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Former Scholars

The following is a listing of all previous scholars and the years of their scholarship.

Year

Recipient

Institution

Award

Title of Research

1984-1986

Bonnie J. Dattel, MD

UCSF

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1985-1986

Vicki V. Baker, MD

University of Alabama

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1985-1987

Joshua A. Copel, MD

Yale University

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1986-1988

C. Anne Patterson Barnett, MD

Emory University

AAOGF Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

 

1986-1988

Daniel V. Landers, MD

UCSF

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1987-1989

Joseph A. Hill III, MD

Brigham & Women’s

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1987-1989

Bruce W. Kovacs, MD

LAC/UC Women’s Hospital

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1988-1990

Andrew Berchuck, MD

University of Texas Southwestern

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1988-1990

David Olive, MD

Duke University

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1988-1990

Karen Beckerman, MD

Washington University

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

 

1989-1991

David Keefe, MD

Yale University

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1989-1991

Kimberley K. Leslie, MD

Georgetown University

AAOGF Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

 

1989-1991

Charles J. Lockwood, MD

Yale University

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1990-1992

Bruce B. Feinburg, MD

University of Texas- Houston

AAOGF Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

 

1990-1992

Donald J. Dudley, MD

University of Utah- School of Medicine

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1990-1992

Karen K. Smith-McCune, MD

NIH

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

 

 

1990-1992

Ruth Ann Word, MD

University of Texas Southwestern

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1991-1993

Patricia M. Garcia, MD

Northwestern

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

 

1991-1993

Wen-Hui Shen, MD

UCSF

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1991-1993

Daniel M. Lasser, MD

Columbia

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

 

1992-1993

Hugh Taylor, MD

Yale University

AAOGF Post Doctoral Fellow

Modulation of Steroid Hormone Action by Growth Factors:  Role of CSF-1

1992-1993

Donna O’Shea, MD

Washington University

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Site-Directed DNA Mutagenesis for the Study of the Structure/Function Relationship in 17B-Estradiol Dehydrogenase

1992-1994

Hoa N. Nguyen, MD

University of Miami

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Molecular Approach to Risk Factors of Cervical Cancers

1992-1994

Susan L. Sipes, MD

Thomas Jefferson University

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

Cloning of Immunomodulatory Genes expressed in Trophoblast

1993-1995

Craig Best, MD

Harvard Medical School

AAOGF-James Kennedy Fellow

Cytokine Effects on Human Ovarian Steroidogenesis

1993-1995

Manju Monga, MD

University of Texas-Houston

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Regulation of Oxytocin-stimulated Phospholipase C Pathways

1993-1995

Susan Ramin, MD

University of Texas Southwestern

AAOGF-J. Bay Jacobs Fellow

Fetal Neuron Differentiation and Heavy Metal Toxicity

1994-1996

Serdar E. Bulun, MD

University of Texas

Southwestern

AAOGF-Walter Dannreuther Fellow

Aromatase Enzyme and Breast Cancer

1994-1996

Lisa Halvorson, MD

Tufts University School of Medicine

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

Cell-specific Expression of Follistatin mRNA in the Pituitary

1994-1996

Donna Johnson, MD

University of CA- San Diego

AAOGF-General Memorial Fellow

Atrial Natriuretic Factor Gene Expression in the Fetus

1994-1996

Phillip N. Rauk, MD

University of Pittsburgh

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Paracrine Regulation of Human Uterine Smooth Muscle Gap Junctions and Oxytocin Receptors

1995-1997

Gregory Reid, MD

Northwestern University

AAOGF-James Kennedy Fellow

The Molecular Regulation of Fetal and Placental Growth

1995-1997

Jan L. Shifren, MD

UCSF

Change of site: Massachusetts General Hospital

AAOGF-J. Bay Jacobs Fellow

The Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in the Regulation of the Human Menstrual Cycle and in the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis

1995-1998

Kee-Hak Lim, MD

UCSF

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Effect of HIV-1 Protein TAT on Trophoblast Expression of HLA-G

1996-1998

Carolyn Muller, MD

University of Texas Southwestern

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

Genetic Alternations in the Progression of Dysplasia to Cervical Cancer

1996-1998

J. Ricardo Loret de Mola, MD

Case Western Reserve University

AAOGF-Walter Dannreuther Fellow

Study on the Pathophysiology of Ovarian Disease

1996-1998

Susan P. Seligman, MD

New York University Medical Center

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

The Relationship between Hypoxia, Nitric Oxide and Preeclampsia

1996-1999

Donna S. Dizon-Townson, MD

University of Utah

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Isolation of Trophoblast and decidual gene

1997-2000

Paula Amato, MD

University of CA-San Diego

AAOGF-James Kennedy Fellow

The Role of Leptin in GnRH Regulation 

1997-2000

Henry L. Galan, MD

University of Colorado Health Science Center

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

 

Role of Endothelial Nitric Oxide in the Feto-Placental Unit in an Experimental Model of Intrauterine Growth Restriction

1997-2000

Eileen Wang, MD

Northwestern University

AAOGF-ABOG Fellow

Roles of Activin and Follistatin in Labor and
Delivery

1998-2001

Helen H. Kim, MD

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

Regulation of Mouse GnRH Expression by Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1)

1998-2001

Douglas A. Woelkers, MD

University of Pittsburgh

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Oxidative Stress and Preeclampsia

1998-2001

Khaled Zeitoun, MD

University of Texas Southwestern

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Molecular Basis for Estrogen Biosynthesis in Endometriosis: A Target for Novel Treatment Strategies

1999-2002

J. Rebecca Liu, MD

University of Michigan

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Ovarian Cancer

1999-2002

Karen Lu, MD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Genetic Alterations in Ovarian Cancers Associated with Germline BRCA1 Mutations

1999-2002

Aleksandar Rajkovic, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

AAOGF-RSDP Scholar

Characterization and functional analysis of novel genes specifically expressed in ovaries

2000-2003

George Coukos, M.D., PhD

University of Pennsylvania

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Ovarian Cancer Immunotherapy

2000-2003

Oliver Dorigo, MD

University of CA-Los Angeles

AAOGF-Burroughs Wellcome Scholar

Development of a Novel Gene Transfer System

2001-2004

Angeles Aleida Alvarez-Secord, MD

Duke University Medical Center

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Regulation of Angiogenesis in Ovarian Cancer & Development of Anti-Angiogenesis Therapy 

2001-2004

Wanda Kay Nicholson, MD

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

AAOGF-J. Bay Jacobs Scholar

Health Care Utilization & Health Status in Diabetic & Normal Pregnancy

2002-2005

Kristine Y. Lain, MD

University of Pittsburgh

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Intracellular Adhesion Molecule Concentrations in Women who Smoke During Pregnancy

2003-2006

Michael House, MD

Tufts-New England Medical Center

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

The Cervix as a Biomechanical Structure

2004-2007

Donna M. Neal, MD

Yale University

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

Trophoblast Viability: Can It Be Used As a Predictor of Preeclampsia?

2004-2007

Virginia D. Winn, MD, PhD

UCSF

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

PG Effector Functions during Human Cytotrophoblast Differentiation

2005-2008

Janet Andrews, MD

University of Iowa

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

Human Cytomegalovirus and Regulation of TRAIL in the Placenta

2006-2009

Francine Einstein, MD

Albert Einstein Medical Center

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

Visceral Fat and the Metabolic Alterations of Glucose Homeostasis in Pregnancy

2006-2009

 

Laura J. Havrilesky, MD

Duke University Medical Center

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Primary Prevention and Reduction of Mortality from Ovarian Cancer

2007-2010

 

Emily J. Su, MD

 

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

Regulation of 17β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 2 in Placental Endothelial Cells

2007-2010

 

Satu Kuokkanen, MD, PhD

 

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medicine Center

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Modulation of the Human Endometrial Cell Cycle by Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMS)

2008-2011 

 

William H Catherino, MD, PhD

 

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Molecular Dissection of Retinoic Acid Function in Leiomyoma Development

2009-2012

Irina Burd, MD, PhD

 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

 

Excitotoxicity as a Mechanism of Neuronal Damage in Inflammation-Induced Preterm Birth

2009-2012

Antonette T. Dulay, MD

Yale University, New Haven, CT

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

 

A Role for Soluble Modulators of Innate Immunity in Regulating the Intra-Amniotic Inflammatory Response to Infection

2009-2011

Mark Alanis, MD

Medical Center of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

SMFM Scholar

Risk of Neuro-inflammation and Programmed Cognitive Impairment as a Result of In Utero Exposure to Trans-Unsaturated Fatty Acids Through Maternal Diet

2010-2013

Sara Morelli, MD

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

 

Cellular origins of endometrial cells

2010-2013

Jacob Larkin, MD

Magee Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

The Role of NDRG1 in Placental Injury

 

2012-2015

Lydia Lee, MD

University of California, Los Angeles

AAOGF-ABOG Scholar

Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Placental Vascularization and Hematopoiesis

2012-2015

Joy Vink, MD

Columbia University

AAOGF-SMFM Scholar

Evaluating the Biochemical and Biomechanical Etiologies of Cervical Insufficiency

2013-2016 Leslie Michelle Randall, MD University of California, Irvine ABOG/AAOGF Preclinical Validation of 123I-Bevacizumab as a Potential Pharmacodynamic Marker of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Activity and Predictive Marker of Bevacizumab Response
2013-2016 Hilary A. Roeder, MD University of California, U.C. San Diego SMFM/AAOGF Scholar Treating Prediabetes in the First Trimester: A Randomized Controlled Trial

 

 

AAOGF News

2017 Bridge Grant Recipients

Tracy Manuck, MD, MSCI

Lisa Levine, MD, MSCE

Irina Burd, MD, Ph.D.

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2017 Travel Award Recipients

Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds, MD
Indiana Univeristy School of Medicine
AGOS President's Award

Jennifer L. Thompson, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Donald Swartz Award

Sawsan As-Sanie MD, MPH
University of Michigan Medical School
Henry L Darner Award

Irina Burd, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
James W Kennedy Award

Scott Allan Sullivan, MD, MSCR, FACOG
Medical University of South Carolina
J Bay Jacobs Award

Allison Srah Bryant Mantha, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School
AAOGF/ACOG President's Award

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