Research & Scholarly Activity

Osteopathic OB/GYN

 

PRESENTATIONS   2014-2015

Cook C. Evaluating pertussis immunization knowledge and documentation practices among healthcare providers in an attempt to improve pertussis immunization rates in an urban clinical setting.  (Dual IRB-approved research and Quality Improvement Project) 5th Annual Ohio Osteopathic Association Poster Competition and Exhibition, Columbus OH. April 25, 2015 and 15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo, OH. May 12, 2015.

  • 1st place award for Quality Improvement – Mercy Research Symposium

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Hallam J. Effects on implantation and pregnancy rates utilizing different pre-procedure protocols prior to donor oocyte in-vitro fertilization transfers. Northwest Ohio Osteopathic Academy Poster Competition and Exhibition Sandusky, OH November 15, 2014, 5th Annual Ohio Osteopathic Association Poster Competition and Exhibition, Columbus OH. April 25, 2015 and 15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo, OH. May 12, 2015.

  • 3rd place award – NW Ohio Osteopathic Academy Poster Competition

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Britt L. Defining and measuring continuity of care in an osteopathic OBGYN residency program. (Dual Research and Quality Improvement project) 4th Annual Ohio Osteopathic Association Poster Competition and Exhibition, Columbus OH. April 26, 2014 and 14th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo, OH. May 14, 2014

  • 1st place award for Quality Improvement – Mercy britt researchResearch Symposium

 

 

DiSalvo H. Evaluating the relationship between fetal movements in pregnancy and subsequent diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy. Northwest Ohio Osteopathic Academy Poster Competition and Exhibition Sandusky, OH November 2013, 4th Annual Ohio Osteopathic Association Poster Competition and Exhibition, Columbus OH. April 26, 2014 and 14th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo, OH. May 14, 2014.

  • 3rd place award NW Ohio Osteopathic Academy Poster Competition

Lemley K. Screening for intimate partner violence in an urban OBGYN residency program clinic. 4th Annual Ohio Osteopathic Association Poster Competition and Exhibition, Columbus OH. April 26, 2014 and 14th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo, OH. May 14, 2014.

  • 1st place award biomedical research – Ohio Osteopathic Association Competition

Plevelich N. Active management of the third stage of labor: a comparison of the 2012 WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage and clinical practice in a Mid-west residency program. 14th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo, OH. May 14, 2014.

RESEARCH  2013-2015

Postpartum use of pain medications. Ross H, Brittany D, Bellamy M, Overmire N, Stausmire J.

  • Awarded $1000 grant from the Frederick Douglass Foundation

Modification of the Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning for Mothers of Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Huckaby A, Stausmire JM, Te M, Brar G, Stausmire K, Harding R, Justus K, Smith B, Buderer N.

Evaluating pertussis immunization knowledge and documentation practices among healthcare providers in an attempt to improve pertussis immunization rates in an urban clinical setting. (Dual IRB-approved research and Quality Improvement Project) Cook C, Stausmire JM.

Effects on implantation and pregnancy rates utilizing different pre-procedure protocols prior to donor oocyte in-vitro fertilization transfers. Hallam J, Stausmire JM.

The Use of Pelvic Floor Manipulation for the Relief of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Females. Rojas C, Liberi K, Stausmire JM

Evaluating the relationship between fetal movements in pregnancy and subsequent diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy. DiSalvo H, Stausmire JM.

Defining and measuring continuity of care in an osteopathic OBGYN residency program. Britt L, Stausmire JM.

Screening for intimate partner violence in an urban OBGYN residency program clinic. Lemley K, Stausmire JM.

Active management of the third stage of labor: a comparison of the 2012 WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage and clinical practice in a Mid-west residency program. Plevelich N, Lu Y, Stausmire JM.

Projects Pending IRB Approval

Roost J, Frahn A. Exploration of institutional practices that influence caesarean section rates at a Midwest community Level 1 perinatal center.

Ruszak E. Comparative Study of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gynecologic Procedures at Mercy St. Vincent to ACOG Practice Guidelines

Thompson T. Relationship of Methadone Use in Pregnancy and Glucose Tolerance Testing

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