Preliminary Scientific Program

2019 American Gynecological Club Annual Meeting

Denver, Colorado
September 20-21, 2019

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Scientific Program

Thursday, September 19

Welcome reception (see social events)

Friday, September 20

7:40-8:00 am
Breakfast for members, spouses and guests

8:00 am

8:15-8:45 am
Science Talk 1: Ovarian cancer: Investigating clinical hurdles in the laboratory | Benjamin Bitler, PhD

8:50-9:20 am
Science Talk 2: Placental insufficiency and severe fetal growth restriction: An ongoing conundrum | Emily Su, MD

9:25-9:55 am
Science Talk 3: Be Fruitful and Multiply like Fish: Can Omega 3 Fatty Acids Enhance Fertility? | Alex Polotsky, MD

10:00-10:30 am
Science Talk 4: Group-based prenatal care: Improving disparities, efficiencies, and outcomes | Jeanelle Sheeder, PhD

10:30- 11:00 am

11:00-12:30 pm
For members, spouses and guests: TED Talks (max 12 minutes each)

Prenatal Choline, Even More Important than Folate | Camille Hoffman, MD

Cesarean in a Can | Margo Harrison, MD

Follicle Loss During the Reproductive Lifespan | Joshua Johnson, PhD

Sex & Drugs & Genetics | Aaron Lazorwitz, MD

Catholic Health Care and Women’s Health Care: Finding Middle Ground | Maryam Guiahi, MD

Mining evolution for improving fetal growth | Lorna Moore, PhD

Can maternal adipose regulate gestational length? | K Joseph Hurt, MD, PhD

12:30-1:15 pm
Keynote Lecture for members, spouses and guests
Disruptor or Disrupted? Charting a New Course for Academic Medical Centers in a Time of Change | Liz Concordia, MD, President and CEO, UC Health.

Lunch will be served

1:30 PM
Colorado Museum Outings (see social events)

Saturday, September 21

8:30-9:00 am

Business Meeting

10:00-10:30 am
Science Talk 5: Evolution of Gonadotropin Secretion Patterns | Raj Kumar, PhD

10:35-11.05 am
Science Talk 6: Breastfeeding in the 21st century: Modern Resources and Challenges | Jenifer Monks, PhD

11:05-11:15 am

11:15 -12:00 pm
Science Talk 7 for members, spouses and guests| Building Better Babies | Theresa Powell, PhD and Thomas Jansson MD, PhD

12:00-1:00 pm
Keynote Lecture for Members, spouses and guests:
The Enduring Effect of Early Life Stress: Observations Across the Female Life Span | C. Neill Epperson, MD, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry.

Lunch will be served.