Obstetrics and Gynecology
May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Feb. 12, 2015—Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is experiencing a resurgence, and its tiniest victims are not armed to battle the contagious respiratory infection.
Oct. 30, 2014—Families seeking midwifery care outside of the traditional hospital setting will have a new option beginning next summer — an outpatient birth center.
Apr. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt University hopes to enroll about 400 women in a national study to evaluate the effectiveness of a new model of group prenatal care designed to improve the health and well-being of mothers and babies during pregnancy, birth and infancy. The program, called Expect With Me, offers prenatal care in the group setting based on...
Jan. 24, 2014—Understanding the relationship between the thinning and rupture of fetal membranes and the presence of bacteria could lead to treatment and prevention strategies for premature birth.
Nov. 7, 2013—The Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health began serving patients at its new outpatient clinic at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield this week.
Aug. 22, 2013—Robert and Michele McClellan expected the experience of their infant son’s birth via cesarean section to be like that of other women who had had the procedure — unable to witness their son’s exit from the womb and for him to be immediately whisked away.
Aug. 22, 2013—The nuclear receptor TR3 contributes to ovarian cancer cell death in response to platinum-based chemotherapy – and may be a good target for overcoming cell resistance to certain treatments.
Jul. 11, 2013—Kelly Bennett, M.D., associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Fetal Center, has been named director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Dec. 24, 2012—Combining another drug with platinum-based chemotherapies may be more effective against ovarian cancer.
Nov. 16, 2012—Cathy Ivory is conducting foundational research work in perinatal nursing informatics and introducing master’s students to the world of nursing informatics.
Nov. 2, 2012—Environmental toxins may contribute to endometriosis-related infertility by disrupting endometrial response to progesterone.