Ob/Gyn Resident Research

  • Our residents participate in Memorial University Medical Center's annual Research Day and other research initiatives.

     2012

    Oral Presentations

    An Investigation Into the Timing of Unplanned Cesarean Sections, Gilbert, EN, Leaphart, WL, Royek, AB, presented at The South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 74th Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida, January 15-18, 2012.

    Implementation of ASCCP Pap Smear Guidelines at the Chatham County Health Department, Lindo, Stacey, Burke, JJ, presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Dissemination of Outcomes for Residency PI/CME Projects Performance Improvement, March 8, 2012 (Judges’ Choice Award).

    Ongoing Safety Measures in L&D: SBAR Tool, Bagley, Catherine, Byck, David, presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Dissemination of Outcomes for Residency PI/CME Projects Performance Improvement, March 8, 2012.

    Influences of Gynecologic Oncology Education on Health Maintenance Practices of Female Ob-Gyn Residents, Legum-Wenk, C, Burke, JJ:  

    • Presented at the 2012 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 7 – 10, 2012
    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Research Day, May 2-3, 2012
    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, April 27, 2012

    Investigation of Pessary Satisfaction with the Use of Supplemental Vaginal Therapy: Topical Estrogen Therapy versus Trimo-san Jel, Bagley, Catherine, Byck, David:

    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Research Day, May 2-3, 2012
    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, May 11, 2012, 2012

    An Investigation in the Use of Post–Operative Drains after Colonic Reanastomosis in Gynecologic Malignancies, Inman, Danielle, Burke, JJ:

    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Research Day, May 2-3, 2012
    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, May 18, 2012

    National Assessment of Obstetrics-Gynecology Residents’ Breastfeeding Training and Knowledge, Lindo, Stacey, Leaphart, WL:

    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Research Day, May 2-3, 2012
    • Presented at the Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, June 8, 2012

    Poster Presentations

    Implementation ASCCP Pap Smear Guidelines at the Chatham County Health Department, Lindo, Stacey, Burke, JJ, presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Research Day, May 2-3, 2012.

    Ongoing Safety Measures in L&D: SBAR Tool, Bagley, Catherine, Byck, David, presented at the Memorial University Medical Center 2012 Research Day, May 2-3, 2012.

    Implementation ASCCP Pap Smear Guidelines at the Chatham County Health Department, Justice, Geri and Mobley, Susan presented for Lindo, Stacey, Burke, JJ, at the Georgia Ob/Gyn Society‘s 61st Annual Meeting at the Cloister’s, Sea Island, Georgia, August 21-26, 2012.


    2011

    Oral Presentations

    Performance Improvement Project 2010-2011, World Health Organization Surgical Checklist Implementation L&D OR's, Borders, YM, presented at Memorial University Medical Center special Grand Rounds Presentation on the Dissemination of Outcomes for Residency PI/CME Projects, February 18, 2011

    The Impact of Fetal Presentation and Changes in Amniotic Fluid Volume on the Latency Period and Perinatal Complications Following Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes, Borders, YM, Royek, AB, Leaphart, WL:

    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2011, April 22, 2011
    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, May 27, 2011

    An Investigation into the Temporal Clustering of Unplanned C-Section Deliveries, Gilbert, EN, Leaphart, WL, Royek, AB: 

    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2011, April 22, 2011, (won second place for Oral Presentations)
    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, May 20, 2011

    An Assessment of Patient Preference for SCD vs. Plexi-Pulse Books for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis on the Labor and Delivery and High Risk Perinatal Units, Adams, RD, Leaphart, WL: 

    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2011, April 22, 2011
    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, May 6, 2011

    An Investigation of Factors Influencing the Pregnant Woman’s Decision Regarding Amniocentesis Following a Serum Screening Test Indicating an Increased Risk of Down Syndrome, Faulkner, A, Leaphart, WL:

    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2011, April 22, 2011
    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, May 13, 2011

    Poster Presentations

    Cesarean Scar Pregnancy Treated with Intracardiac Injection of KCL via Transvesical Approach and Systemic Methotrexate, Borders, YM, Christiansen, S, Britt, P, Royek, AB, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2011, April 21, 2011

    Performance Improvement Project 2010-2011, World Health Organization Surgical Checklist Implementation L&D OR’s, Borders, YM, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2011, April 21, 2011

    Practices of Health Maintenance of Female Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents before and after a Gynecologic Oncology Rotation: The Influences of Gynecologic Malignancies, Legum-Wenk, CS, Burke, JA, Vogel, R, presented at the Georgia Ob/Gyn Society and ACOG Section Joint 2011 Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida, August 25-27, 2011


    2010

    Oral Presentations

    The Effects of Magnesium Sulfate on Short-Term Memory in Ante partum Patients, Fair, T, Royek, AB, presented at The South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 72st Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida, January 2010

    A Retrospective Review of Endometrial Cancer in Savannah, Georgia (between 1999 and 2009 in Caucasians vs. African Americans), Nabors, VJ, Burke, JJ, Gallup, DG, Reisinger, J, Morrison, C, Maxwell, G, Bhoola, S, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010. Won Second Place for Oral Presentation and presented at Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds on April 23, 2010. (Also, won Department of Ob/Gyn “Best Research Project 2010” award.)

    Blood Loss at Time of Cesarean Section in Obese Patients, Frizzell, K., Royek, AB, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010 and presented at Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds on May 21, 2010

    A Comparison of Mini-Arc and Transobturator Tension Free Vaginal Taping (TVTO-O) Procedures for Genuine Stress Urinary Incontinence, Nanna, M, Byck, D, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010 and presented at Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds on May 28, 2010

    Pregnancy Rates of Obese and Non-Obese Patients With and Without Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome During In-Vitro Fertilization, Preuninger, BD, Blohm, P, presented at and presented at Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds on May 7, 2010

    Poster Presentations

    Disparate Sonographic Presentations of Twin Gestation Infected by Parvovirus B19, Adams, RD, Leaphart, WL, Royek, AB:

    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010
    • Presented at 2010 Annual Meeting of the Georgia Ob/Gyn Society, The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, August 26-29, 2010

    Calyceal Rupture Associated with Cervical Cancer in a 25 Year-Old Patient, Gilbert, EN, Frizzell, K, Gallup, DG: 

    • Presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010
    • Presented Annual Meeting of the Georgia Ob/Gyn Society, The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, August 26-29, 2010

    Hydrothermal Endometrial Ablation and Subsequent Pregnancy Complicated by Retained Placenta, Bagley, C, Gallup, PG, Leaphart, WL, Royek, AB, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010

    An Atypical Presentation of Moyamoya Disease in the Immediate Post-Partum Period, Borders, YM, Royek, AB, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2010, April 30, 2010

    Publications

    Pamela Gallup, I Can’t Take It Anymore!, Savannah Health Perspective, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010

    Donald G. Gallup, MD, Pelvic Hemorrhage During Gynecologic Surgery, The Female Patient, 2010:35 (June) 22-24


    2009

    Oral Presentations

    Top-Hat versus Traditional LEEP for Treatment of a Positive ECC, Purdie J, Burke JJ, Bhoola S, Gallup DG, presented at The South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 71st Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, January 2009

    The Effects of Magnesium Sulfate on Short-Term Memory in Ante partum Patients, Fair T, Royek AJ, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day, April 24, 2009

    Maternal Intuition: Fetal Sex Determination in Nulliparous Second Trimester Patients, Easterlin M, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day, April 24, 2009

    Multiple Cervidil Vaginal Treatments are Associated with Insignificant Achievements of Vaginal Delivery and Increased Rate of Cesarean Section, Ibrahim N, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day, April 24, 2009. (Won Department of Ob/Gyn “Best Research Project 2009” award.)

    Case Report - Spontaneous Epidural Hematoma in Pregnancy, Preuninger D, presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day, April 24, 2009

    Poster Presentations

    Spontaneous Epidural Hematoma in Pregnancy, Preuninger D, presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Ob/Gyn Society at Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia, August 27 – 30, 2009


    2008

    Oral Presentations

    A Retrospective Comparison of Tension-Free Vaginal Taping (TVT) and Trans-obturator Tension Free Vaginal Taping (TVT-O), Mary Nanna, M.D. (David B. Byck, M.D.), presented at The South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Sarasota, Florida, January 2008

    The Adnexal Mass: Diagnosing and Managing the Surprises and Managing Catastrophic Intraoperative Hemorrhage, Donald G. Gallup, M.D., presented at South Central Ob/Gyn Society 49th Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia, April 2008

    Choosing a Career in Gynecologic Surgery – Academic vs. Private, Donald G. Gallup, M.D., presented at the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, Savannah, Georgia, April 2008

    Is CA-125 Elevated in Ovarian Torsion?, Barbara Keller, M.D., James J. Burke, II, M.D., Donald G. Gallup, M.D., presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2008, April 25, 2008

    A Retrospective Review of Time to Recurrence of Dysplasia with Top-Hat versus Traditional LEEP, Jill Q. Purdie, M.D., Snehal Bhoola, M.D., Donald G. Gallup, M.D., presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2008, April 25, 2008

    Effect of 80-Hour Work Week Restrictions on Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Education, Lauri E. Wilkes, M.D., Anthony B. Royek, M.D., W. Lynn Leaphart, M.D., and Donald G. Gallup, M.D., presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2008, April 25, 2008

    Case Report: Bilateral Tubo-ovarian Abscesses Secondary to Enterobius Vermicularis Infestation, Marie Easterlin, M.D., presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2008, April 25, 2008

    Case Report: Intraoperative Assessment of Fetal Viability After a Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Tasheema Fair, M.D., presented at Memorial University Medical Center Research Day 2008, April 25, 2008

    Poster Presentations

    Effect of 80-Hour Work Week Restrictions on Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Education, Lauri E. Wilkes, M.D., Anthony B. Royek, M.D., W. Lynn Leaphart, M.D., and Donald G. Gallup, M.D., presented at the ACOG 56th Annual Clinical Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2008

    Intraoperative Transuterine Assessment of Fetal Viability After a Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Tasheema Fair, M.D., Anthony B. Royek, M.D., W. Lynn Leaphart, M.D., Georgia Ob/Gyn Society 57th Annual Meeting, The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia, August 21-24, 2008

    Publications

    Effect of 80-Hour Work Week Restrictions on Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Education, Lauri E. Wilkes, M.D., Anthony B. Royek, M.D., W. Lynn Leaphart, M.D., and Donald G. Gallup, M.D., Obstet Gynecol 2008;111:67S

    Incisions for Gynecologic Surgery, James J. Burke, II, M.D., Donald G. Gallup, M.D.,Chapter 14 in TeLinde’s Operative Gynecology edited by J.A. Rock and H.W. Jones, III, 10th Edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkes, Philadelphia, 2008, pp 246-297

    Wound Disruption and Dehiscence, Snehal Bhoola, M.D., Donald G. Gallup, M.D., Section VII in The 5-Minute Obstetrics Gynecology Consult. Eds. PJ Hillard, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2008, pp 614-615

    Necrotizing Fascitis and Wound Infections, Donald G. Gallup, M.D., Section VII in the 5-Minute Obstetrics Gynecology Consult. Eds. PJ Hillard, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2008, pp 616-617