Conference,Seminars and Meeting

The Residents of Howard University Hospital are very active in attending conferences, seminars and meetings. This past year residents have attended and/or presented at the following meetings:  the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology District meeting, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists DC Section meeting, The National Medical Association meeting and many other conferences.

Research and Publications

Presentations Accepted to American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) for Annual Clinical Meeting 2017

  1. The Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials Provided by Major Gynecological Societies

Residents: Dr. Nwachuku and Dr. Carson  Mentor: Dr. McDonald

  1. The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on US Maternal Mortality

Residents: Dr. Nunes and Dr. Lambert and Dr Miller Mentor: Dr. Hope

  1. A Widening Gap: The Obstetric Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Residents: Dr. Miller and Dr. Lambert MentorDr. McDonald

  1. A Synthetic Cannabinoid Use in Pregnancy: A brief educational intervention for Obstetric Providers and Patients

Residents: Dr Nunes Mentor: Dr Sellers

Departmental Research

  1. Obstetric Hemorrhage: Pitfalls in estimating blood loss; Protocol Development, and Active management Implementation in third stage labor

Mentor: Shelley-Ann Hope MD, FACOG
Authors: Edward Miller MD, Calvin Lambert MD, Vanessa Nunes, MD

  1. Knowledge, Access, Attitudes, and Utilization Behaviors Related to Emergency Contraception in a Minority Patient Population in an Urban Setting

Mentor: Dr. O. Bada

Authors: Dr. Brittany J. Brooks, Dr. Vanessa Nunes

  1. The effect of the US Food and Drug Administration's Power Morcellation Communication on the rates of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Myomectomy

Mentor: Dr. O. Temitope Bada

Authors: Dr. Nneoma Nwachuku, Dr. TreChelle Carson

  1. Burden of disease among HIV+ female cohorts in Kampala, Uganda and Washington DC; An Exploratory Analysis

Mentor: Dr. Celia Maxwell

Author: Dr. Hildred Rochon, Dr. Ashleigh Jamieson

  1. Prevalence of Vulvodynia in an Urban Population

Mentor: Dr. Shelly-Ann Hope

Author: Dr. Saima Rafique, Dr Calvin Lambert

  1. Cervical Endometriosis Case Report

Mentor: Dr. Shelly-Ann Hope

Author: Vanessa Nunes, MD, Jaleesa Gilbert (MS IV), Christine Akparanta (MS IV),

  1. Skene’s Abscess Obstructing Vaginal Delivery Case Report

Mentor: Dr. Pamela Coleman/ Dr. Sylvester Booker

Author: Vanessa Nunes, MD

  1. Risk Factors Associated with Post-Operative Wound Infection

Mentors: Dr. Vanessa McDonald, and Dr. Shelley Hope

Author: Dr. Brittany J. Brooks