Obstetrics and Gynecology Archives
Dec. 20, 2021—Mothers and their babies depend on the generosity of blood donors to ensure that they return to good health following labor and delivery. “As a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist, I have at least two patients at a time — mom and baby — and both need ample blood to stay well,” said Lisa Zuckerwise, MD, FACOG,...
Apr. 26, 2021—A new study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers finds that new mothers who receive opioids after uncomplicated vaginal births face an increased risk of serious opioid-related events regardless of the opioid dosage, a finding that could significantly impact care delivery.
Jan. 3, 2019—Celeste Hemingway, MD, recently received the Focused Practice Designation in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The board designation is fairly new, and Hemingway is the first Vanderbilt physician to achieve the recognition.
Dec. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in an international study to determine the effectiveness of a new therapeutic vaccine for treating women with precancerous changes on the cervix.
Nov. 1, 2018—Arthur Fleischer, MD, medical director of Ultrasound and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN), received the Laurence (Larry) A. Mack Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) Annual Meeting held in October in San Diego.
Sep. 13, 2018—The Center for Women’s Health at Vanderbilt will see the return of a service designed for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University employees and their families.
Jun. 19, 2018—Digna R. Velez Edwards, PhD, has been named director of Women’s Health Research, succeeding longtime director and founder, Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD, associate dean of Clinical and Translational Scientist Development and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Jun. 7, 2018—Two years ago, Melinda New, MD, associate professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, and nurse practitioner Lisa Milam, MSN, WHMP, opened a specialized clinic called the Center for Vulvar and Vaginal Disorders.