Resident Projects

All residents will complete a longitudinal research project during their four years of residency training. Residents are expected to actively engage in department and program activities associated with scholarly activity and continued education journal club and Life Long Learning Modules. Faculty advisors are utilized to assist residents in their research endeavors.

UNMC OB/GYN Resident Research Projects

Alissa Burchell, MD, HOI - “Evaluation of the Clinical Use of Antenatal Corticosteroids in Late Preterm Women at Risk for Preterm Delivery“ Advisor: Joshua Dahlke, MD      
Melissa Mathes, MD, HOI - “Influence of Suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Artificial Reproductive Technology Outcomes“ Advisor: Stephanie Gustin, MD
Garth K Summers, DO, HOI - “Human Papilloma Virus Immunization Administration“  Advisor: Brent Tierney, MD & David Crotzer, MD
Kelsie Cabrera, DO, MS, HOII and Anna Gorman, DO, HOI - “Postpartum Opioid Use and the Effect of Meds to Beds” Advisor: Josh Dahlke, MD and Sonja Kinney, MD
Elizabeth Hultgren, MD, PhD, HOII - “Trainee Participation and Pathological Outcomes in LEEP Procedures” Advisor: Sonja Kinney, MD
Casey Sautter, MD, MSc, HOII - “The Impact of Opening an Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic at UNMC” Advisor: N. Jean Amoura, MD, MSc
Luke Wenzel, DO, HOII - “Accessibility and Usage of Ulipristal Acetate in Nebraska” Advisor: Laura Cudzilo-Kelsey, MD
Emily Abele, MD, HOIII - “OB/GYN Medical Student Learning Styles and the Teaching Styles of Their Preceptors” Advisor: Karen Carlson, MD
Marissa Decker, MD, HOIII - “Assessing Barriers to Breastfeeding at Medical Institutions” Advisor: Katherine Finney, MD
Pam Jordi, MD, HOIII - “Patient Satisfaction in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident’s Clinic” Advisor: Karen Carlson, MD
Marisa Fumiye Shiode, MD, HOIII - “Breast Cancer Risk Assessment” Advisor: Jennifer Griffin-Miller, MD