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News, Awards, and Presentations

SELECTED IN THE NEWS

  1. Breastfeeding Education—Yes, There's An App for That

    http://breastfeeding.nichq.org/stories/breastfeeding-education-app

  2. Summa Akron City First to Offer “Relaxbirth” Device for Women Giving Birth.

    http://northeastohioparent.com/%EF%BF%BCsumma-akron-city-first-offer-relaxbirth-device-women-giving-birth/

  3. Women in labor at Summa Akron City Hospital to be first in U.S. to test out Relaxbirth chair. http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2014/07/women_in_labor_at_summa_akron.html

  4. StrongStart Ohio.

    http://www.ohio.com/news/local/akron-general-medical-center-to-honor-two-physicians-at-annual-fellowship-dinner-1.524867

  5. Finnish company delivers new birthing option to patients at Summa Akron City Hospital.

    http://www.ohio.com/news/local/finnish-company-delivers-new-birthing-option-to-patients-at-summa-akron-city-hospital-1.507375

    Mobile app, feedback help cancer survivors lose weight

    http://www.ohio.com/news/mobile-app-feedback-help-cancer-survivors-lose-weight-1.475607

  6. Mobile App Helps Cancer Survivors Lose Weight.

    http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/Mobile-App-Helps-Cancer-Survivors-Lose-Weight-47573-1.html

  7. Phone Application Helps Endometrial and Breast Cancer Survivors Lose Weight.

    http://nursing.onclive.com/web-exclusives/Phone-Application-Helps-Endometrial-and-Breast-Cancer-Survivors-Lose-Weight#sthash.65z7chZb.dpuf

  8. MD News – Cleveland/Akron/Canton.

    http://viewer.e-digitaledition.com/i/298497

SELECTED AWARDS

  1. Ohio Patient Safety Institute (OPSI) Best Practice Award – 2012, 2013, and 2014.

    http://www.ohiopatientsafety.org/Best%20Practice/default.htmce/default.htm

     2. ‘30 for the Future’ award-winning doctor specializes in robotic-assisted surgery.

SELECTED INVITED PRESENTATIONS

  1. “Implementing a New Nurse-Sensitive Quality Metric: Initiation of Breastfeeding within 60 Minutes of Birth” Oral plenary session: Innovative paper programs, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses National Convention, Nashville, June 2013

  2. ‘Outcomes after Implementation of a Hard Stop Policy Limiting Elective Delivery Prior to 39-Weeks,’ Poster presentation, 61st Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 6, 2013

  3. ‘Physician Scorecards to Improve Care and Promote Adherence to ACOG Guidelines,’ Poster presentation, 61st Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 6, 2013

  4. Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. Boston, MA. May, 2014

  5. Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. Long Island, NY. May, 2014

  6. Sunrise Education Session: Approaches for improving lifestyle behavior modifications in women cancer survivors. Tampa, Florida March, 2014.

  7. Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. Long Island, West Palm Beach, FL. January, 2014

  8. Women’s Healthcare and Medical-Legal Partnership Presentation to Akron Bar Association, Akron, Ohio October, 2013

  9. Breast Feeding App. Conducting Quality Clinical Research. NICHQ Learning Session 3. Cincinnati, OH October 2, 2013.

  10. Maimonides Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY. Developing, validating and implementing a Robotic Operating Room Computerized Checklist (RORCC). June, 2013.

  11. GE Centricity Live Event. Developing, validating and implementing a Robotic Operating Room Computerized Checklist (RORCC). Washington, D.C. April, 2013.

  12. Self-efficacy, quality of life, and weight loss in overweight/obese endometrial cancer survivors (SUCCEED): A randomized controlled trial. Los Angeles, CA March, 2013.

  13. “Heart Health for Women”, 2 talks for the Women of Summa, February, 2013

  14. “Endometrial Cancer Survivorship:  What does obesity have to do with it?  Cedars-Sinai, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Resident Research Day, April 2013

  15. Panel discussant, Executive Women’s Day, LPGA, World Gold Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, Akron, Ohio, July 2013

  16. Panel discussant, American Red Cross, Akron, Ohio August 2013

  17. Presenter on Women’s Healthcare and Medical-Legal Partnership Presentation to Akron Bar Association, Akron, Ohio October, 2013

  18. “Survivorship:  Treatment Summaries and Care Plans” Foundation for Women’s Cancer.  Washington, DC, November, 2013

  19. “Physical Activity and Cancer, “ SGO Winter Meeting, Breckenridge, CO, Feb 2014

  20. “Endometrial Cancer: Survivorship and QOL”, Symposium on Advances in endometrial Cancer Epidemiology and Biology, Harvard Boston MA, March 2014

  21. “Outcomes in Gynecologic Cancers: What can we learn?” SGO, Tampa FLA, March 2014

  22. “Endometrial Cancer Survivorship:  What does obesity have to do with it?”, University of Toledo, May 2014