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Notable research findings recently published or presented by Ohio State’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty, in the specialty areas of:

General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cynthia Evans, MD

PUBLICATIONS 

Haugen M, Evans CB, Kim MH. Patient Satisfaction with a Levonorestrel- Releasing Contraceptive Implant: Reasons for and Patterns of Removal. J. Reprod. Med 1996; 41(11):849-854.

Zuspan FP, Quilligan FJ, Evans CB, Kim MH, Blumenfeld ML (eds.). Handbook of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Primary Care. Mosby-Year Book, St. Louis, 1998.

Evans CB. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). In: Zuspan Q, Evans K, Blumenfeld M. (Eds). Handbook of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Primary Care. Mosby-Year Book, St. Louis, 1998.

Evans CB. Menopause. In: Zuspan Q, Evans K, Blumenfeld M. (Eds). Handbook of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Primary Care. Mosby-Year Book, St. Louis, 1998.

Evans CB. Preconceptional, antenatal and postpartum care. In: Zuspan Q, Evans K, Blumenfeld M. (Eds). Handbook of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Primary Care. Mosby-Year Book, St. Louis, 1998.

Kunin CM, Evans CB, Bartholomew D, Bates G. The Antimicrobial Defense Mechanism of the Female Urethra: A Reassessment. Journal of Urology 2002;168:413-419.

Dull P, Mehta B, Evans CB. Rethinking Menopause Management. Family Practice Recertification 2004;28(2):51-58.

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Evaluation of Medical Students’ Preference of Traditional Lecture Format Versus E-Learning Format for the Menopause Module of a Third Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Rotation.” Descriptive session at The Generalists in Medical Education, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5-6, 2010
  • Panel Presentation, “Before and After: How Educational Technology Improved My Curriculum.” Co-presenters: Larry Hurtubise, Uchida Toshiko and Heather Heiman. At Central Group on Education Affairs, Omaha, NE, March 17-19, 2011
Jonathan Schaffir, MD

PUBLICATIONS

Schaffir J, Czapla C. Survey of lactation instructors on folk traditions in breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Medicine 2012, ahead of print.

Chaudhry Z, Fisher J, Schaffir J. Women’s use of non-prescribed methods to induce labor: a brief report. Birth 2011. 38(2): 168-71.

Schaffir JA, Isley MM, Woodward M. Oral contraceptives vs injectable progestin in their effect on sexual behavior. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010, 203:545.e1-5.

Tsai R, Schaffir J. Effect of progesterone on postpartum depression. Contraception 2010, 82: 174-7.

Schaffir J, Fleming M, Waddell V. Patient perceptions regarding effect of gynecologic surgery on sexuality. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2010. 7(2): 826-31.

Schaffir J, McGee A, Kennard E. Use of nonmedical treatments by infertility patients. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 2009. 54(7): 415-20.

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS:

  • Brown E, Schaffir J. Psychosocial effects of prolonged hospitalization in obstetric patients. Presented at North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology meeting, April 2012 (poster)
  • Schaffir J, Czapla C. Survey of lactation instructors on folk traditions in breastfeeding. Presented at American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical Meeting, May 2011 (poster)
  • Schaffir J, Post D. Assessing the transition to a case-based sexuality curriculum. Presented at the Association of Professors of Obstetrics & Gynecology/Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting, March 2011; Celebration of Educational Scholarship, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, November 2010 (poster)
  • Schaffir J, Isley M, Woodward M. Oral contraceptives versus injectable progestin in their effect on sexual behavior. Presented at International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health Annual Meeting, February 2010 (poster)
  • Waddell V, Schaffir J. Postpartum sexual function and breastfeeding. Presented at International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health Annual Meeting, February 2010
  • Chaudhry Z, Fisher J, Schaffir J. Use of non-prescribed methods to induce labor. Presented at American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical Meeting, May 2009 (poster)
  • Tsai R, Schaffir J. Effect of progesterone on postpartum depression. Presented at North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting, February 2009
Katherine Strafford, MD

PUBLICATIONS

Strafford, K, Shellhaas C, Hade E. Provider and patient perceptions about dental care during pregnancy. Journ of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 2008: Volume 21 Issue 1; 63.

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Ectopic Pregnancy,” MS 3 Lecture: July 2010, September 2010, March 2011
  • “Bacterial Infections in GYN,” Columbus Comprehensive Review Course, Columbus, OH, September 2009, September 2010
  • “Vaginitis and STDs,” Columbus Comprehensive Review Course, Columbus, OH, September 2009, September 2010
  • “Screening for OB/GYNs,” Resident Lecture, The Ohio State University, May 2008, December 2009
  • “Common Pregnancy Complications in Primary Care,” MedNet, Columbus, OH, May 2009
  • “Normal Labor and Common Complications in Pregnancy,” Lecture, The Ohio State University College of Public Health, April 2009
  • “Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding,” Resident Lecture, The Ohio State University, April 2009
  • “Chronic Pelvic Pain,” Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, January 2008; Lima Urogynecology/Gynecology Symposium, Lima, OH, September 2007
  • “Managing Patients with Difficult Personalities,” Columbus Comprehensive Review Course, Columbus, OH, October 2006; Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, May 2006
  • “Dental Care and Pregnancy,” Contemporary Issues Seminar, Pediatric Dentistry, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, August 2006
  • “Provider and Patient Perceptions About Dental Care During Pregnancy,” Poster Presentation, Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine, February 2006

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Edmund Funai, MD

PUBLICATIONS

Funai EF, Friedlander Y, Paltiel OB, Tiram E, Xue X, Hoffman D, Harlap S. Long-term mortality after preeclampsia. Epidemiology. 2005 Mar;16(2):206-215

Funai EF, Paltiel OB, Malaspina D, Friedlander Y, Deutsch L, Harlap S. Risk factors for pre-eclampsia in nulliparous and parous women: the Jerusalem Perinatal Study. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2005 Jan;19(1):59-68.

Funai EF, Davidson A, Seligman SP, Finlay TH. S-nitrosohemoglobin in the fetal circulation may represent a cycle for blood pressure regulation. (1997) Biochem Biophys Res Comm. 239:875-87.

Pettker CM, Funai EF. Getting it right when things go wrong. JAMA 2010 303(10): 977-978.

Pettker CM, Thung SF, Raab CA, Donohue KP, Copel JA, Lockwood CJ, Funai EF. A comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program improves safety climate and culture. Am JObstet Gynecol 2011;204:216.e1-6.

Mark B. Landon, MD

Landon MB, Thom E, Spong Cy et al and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Network of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units. A planned randomized clinical trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes mellitus. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2002;11(4):226-31.

Landon MB, Vickers S. Fetal surveillance in pregnancy complicated by diabetes mellitus: is it necessary? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2002:12(6), 413-6.

Rouse DJ, Landon M, Leveno KJ, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. The maternal-fetal medicine units cesarean registry: Chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-Relationship to outcomes. Am J of Obstet Gynecol 2004;191(1):211-216.

Klebanoff MA, Hauth JC, MacPherson CA et al for The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Network of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units. Time course of the regression of asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy with and without treatment. Am J of Obstet Gynecol 2004;190(2):363-70.

Landon MB, Leindecker S, Spong CY, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. The MFMU Cesarean Registry: Factors affecting the success and trial of labor following prior cesarean delivery. Am J of Obstet Gynecol 2005;193(3):1016-23.

Landon MB, Spong CY, Thom E, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network.. Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2006;180(1);12-20.

Bloom SL, Leveno KJ, Spong CY, Gilbert S, Hauth JC, Landon MB, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. Decision-to-incision times and. maternal and infant outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 2006;108(1);6-11.

Bailit JL, Landon MB, Thom E et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of time of day on cesarean complications. . Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006:195(4);1132-7

Spong CY, Landon MB, Gilbert S, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. The MFMU Cesarean Registry: Risk of uterine rupture and adverse perinatal outcome at term after cesarean delivery . Obstet Gynecol 2007;110 (4):801-7.

Grobman WA, Gersnoviez R, Landon MB, Spong CY, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. Pregnancy outcomes for women with placenta previa in relation to the number of prior cesareans. Obstet Gynecol 2007 Dec;110(6):1249-55.

Louis J, Landon MB, Gersnoviez RJ, Leveno KJ, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. Perioperative morbidity and mortality among human immunodeficiency virus infected women undergoing cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2007;110(2 pt 1):385-90.

Landon MB. Diabetic nephropathy and pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2007, Dec;50(4):998-1006.

Grobman WA, Lai Y, Landon MB, Spong CY, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. Prediction of uterine rupture associated with attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. Am Jour Obstet Gyn, 2008 Jul;199(1):30e1-5 (Epub 2008 Apr 25).

Sciscione AC, Landon MB, Leveno KJ, Spong CY, et al for the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. Previous preterm cesarean delivery and risk of subsequent uterine rupture. Obstet Gynecol 2008, Mar 111(3):648-53.

Tita AT, Landon MB, Spong CY, Lai Y, Leveno KY, et al for the Eunirce Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes. N Engl J Med 2009, Jan 8;360(2):111-20.

Landon MB, Spong CY, Thom E, Carpenter MW, et al for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, Bethesda, MD. A multicenter randomized trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes. N Engl J Med 2009;361:1339-48.

Landon MB. Predicting Uterine Rupture in Women Undergoing Trial of Labor After Prior Cesarean Delivery. Semin Perinatol 2010;34:267-71.

Landon MB, Mele L, Spong CY, Carpenter MW, et al for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, Bethesda, MD.   The relationship between maternal glycemia and perinatal outcome. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb;117(2 Pt 1):218-24.

Landon MB, Gabbe SG. Gestational diabetes mellitus. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(6):1379-93.

Stuebe AM, Landon MB, Lai Y, Spong CY, et al: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU). Maternal BMI, glucose tolerance, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207(1):62.41-7.

Richard O’Shaughnessy, MD

PUBLICATIONS

Johnson JR, Rossi KQ, O’Shaughnessy RW. Amnioreduction versus septostomy in twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 185(5):1044-1047, 2001.

Rossi KQ, Nickel JR, Wissel M, O’Shaughnessy RW. Passively acquired treponomal antibody from intravenous imunoglobulin therapy in a pregnant patient. Arch of Pathol and Lab Med 126: 2002.

Rikabi N, Dunn-Albanese L, Krugh D, Snider D, Frenken K, Rossi K, O’Shaughnessy RW, Kennedy MS. Is it really anti-D and anti-C or is it anti-G? Laboratory Medicine 34: 193-196, 2003.

Hackney DN, Knudtson EJ, Rossi KQ, Krugh D, O’Shaughnessy RW. Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-c isoimmunization. Obstetrics and Gynecology 103: 24-30, January 2004.

Joy S, Rossi K, Krugh D, O’Shaughnessy RW. Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-E isoimmunization. Obstetrics and Gynecology 105: 24-28, January 2005.

Prasad M, Krugh D, Rossi KQ, O’Shaughnessy RW. Anti-D in Rh positive pregnancies. Amer J Obstet Gynecol 195: 1158-62, 2006.

Hughes L, Rossi K, Krugh D, O’Shaughnessy RW. Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-Fya alloimmunization. Transfusion 47: 1858-61, October 2007.

Franco A, Rossi K, Krugh D, O’Shaughnessy. Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-Jka alloimmunization. J of Reprod Medicine. 54: 121-25. March 2009.

De Young-Owens A, Kennedy M, Rose RL, Boyle J, O'Shaughnessy RW. Anti-M isoimmunization: management and outcome at the Ohio State University from 1969 to 1995. Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Dec;90(6):962-6.

McKenna DS, Nagaraja HN, O’Shaughnessy R.. Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-Kell isoimmunization. Obstet Gynecol 1999;93:667–73.

Stephen Thung, MD

PUBLICATIONS

Pettker CM, Thung SF, Norwitz ER, Buhimschi CS, Raab CA, Copel JA, Kuczynski E, Lockwood CJ, Funai EF. Impact of a comprehensive patient safety strategy on obstetric adverse events. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 May;200(5):492.e1-8.

Pettker CM, Thung SF, Raab CA, Donohue KP, Copel JA, Lockwood CJ, Funai EF. A comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program improves safety climate and culture. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 March;204(3):216.e1-6.

Werner EF, Han CS, Pettker CM, Buhimschi CS, Copel JA, Funai EF, Thung SF. Universal cervical length screening to prevent preterm birth: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Dec 14.

Werner EF, Pettker CM, Zuckerwise L, Reel M, Funai EF, Henderson J, Thung SF. Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus: Are the criteria proposed by the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups Cost-Effective? Diabetes Care, 2012.

Tetrault JM, Green ML, Martino S, Thung SF, Degutis LC, Ryan SA, Martel S, Pantalon MV, Bernstein SL, O'Connor PG, Fiellin DA, D'Onofrio G. Developing and Implementing a Multi-specialty Graduate Medical Education Curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). Subst Abus. 2012 Apr;33(2):168-81.

Werner EF, Han CS, Burd I, Lipkind HS, Copel JA, Bahtiyar MO, Thung SF. Evaluating the cost- effectiveness of prenatal surgery for myelomeningoceles: a decision analysis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Apr 18.

Horwitz L, Jenq GY, Schuster KM, Thung SF, Silverman DG, Hersh DC, Fisher, RL, Shah N, Cushing W, Nunes, J. An institution-wide handoff task force to standardize and improve physician handoffs. BMJ Quality& Safety (in press)

Werner EF, Savitz DA, Janevic TM, Eshanipor R, Thung SF, Funai EF, Lipkind HS. Mode of delivery and neonatal outcomes in preterm, small for gestational age infants. Obstet Gynecol 2012 (in press)

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Elizabeth Kennard, MD

PUBLICATIONS

General Care of the Postmenopausal Woman, ed. Seifer, Kennard. Menopause: Endocrinology and Management, Humana Press, New Jersey, 1999.

Gynecologic Oncology

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Peptide Therapeutics and Cancer Vaccine Research

Pravin Kaumaya, PhD

PUBLICATIONS

Roberts, A. E.Arbogast, L. K.Friedman, C. I.Cohn, D. E. Kaumaya, P. T. Danforth, D. R. (2007) Neutralization of Endogenous VEGF Depletes Primordial Follicles in the Mouse Ovary. Biol. Reprod 76,(2), 218-223

Joan Garrett, Sharad Rawale, Stephanie Allen, Gary Philips, Guido Forn, John Morris and Pravin T. P. Kaumaya (2007) Novel Engineered Trastuzumab Conformational Epitopes Demonstrate In Vitro and In Vivo Antitumor Properties against HER-2neu. J. Immunol. 178 (11),7120-7130

Stephanie Allen, Joan Garrett, Sharad Rawale, Audra Jones, Gary Phillips, Guido Forni, John Morris, Robert Oshima and Pravin T. P. Kaumaya (2007) Peptide Vaccines of the HER-2/neu Dimerization Loop are Effective in Inhibiting Mammary Tumor Growth in vivo. J. Immunol. 179, 472-482

Chen CL, Chen J, Rawale S, Varadharaj S, Kaumaya PTP, Zweier JL, Chen YR (2008). Protein tyrosine nitration of flavin subunit is associated with oxidative modification of mitochondrial complex II in the post-ischemic myocardium. J Biol Chem. 2008 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Pravin T.P. Kaumaya, Kevin Chu Foy, Joan Garrett, Sharad V. Rawale, Daniele Vicari, Jennifer M. Thurmond, Tammy Lamb, Aruna Mani, Yahaira Kane, Catherine R. Balint, Donald Chalupa,Gregory A. Otterson, Charles L. Shapiro, Jeffrey M. Fowler, Michael R. Grever, Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, and William E. Carson III. (2009.) Phase I Active Immunotherapy With Combination of Two Chimeric, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2, B-Cell Epitopes Fused to a Promiscuous T-Cell Epitope in Patients With Metastatic and/or Recurrent Solid Tumors. J. Clin.Oncol 27(31), 5270-5277

Ariza ME, Glaser R, Kaumaya PT, Jones C, Williams MV (2009) The EBV-encoded dUTPase activates NF-kappa B through the TLR2 and MyD88-dependent signaling pathway. J. Immunol. 15;182(2):851-9

Jingfeng Chen, Chwen-Lih Chen, Sharad Rawale, Chun-An Chen, Jay L. Zweier, Pravin T.P. Kaumaya and Yeong-Renn Chen. (2010) Peptide-based Antibodies against Glutathione-binding Domains Suppress Superoxide Production Mediated by Mitocondrial Complex. J.Biol.Chem 285 (5), pp3168-3180

Kang PT, Yun J, Kaumaya PP, Chen YR. (2010) Design and use of peptide-based antibodies decreasing superoxide production by mitochondrial complex I and complex II. Biopolymers. May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang B, Kaumaya PT, Cohn DE (2010). Immunization with synthetic VEGF peptides in ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2010 Dec;119(3):564-70. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

Daniele Vicari,, Kevin C. Foy , Eric M. Liotta, and Pravin T.P. Kaumaya. (2010) Engineered Conformation-dependent VEGF Peptide Mimics are Effective in Inhibiting VEGF Signaling Pathways JBC Papers in Press. Published on February 14, 2011 as Manuscript M110.216812

Kevin C. Foy*, ‡, Zhenzhen Liu†, Gary Phillips4, Megan Miller*, ‡ and Pravin T.P.Kaumaya (2011) Combination Treatment with HER-2 and VEGF Peptide Mimics InducesPotent Anti-tumor and Anti-angiogenic Responses in vitro and in vivo. JBC Papers in Press. Published on February 16, 2011 as Manuscript M110.216820

Pravin T.P. Kaumaya (2011). Vaccines Eliciting High Affinity B-Cell Antibodies are Conformation-dependent. Invited Review. J.Mol. Recog

Kevin C Foy and Pravin T.P. Kaumaya. (2011). Combination Treatment with HER-2 and VEGF Peptide Mimics induces Potent anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic responses in vitro and in vivo. (Manuscript in preparation)

Kevin C. Foy and Pravin T.P. Kaumaya. (2011). Immunization with HER-2 B-cell Epitope followed by treatment with VEGF Peptide Mimic induces additive anti-tumor effects in vitro and in vivo. (Manuscript in preparation)

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