adverse outcomes. Poster 5/12 Annual Clinical Meeting of ACOG. San Diego, CA.
  • Ravangard S. Comparison of two protocols for ultrasound markers in down syndrome screening by the genetic sonogram. Poster, 3/12, New England Perinatal Society scientific meeting. Newport, RI.
  • Ravangard S. SMFM, 2/12, Dallas, TX, Role of trimester genetic sonogram after first trimester screen.
  • Ravangard S. Poster Role of trimester genetic sonogram after first trimester screen, 3/12, New England Perinatal Society scientific meeting, Newport, RI.
  • Ravangard S. Follow-up frequency of testing in patientsat very low risk for Trisomy 21 on first trimeter screeening. 2/12, SMFM, Dallas, TX.
  • Ravangard S. Does first trimester ultrasound predict obstetrical outcomes in monochorionicdiamniotic twin pregnancies; 2/12, SMFM, Dallas, TX.
  • Ravangard S. Neonatal outcomes in twin pregnancies delivered moderatelypreterm, late preterm and at term. 2/12, SMFM, Dallas, TX.
  • Ravangard S. Twin chorionicity and the risk of stillbirth; Poster 2/12 SMFM TX DX and Management of a perforated IUD with early pregnancy; a case report; Poster, 4/10, Buffalo University Scholarly Exchange Day, NY.
  • Robotic Staging if Endometriosis.