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Summer 2019
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ENT smartphone applicationCharles Hwang, a research fellow in the Department of Surgery; Lauren A. Bohm (M.D. 2010), assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; David A Zopf, M.D. (Residency 2014), assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; and Marc C. Thorne, M.D. (Residency 2006), MPH, associate professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, chief of the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, director of the Otolaryngology Residency Program, and medical director of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Ambulatory Care Unit, created a smartphone application designed to improve patient care after tonsillectomy procedures. The results of this intervention have also been published under the title “Application Driven Post-Operative Care in the Pediatric Tonsillectomy Population: A Prospective Survey-Based Pilot Study” in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

Sawsan As-Sanie, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “Assessing research gaps and unmet needs in endometriosis,” published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, February 2019. As-Sanie also contributed to “Descriptors of Vulvodynia: A Multisocietal Definition Consensus (International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease, the International Society for the Study of Women Sexual Health, and the International Pelvic Pain Society),” published in the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, April 2019.

Jason Bell, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology; Katherine Hughey, M.D. (Residency 2015), assistant professor of family medicine and assistant director of the Global Health and Disparities Path of Excellence; Joseph Kolars, M.D. (Fellowship 1989), the Joseph Macy Jr. Professor of Health Professions Education, professor of internal medicine, and senior associate dean for education and global initiatives; Rajesh Mangrulkar, M.D. (Residencies 1997 and 1998), the Marguerite S. Roll Professor of Medical Education, associate dean for medical student education, and associate professor of internal medicine and learning health sciences; Patricia Mullan, Ph.D., professor emerita of learning health sciences and co-director of the Medical Education Scholars Program; Gurpreet Rana, MLIS, global health coordinator at the Taubman Health Sciences Library; Eric Skye, M.D., clinical associate professor of family medicine and learning health sciences and co-director of the Paths of Excellence from 2014-2017; Heather Wagenschutz, M.A., MBA, director of curriculum services and co-director of the Paths of Excellence from 2014-2017; and Brent Williams, M.D., professor of internal medicine and director of the Global Health and Disparities Path of Excellence, wrote “Scaling Up a Global Health and Disparities Path of Excellence Pilot Program at the University of Michigan Medical School,” published in Academic Medicine, May 2019.

Chad Brenner, Ph.D, assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; and Matthew Spector, M.D., assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, co-senior authored “Analysis of Tumor-Infiltrating CD103 Resident Memory T-Cell Content in Recurrent Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma,” published in Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy, 2018.

Michael J. Brenner, M.D., associate professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, wrote, edited, or contributed 11 journal articles in 2018-2019, published in Otolaryngolgy Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngoscope, Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Current Otorhinolaryngology Reports, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, and Scientific Reports. More are forthcoming. He also contributed to chapter 13 in Auditory Processing Disorders: Management and Treatment, third edition, Plural Publishing Co., 2019. Additional book chapters are forthcoming in 2019.

Keith A. Casper, M.D. (Fellowship 2019), assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Michelle Mierzwa, M.D., associate professor of radiation oncology; Kelly M. Malloy, M.D. (Fellowship 2008), associate professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Steven B. Chinn, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Matthew E. Spector, M.D. (Residency 2012, Fellowship 2013), assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Andrew G. Shuman (M.D. 2006, Residency 2011), assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Scott A. McLean, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Carol R. Bradford, M.D., executive vice dean for academic affairs, chief academic officer, and professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Mark E. Prince, M.D. (Fellowship 1998), professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Thomas E. Carey, Ph.D., professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and of pharmacology; Francis P. Worden, M.D. (Fellowship 2000), professor of internal medicine; Paul L. Swiecicki, M.D. (Fellowship 2017), assistant professor of internal medicine; Gregory T. Wolf, M.D., professor emeritus of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; and Avraham Eisbruch, M.D., professor of radiation oncology, contributed to “Impact of American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Clinical Stage and Smoking History on Oncologic Outcomes in Human Papillomavirus-associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma,” published in Head & Neck, April 2019.

Vanessa Dalton, M.D. (Residency 2001), professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “Breast Screening Utilization and Cost Sharing Among Employed Insured Women After the Affordable Care Act,” published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, March 2019. Dalton also contributed to “Breast Screening Utilization and Cost Sharing Among Employed Insured Women Following the Affordable Care Act: Impact of Race and Income,” published in the Journal of Women’s Health, April 2019; and “Exploring the Optimal Allostatic Load Scoring Method in Women of Reproductive Age,” published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, April 2019.

John O. DeLancey (M.D. 1977, Residency 1981), the Norman F. Miller Professor of Gynecology and director of pelvic floor research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, co-authored “Levels of Pelvic Floor Support: What Do They Look Like on Magnetic Resonance Imaging?,” published in the International Urogynecology Journal, May 2019. DeLancey also contributed to “Symptom-Based Clustering of Men in the Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (Lurn) Observational Cohort Study,” published in the Journal of Urology, May 2019; and “The Distribution of Post-Void Residual Volumes in People Seeking Care in the Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Network Observational Cohort Study With Comparison to Asymptomatic Populations,” published in Urology, April 2019; and “The American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society — reinvigorating for the 21st century,” in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, April 2019.

Dee Fenner, M.D. (Residency 1989), chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Bates Professor of the Diseases of Women and Children, contributed to “Comparison of measurement systems for posterior vaginal wall prolapse on magnetic resonance imaging,” published in International Urogynecology Journal, April 2019. John O. DeLancey (M.D. 1977, Residency 1981), the Norman F. Miller Professor of Gynecology and director of pelvic floor research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, also contributed.

Hope K. Haefner (M.D. 1985, Residency 1990), the Harold A. Furlong Professor of Women’s Health in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, contributed to “Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in a Chronic Pelvic Pain Population,” in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, January 2019. Sara Renee Till, M.D. (Fellowship 2017), MPH, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, also contributed. Additionally, Haefner contributed to “Environmental Exposure History and Vulvodynia Risk: A Population-Based Study,” published in the Journal of Women’s Health, January 2019.

Catherine Haring, M.D., a resident in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, along with senior author Matthew Spector, M.D, assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, published (with co-authors) “Assessment of Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring Parameters Associated With Facial Nerve Outcome in Parotidectomy for Benign Disease,” in JAMA-Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, May 2019.

Lisa Harris, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “Looking Back While Moving Forward: A Justice-Based, Intersectional Approach to Research on Contraception And Disability,” published in Contraception, May 2019. Susan Ernst (M.D. 1993, Residency 1997), assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, also contributed. Additionally, Harris co-authored “Abortion and Women’s Physical Health: An Issue for All Physicians,” with Vanessa Dalton, M.D. (Residency 2001), professor of obstetrics and gynecology, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, June 2019.

Paul T. Hoff, M.D., assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, contributed to “Predictors of Intratonsillar Abscess Versus Peritonsillar Abscess in the Pediatric Patient,” published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, June 2018. Hoff also contributed to “Implication of Fusobacterium Necrophorum in Recurrence of Peritonsillar Abscess,” published in Laryngoscope, December 2018.

Robecca Hoesli, M.D. a resident in the Department of Otolaryngology-HHead and Neck Surgery, along with senior author Matthew Spector, M.D., assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, published (with co-authors) “Intraoperative Fluorescent Angiography Predicts Pharyngocutaneous Fistula After Salvage Laryngectomy,” in Annals of Surgical Oncology, May 2019.

Katherine McConville, a speech language pathologist, was a senior contributor to “Patient, Parent, and Speech-Language Pathologists’ Perceptions of Pediatric Voice Therapy Through Interviews,” in the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, November 2018.

Okeoma Mmeje (M.D. 2006), assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “Improving Women’s Health and Combatting Sexually Transmitted Infections Through Expedited Partner Therapy,” published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, March 2019. Mmeje also co-wrote “Empowering HIV-Infected Women in Low-Resource Settings: A Pilot Study Evaluating a Patient-Centered HIV Prevention Strategy for Reproduction in Kisumu, Kenya,” published in PLOS ONE, March 2019.

Daniel Morgan, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “Preoperatively Predicting Non-Home Discharge After Surgery for Gynecologic Malignancy,” published in Gynecologic Oncology, February 2019. Morgan also co-authored “Safety Bundles in Gynecology,” published in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 2019, along with Emily M. English, M.D., a fellow in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery; “Hospital Contribution to Variation in Rates of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean,” in the Journal of Perinatology, April 2019; “Better Late Than Never: Why Obstetricians Must Implement Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean,” in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 2019, with Mark David Pearlman, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and others; and “Savings With Expanding Use of the Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device and Fewer Benign Hysterectomies,” published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with Vanessa Dalton, M.D. (Residency 2001), professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Carolyn Weaver Swenson, M.D. (Fellowship 2015), assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology.

Elisabeth Quint, M.D. (Residency 1991), assistant dean for clinical faculty and professor of obstetrics and gynecology, co-wrote “Incidence of Thyroid Disease in Adolescent Females Presenting with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding,” published in the Journal of Pediatrics, May 2019; “‘If Everyone Else Is Having This Talk With Their Doctor, Why Am I Not Having This Talk With Mine?’: The Experiences of Sexuality and Sexual Health Education of Young Women With Spina Bifida,” published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, June 2019; “Adolescent Vulvar Angiokeratoma Associated with Lichen Sclerosus,” published in the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, April 2019; and “Ovarian Torsion in Premenarchal Girls,” published in the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, June 2019.

Sarah Rominski, Ph.D., MPH, contributed to “Adapting a Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Program to Ghana Utilizing the ADAPT-ITT Framework,” published in Violence Against Women, February 2019; and “Toward a New Definition of Unmet Need for Contraception,” published in Studies in Family Planning, February 2019.

Megan O’Brien Schimpf (M.D. 2001), associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “American Urogynecologic Society Systematic Review: Microscopic Hematuria as a Screening Tool for Urologic Malignancies in Women,” published in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, April 2019.

Bethany Skinner, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, contributed to “Identifying Medical Student Mistreatment in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship,” in the Journal of Surgical Education, May 2019.

Kayte Spector-Bagdady, J.D., MBioethics, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and chief of the Research Ethics Service in the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, co-wrote “The Critical Role of Medical Institutions in Expanding Access to Investigational Interventions,” published in the Hastings Center Report, April 2019; “U.S. Public Health Service STD Experiments in Guatemala (1946-1948) and Their Aftermath,” published in Ethics & Human Research, March 2019; “Shadow Health Records Meet New Data Privacy Laws,” Science, February 2019; “Biospecimens, Research Consent, and Distinguishing Cell Line Research,” published in JAMA Oncology, January 2019; and “Nonregulated Interventions, Clinical Trial Registration, and Editorial Responsibility,” in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, June 2019.

Carolyn Weaver Swenson, M.D. (Fellowship 2015), assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, co-wrote “Comparison of Serum Vitamin D Levels in Relation to Bowel and Bladder Symptoms in Women with Vulvar Diseases,” published in the International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, February 2019. Megan O’Brien Schimpf (M.D. 2001), associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Hope K. Haefner (M.D. 1985, Residency 1990), the Harold A. Furlong Professor of Women’s Health in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, also contributed. Swenson and John O. De Lancey (M.D. 1977, Residency 1981), the Norman F. Miller Professor of Gynecology and director of pelvic floor research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, also contributed to “The Latzko: A High-Value, Versatile Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair,” published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 2019. Additionally, Swenson and Daniel Morgan, M.D. (Residency 2002, Fellowship 2005), professor of obstetrics and gynecology and of urology, contributed to “Importance of Estimated Blood Loss in Resource Utilization and Complications of Hysterectomy for Benign Indications,” published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, April 2019.