The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Scholarly Activity

Published Books

Kendrick JM. Diabetes Care Before, During and After Pregnancy, 5th ed. New York, March of Dimes, 2015.

Current Publications

Kim HN, Wyatt TH, Li X, Gaylord M.
Use of social media by fathers of premature infants. Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing. 2016 Oct/Dec;30(4):359-366.

Wear CD, Towers CV, Brown MS, Weitz B, Porter S, Wolfe L.
Transplacental passage of clindamycin from mother to neonate. Journal of Perinatology. 2016 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Towers CV, Hennessy MD.
Reply. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Fernandez N, Towers CV, Wolfe L, Hennessy MD, Weitz B, Porter S.
Sharing of snorting straws and hepatitis C virus infection in pregnant women. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Lynema S, Fifer CG, Laventhal NT.
Perinatal decision making for preterm infants with congenital heart disease: Determinable risk factors for mortality. Pediatric Cardiology. 2016 Jun;37(5):938-45. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

White WM, Zite NB.
Editorial comment. Urology. 2016 Jun;92:4-5. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Jarlenski M, Borrero S, La Charite T, Zite NB.
Episode-based payment for perinatal care in medicaid: Implications for practice and policy. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Jun;127(6):1080-4. Epub 2016 May 4.

Towers CV, Hennessy MD.
Detoxification from opiates during pregnancy - reply. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Bell J, Towers CV, Hennessy MD, Heitzman C, Smith B, Chattin K.
Detoxification from opiate drugs during pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Lenger SM, White WM.
Conventional laparoscopic and robotic sacrocolpopexy: Tips and tricks. Minerva Ginecologica. 2016 Feb;68(1):67-77. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Lenger SM.
Observations: A reflection on international lessons in residency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2016 Feb;8(1):109.

White K, Potter JE, Zite N.
Geographic variation in characteristics of postpartum women using female sterilization. Women's Health Issues. 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):628-33. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Barlow PB, Skolits G, Heidel RE, Metheny W, Smith TL.
Development of the Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Skills (BACES) assessment for medical residents. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2015 Aug;91(1078):423-30. Epub 2015 Aug 7.

Gal N, Zite NB, Wallace LS.
Evaluation of smartphone oral contraceptive reminder applications. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy : RSAP. 2015 Jul-Aug;11(4):584-7. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

Towers CV, Terry PD, Lewis D, Howard B, Chambers W, Armistead C, Weitz B, Porter S, Borman CJ, Kennedy RC, Chen J.
Transplacental passage of antimicrobial paraben preservatives. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Briggs GG, Polifka JE, Wisner KL, Gervais E, Miller RK, Berard A, Koren G, Forinash A, Towers CV.
Should pregnant women be included in Phase IV clinical drug trials? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Visconti KC, Towers CV, Hennessy MD, Howard BC, Porter S, Weitz B.
Blood contaminated amniotic fluid and the lamellar body count fetal lung maturity test. Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2015 May-Jun;60(5-6):219-22.

Rooney Thompson M, Towers CV, Howard BC, Hennessy MD, Wolfe L, Heitzman C.
The use of Prostaglandin E1 in peripartum patients with asthma. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology . 2015 Mar;212(3):392.e1-3.

Cekanova M, Fernando RI, Siriwardhana N, Sukhthankar M, Parra CD, Woraratphoka J, Malone C, Strom A, Baek SJ, Wade PA, Saxton AM, Donnell RM, Pestell RG, Dharmawardhane S, Wimalasena J.
BCL-2 family protein, BAD is down-regulated in breast cancer and inhibits cancer cell invasion. Experimental Cell Research . 2015 Feb 1;331(1):1-10.

Visconti KC, Hennessy KC, Towers CV, Howard BC.
Chronic Opiate Use in Pregnancy and Newborn Head Circumference. American Journal of Perinatology. 2015 Jan;32(1):27-32.

White WM, Pickens RB, Elder RF, Firoozi F.
Robotic-assisted sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse. Urologic Clinics of North America. 2014 Nov;41(4):549-57.

Creinin MD, Zite N.
In reply. Obstetrics and Gynecology . 2014 Nov;124(5):1033-1034.

Connor RS, Zite N.
Unintended pregnancy worldwide: The case for LARC. Gynaecology Forum. 2014 19(3).

Creinin MD, Zite N.
Female tubal sterilization: The time has come to routinely consider removal. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014 Sep;124(3):596-599.

Meadows JT Jr, Hayes D Jr.
Rachischisis totalis without acrania in a newborn male. Pediatric Neurology . 2014 Jul;51(1):123-5.

Towers CV, Garite TJ, Freeman RK.
Amniocentesis for fetal lung maturity testing - response. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology . 2014 Jun;210(6):589-90.

Towers CV, Howard BC, Onwuchuruba CN.
Reply. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology . 2014 Nov;211(5):574.

Metheny WP.
Timely completion of paperwork: are some residents consistently late responders? Journal of Graduate Medical Education . 2014 Jun;6(2):307-9.

Fields M, Towers CV, Howard BC, Hennessy MD, Wolfe L, Weitz B, Porter S.
Accuracy of the lamellar body count in amniotic fluid contaminated by meconium. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2014 May 14:1-3.

Connor RS, Dizon AM, Kimball KJ.
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure: An effective, inexpensive, and durable teaching model. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology . 2014 Dec;211(6):706.e1-3.

Onwuchuruba CN, Towers CV, Howard BC, Hennessy MD, Wolfe L, Brown MS.
Transplacental passage of vancomycin from mother to neonate. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014 Apr;210(4):352.e1-4.

Buhling KJ, Zite NB, Lotke P, Black K.
Worldwide use of intrauterine contraception: a review. Contraception. 2014 Mar;89(3):162-173.

Bevis KS, Kilgore LC, Alvarez RD, Straughn Jr JM, Leath 3rd CA.
Combination therapy with paclitaxel, carboplatin and megestrol acetate for the management of advanced stage or recurrent carcinoma of the endometrium: a phase II study. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2014 Mar-Apr;59(3-4):113-20.

Towers CV, Freeman RK, Nageotte MP, Garite TJ, Lewis DF, Quilligan EJ.
The case for amniocentesis for fetal lung maturity in late-preterm and early-term gestations. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014 Feb;210(2):95-6.

Zite NB, Barry AD, Wallace LS.
Variation in prescription contraceptive pricing across Florida ZIP code income groups. Contraception. 2014 Jan;89(1):54-6.

Borrero S, Zite N, Potter JE, Trussell J.
Medicaid policy on sterilization-anachronistic or still relevant? The New England Journal of Medicine . 2014 Jan 9;370(2):102-4.

Borrero S, Smith K, Zite N, Potter JE, Trussell J.
Potential unintended pregnancies averted and cost savings associated with a revised Medicaid sterilization policy. Contraception. 2013 Dec;88(6):691-6.

Ellington D, Mann M, Bowling C, Drelichman E, Greer W, Szychowski J, Richter H.
Pelvic floor symptoms and quality of life analyses in women undergoing surgery for rectal prolapse. The World Journal of Colorectal Surgery. 2013 Dec;3(3).

Current Presentations

van Nes J, Moore LD, Bell J, Zite N. A novel method for simulating third degree perineal lacerations. Presented at 9th Annual Tennessee Simulation Alliance Conference; 2016 Nov 18-19; Nashville, TN.

van Nes J, Perry J, Fortner K. A multidisciplinary approach to operative vaginal delivery simulation. Presented at 9th Annual Tennessee Simulation Alliance Conference; 2016 Nov 18-19; Nashville, TN.

Deisher H, Onwuchuruba C, van Nes J. An interdisciplinary approach to shoulder dystocia education. Presented at 9th Annual Tennessee Simulation Alliance Conference; 2016 Nov 18-19; Nashville, TN.

Lenger SM, Towers CV, Spires B, Chattin K, Smith C, Wolfe L, Howard BC. Accuracy of the lamellar body count fetal lung maturity test. Presented at Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 26-29; Las Vegas, NV.

Perry J, Towers CV, Weitz B, Wolfe L. Patient reaction to Tdap vaccination in pregnancy. Presented at Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 26-29; Las Vegas, NV.

Kilgore LC. HPV cancer prevention. Presented at Annual Charles E. Flowers Society Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Aug 24-28; Sausalito, CA.

Kilgore LC. Ovary cancer reduction including opportunistic salpingectomy. Presented at 30th Annual Contemporary Issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 26-30; Sandestin, FL.

Kilgore LC. HPV cancer prevention. Presented at 30th Annual Contemporary Issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 26-30; Sandestin, FL.

Kilgore LC. Hereditary cancers in women. Presented at 30th Annual Contemporary Issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 26-30; Sandestin, FL.

Snyder D, Kimball K, Kilgore L, Orucevic A. Microsatellite instability in endometrial cancer. Presented at Pioneer Century Science 2nd Annual World Pathology Conference; 2016 Jun 18-19; Prague, Czech Republic.

Zite NB. Preparing your CV and personal statement: A primer for applying to OB-GYN residency. Presented at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 May 14-17; Washington, DC.

Zite NB. SFP subspecialty society seminar. Presented at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 May 14-17; Washington, DC.

Zite NB. How I practice video series. Presented at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 May 14-17; Washington, DC.

Zite NB. Contraceptive roundtable for Ob/Gyn news. Presented at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 May 14-17; Washington, DC.

Metheny WP. The complete recipe for the annual institutional review: Essentials and enhancements. Presented at Accreditation of American Medical Colleges, Group on Resident Affairs Meeting; 2016 May 1-4; New Orleans, LA.

Schwirian K, Bowling C. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic removal of eroded transobturator midurethral sling after failed cystoscopic excision. Presented at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Apr 10-13; Palm Springs, CA.

Towers CV. Group B streptococcus in pregnancy: Where are we now? Presented at University of Cincinnati Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds (Invited Lecture); 2016 Apr 6; Cincinnati, OH.

Zite NB, Mendola AM. A contractual contraception program for women who use narcotics: Empowerment, not punishment. Presented at The Reproductive Ethics: New Challenges and Conversations Conference Committee (Invited Lecture); 2016 Apr 8-9; Albany, NY.

Towers CV. Opiates in pregnancy. Presented at Opioid Use in Pregnancy, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and Childhood Outcomes Workshop (Invited Lecture); 2016 Apr 4-5; Washington, DC.

Trussell JK, Bell JL, Zite NB. Perineal laceration repair simulation. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 3-5; New Orleans, LA.

Zite NB, Chuang AW, Patel P. You might not have money, but you have influence: Jedi mind tricks to engage your faculty. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Towers CV. Opiate detoxification in pregnancy. Presented at Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 6-8; Nashville, TN.

Towers CV. Pregnancy and the new substance addiction crisis. Presented at Memphis Shelby County Ob/Gyn Society Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 28; Memphis, TN.

Towers CV. Opiate detoxification in pregnancy. Presented at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 29; Memphis, TN.

Zite NB, MacIsaac L, Prager S. Master the family planning milestones in challenging environments: Turn adversity into opportunity! Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting (Invited Lecture); 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Zite NB, Trimble HD, van Nes JB, Roake J, Heidel E. A novel cervical model to teach cervical dilation and effacement. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Bell JL, Towers CV, Heitzman C, Smith B, Chattin K, Hennessy MD. Detoxification from opiate drugs during pregnancy. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Wear C, Towers C, Brown M, Weitz B, Porter S, Wolfe L. Transplacental passage of clindamycin from mother to neonate. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Shumard KM. Hands on simulation workshop for ultrasound guided invasive procedures. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Fortner KB. Cytomegalovirus in pregnancy. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Shumard KM. Cervical length measurement after ultrasound indicated cerclage associated with time to delivery. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Fortner KB, Edwards KM, Broder KR, Jimenez N, Yuwei Z, Walter EB, Heine RP, Moro P, Liang JL, Swamy GK. Reactogenicity of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in pregnant women. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-6; Atlanta, GA.

Towers CV. Opiates in pregnancy. Presented at Erlanger Health Systems 3rd Annual OB Conference for Nurses and Physicians (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 19; Chattanooga, TN.

Shumard KM. Peripartum anti-hypertensive choice affects time to blood pressure control in treating hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Presented at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 36th Annual Meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting; 2016 Feb 1-5; Atlanta, GA.

Towers CV. Issues of HCV infection and drug abuse in young pregnant women in East Tennessee. Presented at Center for Disease Control Grand Rounds (Invited Lecture); 2016 Feb 5; Atlanta, GA.

Atkins DN, Barroso CS, Anderson AJ, Meadows JT, Lindley LC. Comparing maternal health of undocumented women with and without access to Medicaid in Nebraska, 2007-2011. Presented at 37th Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management; 2015 Nov 12-14; Miami, FL.

Zite NB. Contraception in postpartum period and lactation. Presented at Contraceptive Technology Forum (Invited Lecture); 2015 Nov 4-6; Atlanta, GA.

Fortner KB. Intrapartum group B streptococcus prophylaxis and future strategies. Presented at St. Thomas Annual High Risk OB Conference (Invited Lecture); 2015 Nov 13; Nashville, TN.

Fortner KB. Pertussis: Resurgence, treatment and prevention. Presented at St. Thomas Annual High Risk OB Conference (Invited Lecture); 2015 Nov 13; Nashville, TN.

Lenger SM, Yates AD, Bowling CB. A novel approach to cystoscopic mesh excision. Presented at American Urogynecologic Society PFD Week 2015; 2015 Oct 13-17; Seattle, WA.

Lenger SM, White WM. Robotic partial cystectomy for mesh excision. Presented at American Urogynecologic Society PFD Week 2015; 2015 Oct 13-17; Seattle, WA.

Yates A, Towers CV, Zite N, Smith C, Chernicky L, Howard BC. Incidence of chorioamnionitis and risk of neonatal infection. Presented at The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologist 82nd Annual Meeting; 2015 Oct 21-24; Charleston, SC.

Fernandez NA, Towers CV, Wolfe L. Sharing of snorting straws and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection in pregnant women. Presented at The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologist 82nd Annual Meeting; 2015 Oct 21-24; Charleston, SC.

Fortner KB. Hepatitis C: Concepts and updates. Presented at Symposia Medicus 33rd Annual Fall Conference on Obstetrics; 2015 Oct 21-24; Maui, HI.

Fortner KB. Maternal immunization recommendations for women's health providers. Presented at Symposia Medicus 33rd Annual Fall Conference on Obstetrics; 2015 Oct 21-24; Maui, HI.

Fortner KB. Women's health practices: How to influence influenza prevention! Presented at Symposia Medicus 33rd Annual Fall Conference on Obstetrics; 2015 Oct 21-24; Maui, HI.

Metheny WP. DIO approaches to using NRMP match results for institutional evaluation. Presented at National Resident Matching Program Conference - Transition to Residency; 2015 Oct 1-3; New Orleans, LA.

Zite NB, Tyson, N. Live national ACOG webinar: LARC challenges. Presented at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists LARC Webinar (Invited Lecture); 2015 Oct 22; Live Webinar.

Fortner KB. Perinatal GBS vaccines: How close are we? Presented at American Society of Microbiology and the International Society of Chemotherapy - Joint ICAAC/ICC Meeting; 2015 Sep 17-21; San Diego, CA.

Towers CV. Hepatitis C in pregnancy. Presented at 44th Annual Current Issues in Perinatal Medicine (Invited Lecture); 2015 Sep 25-27; Rancho Mirage, CA.

Towers CV. Influenza in pregnancy. Presented at 44th Annual Current Issues in Perinatal Medicine (Invited Lecture); 2015 Sep 25-27; Rancho Mirage, CA.

Towers CV. Thrombophilias in pregnancy. Presented at 44th Annual Current Issues in Perinatal Medicine (Invited Lecture); 2015 Sep 25-27; Rancho Mirage, CA.

Kim HN, Wyatt T, Li X, Gaylord M. Fathers of premature infants in online communities. Presented at 4th International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare; 2015 Jul 26-30; Las Vegas, NV.

Towers C. Opiate addiction in pregnancy. Presented at Annual OB/GYN Update 2015 (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Jun 12; Wichita, KS.

Towers C. Hepatitis C in pregnancy. Presented at Annual OB/GYN Update 2015 (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Jun 12; Wichita, KS.

Bryant SB, Upadhyaya NB, Heidel RE, Hennessy M, Howard B Rodriguez H. Early diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in patients with elevated body mass index. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Finding the right shoes that fit: Asking the right questions to find the residency program that's right for you. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Family planning fellowship representative for the junior fellow specialties roundtable sessions. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Session coordinator for sub-specialty society organizations: Introducing the Society of Family Planning to the ACOG ACM. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Zite NB. Risky behaviors. Presented at Webb School of Knoxville - Annual presentation to eight grade class (Invited Lectureship); 2015 May 11; Knoxville, TN.

Bienvenu JM, Elder R, White W. Robotic-assisted mesh explantation and bladder reconstruction. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2015 May 15-19; New Orleans, LA.

Kilgore LC. Keynote speaker - HPV initiative. Presented at Knox County Health Department (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Apr 23; Knoxville, TN.

Towers CV. Detox of opiate addicted pregnant women. Presented at Knox County Health Department State of Women's Health Conference (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Apr 24; Knoxville, TN.

Towers CV. Obstetrical management of opiate addicted pregnant women. Presented at National Prescription Drug Abuse Summit; 2015 Apr 6-9; Atlanta, GA.

Towers CV. State of women's health. Presented at Knox County Health Department (Invited Lectureship); 2015 Apr 24; Knoxville, TN.

Zite NB, Kilgore L, Metheny WP. Creating an academy of scholars in your institution: What are the benefits and what would it take? Presented at Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology & Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting; 2015 Mar 4-7; San Antonio, TX.

Zite NB, van Nes JB, Kimball KJ. Speak up for patient safety: Team training to improve quality and safety. Presented at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Martin L. Stone MD, Faculty Development Seminar; 2015 Jan 10-13; Palm Springs, CA.

Chuang A, Zite NB, Howell J. Burnout: Forget the evidence, what does Dr. Google say? Presented at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Martin L. Stone MD, Faculty Development Seminar; 2015 Jan 10-13; Palm Springs, CA.

Zite NB. The 80-hour workweek and its impact on the educational team: The good, the bad and the ugly. Presented at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Martin L. Stone MD, Faculty Development Seminar; 2015 Jan 10-13; Palm Springs, CA.

Mahbub I, Hasan MS, Pullano SA, Quaiyum F, Stephens CP, To G, Fiorillo AS, Gaylord MS, Lorch V. A low power wireless sleep apnea detection system based on pyroelectric sensor. Presented at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Radio and Wireless Week; 2015 Jan 25-28; San Diego, CA.

Mahbub I, Hasan S, Pullano SA, Quaiyum F, Stephens CP, To G, Islam SK, Fiorillo AS, Gaylord MS, Lorch V. A low power wireless apnea detection system based on pyroelectric sensor. Presented at Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference; 2014 Dec 8-12; Oahu, HI.

Rooney Thompson M, Towers C, Howard B, Hennessy M, Wolfe L, Heitzman C. The use of prostaglandin E1 in peripartum patients with asthma. Presented at Central Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical Meeting; 2014 Oct 8-11; Albuquerque, NM.

Lotke P, Black K, Lira J, Zite N. Contraception use and pregnancy intention: A survey of young women. Presented at Society of Family Plannning Forum; 2014 Oct 12-13; Miami, FL.

White K, Potter J, Zite N. Geographic variation in characteristics of postpartum women using female sterilization. Presented at Society of Family Planning; 2014 Oct 12-13; Miami, FL.

Zite N, Lotke P. A survey of healthcare providers attitudes towards IUC provision and counseling in parous and nulliparous women. Presented at Society of Family Planning; 2014 Oct 12-13; Miami, FL.

Kilgore L. Ovarian cancer awareness. Presented at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Invited Lectureship); 2014 Sep 30; Oak Ridge, TN.

Kimball K. HPV and cervical cancer prevention update. Presented at Knox Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative's Care Providers (Invited Lectureship); 2014 Jul 1; Knoxville, TN.

White W, Pickens R, Elder R, Firoozi F. Robotic sacrocolpopexy - live surgery. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2014 May 16-21; Orlando, FL.

Towers CV, Chambers W, Lewis D, Howard B, Chen J, Terry P. Transplacental passage of antimicrobial paraben preservatives. Presented at 62nd Annual Clinical Meeting for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2014 Apr 26-30; Chicago, IL.

Gal N, Zite N, Wallace L. A systematic review of smartphone oral contraceptive reminder applications. Presented at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting; 2014 Apr 26-30; Chicago, IL.

Zite N. Step up to residency. Presented at American College of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Clinical Meeting; 2014 Apr 26-30; Chicago, IL.

Brock TC, White WM, Elder RF, Klein FA, Dizon AM. Age is not a contraindication to robotic sacral colpopexy: A longitudinal comparison of perioperative outcomes in elderly and middle-age populations. Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2014 Mar 20-23; Hollywood, FL.

Onwuchuruba C, Towers C, Howard B, Hennessey M, Wolfe L, Brown S. Transplacental passage of Vancomycin from mother to neonate. Presented at Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting; 2014 Feb 3-8; New Orleans, LA.

Zite NB, Espey E. Thriving vs. surviving: Mentoring women throughout a career in Ob-Gyn. Presented at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar; 2014 Jan 11-14; Manalapan, FL.

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