Publications

  • Pallavi Dubey, Sireesha Reddy, Sharron Manuel, Alok K. Dwivedi. Maternal and neonatal characteristics and outcomes among COVID-19 infected women: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2020 July. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2020.07.034 Munmun Chattopadhyay, Vikram Thakur, Pallavi Dubey. Role of Minerals and Trace Elements in Diabetes and Insulin Resistance. Nutrients 2020, 12, 1864; DOI:10.3390/nu12061864 (available online)
  • Bracamontes CG, Carrillo T, Montealegre JR, Fradkin L, Follen M, Mulla ZD. Analysis of Count Data in the Setting of Cervical Cancer Detection. Journal of Investigative Medicine (in press).
  • Mulla ZD, Osland-Paton V, Rodriguez MA, Vazquez E, Kupesic-Plavsic S. Novel Coronavirus, Novel Faculty Development Programs: Rapid Transition to eLearning during the Pandemic (Invited paper). Journal of Perinatal Medicine 2020; 48(5): 446–449.
  • Kupesic Plavsic S, Mulla ZD. The Essentials of a Faculty Development Program in the Setting of a New Medical School (Invited paper). Journal of Investigative Medicine 2020; 68: 952-955.
  • Manuel, S.L., Moravek, M.B., Confino, R., Smith, K.N., Lawson, A.K., Klock, S.C., and Pavone, M.E. “Ovarian stimulation is a safe and effective fertility preservation (FP) option in the adolescent population.” J Assist Reprod Genet. 2020 March;37(3):699 - 708 (Epub Dec 11 2019). PMID 31828481 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10815-019-01639-y
  • Rowley, J. E., Rubenstein, G. E., Manuel, S. L., Johnson, N. L., Surgnier, J., Kapitsinou, P. P., Duncan, F. E., and Pritchard, M. T. Tissue-specific Fixation Methods Are Required for Optimal In Situ Visualization of Hyaluronan in the Ovary, Kidney, and Liver. Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry, Jan 2020, 68(1), 75–91. https://doi.org/10.1369/0022155419884879.
  • Dwivedi A., Dubey P., Cistola D., Reddy S. Association between Obesity and Cardiovascular Outcomes: Updated Evidence from Meta-analysis Studies. Springer Nature. (Published online).
  • Nelson PC, Mulla ZD. The Cost of Hospitalized Ocular Injuries in Texas, 2013-2014.  Ophthalmic Epidemiology (in press).
  • Mulla ZD, Osland-Paton V, Rodriguez MA, Vazquez E, Kupesic-Plavsic S. Novel  Coronavirus, Novel Faculty Development Programs: Rapid Transition to eLearning during the Pandemic (Invited paper). Journal of Perinatal Medicine (in press).
  • Naqvi A, Manglik N, Dudrey E, Perry C, Mulla ZD, Cervantes J. Evaluating the Performance of a Low-Cost Mobile Phone Attachable Microscope in Cervical Cytology. BMC Women’s Health 2020; 20(1):60 (6 pages).
  • Alok Kumar Dwivedi, Pallavi Dubey, David P. Cistola, Sireesha Y. Reddy (2020) Association between Obesity and Cardiovascular Outcomes: Updated Evidence from Meta-Analysis Studies. Accepted for publication in Current Cardiology Reports (In press).
  • Mulla ZD, Aranda JH, Rojas D, Kupesic Plavsic S. Statistical Methods Useful in Clinical Simulation and Medical Education Scholarship.  Marshall Journal of Medicine 2019; 5(4). Available at https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol5/iss4/8/.
  • Farnam RW, Arms RG, Klaassen AH, Sorger JM. Intraoperative Ureter Visualization Using a Near-Infrared Imaging Agent. J Biomed Opt. 2019 Jun;24(6):1-8. DOI: 10.1117/1.JBO.24.6.066004.
  • Montoya TI, Rondeau U., Maldonado PA, Mallet VT. Decision Aid Video for Treatment Selection in Latinas with Symptomatic Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Randomized Pilot Study. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 1097/SPV.0000000000000727. PMID: 31008776
  • Maldonado PA, Carrick KS, Montoya TI, Corton MM. Posterior Vaginal Compartment Anatomy: Implications for Surgical Repair. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000707. PMID: 30865031
  • Crawford SB, Monks SM, Mendez M, Quest D, Mulla ZD, Plavsick SK. A Simulation-Based Workshop to Improve Residents’ Collaborative Clinical Practice. J Grad Med Educ. 2019 Feb;11(1):66-71. DOI: 10.4300/JGME-D-18-00209.1. PMID: 30805100
  • Maldonado PA, Jackson LA, Florian-Rodriguez ME, Wai CY. Comparison of Functional Apical Support After Sacral Hysteropexy Versus Sacral Colpopexy: A Cadaveric Study. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]  DOI: 1097/SPV.0000000000000682 PMID: 30614833
  • Reddy S, Mendez M, Kupesic Plavsic S (Eds.), Illustrated OB GYN Problems. New Delhi, London, Philadelphia, Panama: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers LTD; 2018.
  • Loza O, Hernandez P, Calderon-Mora J, Laks S, Leiner M, Reddy S, Lara P, Granados H (2018) Developing transaffirming health services in an underserved area: an intersectional approach, Transgender Health 3:1, 127–135, DOI: 10.1089/ trgh.2018.0011.
  • Arya S, Mulla ZD, Kupesic Plavsic, S. Outcomes of Women Delivering at Very Advanced Maternal Age: A Statewide Analysis. Journal of Women’s Health 2018 DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2018.7027 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Pathak IS, Jurak J, Mulla ZD, Kupesic Plavsic S. Predictors of Oophorectomy in Girls Hospitalized in Texas with Ovarian Torsion. Hospital Pediatrics (in press). Accepted: January 2, 2018
  • Arya, S, Mulla Z, Kupesic Plavsic S. Interprofessional Education with Ultrasound Simulation: Diabetes and Pregnancy. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice 2017 Dec; 9:61-65. DOI 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Good MM, Montoya TI, Shi H, Zhou J, Huang Y, Tang L, Acevedo JF, Word RA. Thermosensitive hydrogels deliver bioactive protein to the vaginal wall. PLoS One. 2017 Oct 26;12(10):e0186268. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186268. eCollection 2017. PMID: 29073153
  • Arya S, Kupesic-Plavsic S, Mulla ZD, Dwivedi AK, Crisp Z, Jisha J, Noble LS. Ovulation Induction and Controlled Ovarian Stimulation Using Letrozole Gonadotropin Combination: A Single Center Retrospective Cohort Study. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.09.0232017, 23 Sept 2017. PMID: 28985546
  • Arya S, Mulla ZD, Kupesic Plavsic S. Role of pelvic ultrasound simulation. Clin Teach. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1111/tct.12714. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28994515
  • Arya, S, Kupesic Plavsic S. Sonographic features of adenomyosis. Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017; 11(1):76-81.
  • Arya, S, Mulla Z, Kupesic Plavsic S. Effectiveness of Ultrasound Simulation in OB GYN Education: A State-of-the-Art Review. Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017; 11(2):115-125.
  • Maldonado PA, Montoya TI, Acevedo JF, Keller P, Word RA. (2017) Effects of vaginal conjugated equine estrogens and ospemifene on the rat vaginal wall and lower urinary tract. Biol Reprod, 96(1): 81-92 doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.116.144428
  • Balgobin S, Hamid CA, Carrick KS, Montoya TI, Schaffer JI, Corton MM. (2016) Distance From Cervicovaginal Junction to Anterior Peritoneal Reflection Measured During Vaginal Hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol. 128(4):863-7 doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001653.
  • Chin K, Wieslander C, Shi H, Balgobin S, Montoya TI, Yanagisawa H, et al. (2016)
    Pelvic Organ Support in Animals with Partial Loss of Fibulin-5 in the Vaginal Wall.
    PLoS One. 11(4): doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152793.
  • Baatar D, Lacy NL, Mulla, ZD, Piskurich, JF. The Impact of Integration of Self-Tests into a Pre-Clerkship Medical Curriculum. Med Sci Ed 2016
  • Bracamontes CG, Lopez-Valdez R, Subramani R, Arumugam A, Nandy S, Rajamanickam V, Ravichandran V, Lakshmanaswamy R. The serum protein profile of early parity which induces protection against breast cancer. Oncotarget 2016 Oct. (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 27769065
  • Pathak IS, Sayed IA, Wise L, Sippel M, Hernandez LL, Mulla ZD. Predictors of a Prolonged Length of Stay in Children with Perforated Appendicitis. South Med J (in press).
  • Kupesic S. (Ed) Step by Step: OB GYN Case Studies. Jaypee, London, New Delhi, Panama City, Philadelphia, in press.
  • Kupesic Plavsic S. Doppler assessment in pregnancy. Textbook of Obstetrics (2nd edition).
  • Kuvacic I, Kurjak A, Djelmis J. (Eds). Medicinska Naklada; Zagreb 2013 (In press).
  • Hejazi RA, Bashashati M, Saadi M, Mulla ZD, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Zuckerman MJ. Video Capsule Endoscopy: A Tool for the Assessment of Small Bowel Transit Time. Frontiers in Medicine 2016; 3(article 6): five pages.
  • Tolouian R, Mulla ZD, Diaz J, Aguila J, Ramos-Duran L. Liver and Cardiac Iron Deposition in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis by Magnetic Resonance Imaging T2*. Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases 2016; 10(2): 68-74.
  • Joshi A, Sedano M, Beauchamp B, Punke EB, Mulla ZD, Meza A, Alozie OK, Mukherjee D, Mullins JI, Garg H. HIV-1 env glycoprotein phenotype along with immune activation determines CD4 T cell loss in HIV patients. The Journal of Immunology 2016; 196(4): 1768-1779.
  • Nghiem VT, Davies KR, Chan W, Mulla ZD, Cantor SB. Disparities in Cervical Cancer Survival among Asian American Women. Annals of Epidemiology 2016; 26(1): 28-35.
  • Garcia CJ, Lopez OA, Islam S, Othman M, Jia Y, Mulla ZD, Zuckerman MJ. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in the Elderly. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 2016; 351(1): 84-90.
  • Lopez S, Mulla ZD, Hernandez L, Garza DM, Payne TN, Farnam RW. A Comparison of Outcomes between Robotic-Assisted, Single Site Laparoscopy versus Laparoendoscopic Single Site for Benign Hysterectomy. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2016; 23(1): 84-88.
  • Moore LE. Possible Fetal Cardiac Anomaly. In: Sanders RC, Hall-Terracciano B, eds. Clinical Sonography A Practical Guide, 5th Edition. Wolters Kluwer; 2016, Chapter 29; pp 358-380.
  • Moore LE. Thyroid disease in pregnancy: A review of dia­gnosis, complications and management. World J Obstet Gynecol 2016; 5(1): 66-72 URL: http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6220/full/v5/i1/66.htm DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.66
  • Gutierrez CM, Lopez-Valdez R, Subramani R, Arumugam A, Nandy S, Rajamanickam V, Ravichandran V, Lakshmanaswamy R. A Breast Tissue Protein Expression Profile Contributing to Early Parity Induced Protection Against Breast Cancer. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2015; 37(5): 1671-85. Doi: 10.1159/000438533 PMID: 26536102
  • O'Malley PW, Mulla ZD, Nesic O. Multiple sclerosis and breast cancer. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 2015; 356(1-2): 137-141.
  • Montoya TI, Maldonado PA, Acevedo JF, Word RA. Effect of vaginal or systemic estrogen on dynamics of collagen assembly in the vaginal wall. Biol Reprod, 2015 Feb;92 (2):43. DOI:10.1095/biolreprod.114.118638. PMID: 25537371.
  • Montoya TI, Acevedo JF, Smith B, Keller PW, Sailors JL, Tang L, Word RA, Wai CY. Myogenic stem cell-laden hydrogel scaffold in wound healing of the disrupted external anal sphincter. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jun; 26(6) 893-904. doi: 10.1007/s00192-014-2620-6. Epub 2015 Feb 3. PMID: 25644049.
  • Ramanathan A, Bryant S, Montoya TI, Wai CY. Obturator neuropathy after retropubic tension-free vaginal tape placement. Obstet Gynecol, 2015; 125: 64-4. PMID: 25560105.
  • Mulla ZD, Carrillo T, Kalamegham R, Hernandez LL, Portugal E, Nuwayhid BS.Is maternal colonization with group B streptococci a risk factor for preeclampsia?J Reprod Med 2015; 60(3-4): 117-26. PMID: 25898474
  • Mulla ZD, Wilson B, Abedin Z, Hernandez LL, Plavsic SK. Acute Myocardial Infarction in Pregnancy: A Statewide Analysis. J Registry Manag 2015; 42(1):12-17. PMID: 25961787.
  • Lopez S, Mulla ZD, Hernandez LL, Garza DM, Payne TN, Farnam RW. A Comparison of Outcomes between Robotic-Assisted Single Site Laparoscopy versus Laparoendoscopic Single Site for Benign Hysterectomy. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. August 27, 2015 PMID 26321172
  • Nahleh, Z., Otoukesh, S., Dwivedi, A. K., Mallawaarachchi, I., Sanchez, L., Saldivar, J. S., … Heydarian, R. (2015). Clinical and pathological characteristics of Hispanic BRCA-associated breast cancers in the American-Mexican border city of El Paso, TX. American Journal of Cancer Research, 5(1), 466–471.PMID: 25628955
  • Subak LL1, Goode PS2, Brubaker L3, Kusek JW4, Schembri M5, Lukacz ES6, Kraus SR7, Chai TC8, Norton P9, Tennstedt SL10; Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Urinary incontinence management costs are reduced following Burch or sling surgery for stress incontinence. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Volume 211, Issue 2, August 2014, Pages 171.e1–171.e7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.04.010
  • Montoya TI, LeClaire EL, Oakley S, Crane AK, McPencow AM, Cichowski S, Rahn DD. Venous thromboembolism in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery using mechanical prophylaxis alone. Int Urogynecol J, 2014 July 25(7):921-6. PMID: 24504068
  • Scheurer ME, Danysh HE, Follen M, Lupo PJ. Traffic-related hazardous air pollutants and cervical dysplasia in an urban multiethnic population: a cross-sectional study. Environ Health 2014 Jun 13;13(1):52. PMID 24924773
  • Li G, van Niekerk D, Miller D, Ehlen T, Garnis C, Follen M, Guillaud M, Macaulay C. Molecular fixative enables expression microarray analysis of micro dissected clinical cervical specimens. Exp Mol Pathol. 2014 Apr;96(2):168-77. PMID:24412268
  • Arifler D, Macaulay C, Follen M, Guillaud M. Numerical investigation of two-dimensional light scattering patterns of cervical cell nuclei to map dysplastic changes at different epithelial depths. Biomed Opt Express. 2014 Jan 15;5(2):485-98. PMID:24575343
  • Wang L, Lee JS, Lane P, Atkinson EN, Zuluaga A, Follen M, MacAulay C, Cox DD. A statistical model for removing inter-device differences in spectroscopy. Opt Express. 2014 Apr7;22(7)7617-24. PMID:24718136
  • Whitehouse KC, Montealegre JR, Follen M, Scheurer ME, Aagaard K. Sociodemographic factors associated with pap test adherence and cervical dysplasia in surgically sterilized women. J Reprod Infertil. 2014 Apr;15(2):94-104. PMID:24918082
  • Moore L., Biaggi A: Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Treatment & Management. MedScape. April 2020. https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/271752-treatment
  • Maldonado P, Jackson E, Petty K, Montoya I, & Mallett V.  Qualitative analysis of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about pessary use among Spanish-speaking women on the U.S.-Mexico border. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 2019 (in press)
  • Arya S, Mulla ZD, Nguyen TN, Kupesic Plavsic S.  Role of Three-dimensional Pelvic Ultrasound in the Assessment of Risk Factors for Intrauterine Device Misplacement and Dislocation. Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019; 13(3): 103-109.
  • Khamsi N, Rojas-Mendez CP, Reddy S, Sanchez S, Mendez M.D.. Rhabdomyolysis presenting as unilateral labial swelling in an adolescent girl. Journal: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2018 July 3. Accepted.
  • Apodaca SN, Mendez M.D., Sanchez S, Mulla ZD. Factors Associated with Choosing Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives versus Tubal Sterilization in Women Aged 35 to 44 years. Journal: Annals of Epidemiology (in press). Accepted March 13, 2018
  • Ortiz C, Rondeau NU, Moore LE, Mulla ZD. Parental Age and the Risk of Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia. Journal of the Southern Medical Association (in press). Accepted: March 1, 2018
  • Robb J, Mackay A, Rondeau N, Palomino J, Mulla ZD, Montoya TI, Mallett VT. Spanish language pelvic floor disorders patient information handouts: How readable are they? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2017 Oct 31. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000510. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29095247
  • Rafanan LF, Greenberg H, Rondeau NU, Mulla, ZD, Bowman DA. Primary choriocarcinoma in postmenopausal women: Two case reports and review of the Texas Cancer Registry. Gynecology Oncology Reports. 2017 Sept 22: 69-74. PMID: 29062882
  • Barnard J, Portugal E, Hernandez LL, Mulla ZD. Predictors of Perineal Laceration in Women Delivering on the Texas-Mexico Border. Texas Public Health Journal 2016; 68(1): 20-23.
  • Jensen KS, Biggs KA, Cardwell MS. Retropharyngeal abscess complicated by Prevotella buccae sepsis during pregnancy. A case report. J Reproductive Med. 2015. Jan-Feb;60(1-2):87-9. PMID:25745759
  • Stephen Miller , Leslie Rafanan , Sarah Keihany , Carlos A. Reyes-Ortiz. The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Cancer Screening Utilization Among Older Women in Latin American and Caribbean Cities. Journal of Women & Aging Vol. 27, Iss. 1, 2015 PMID: 25551260
  • Jackson E, Bilbao JA, Vera RW, Mulla ZD, Mallett VT, Montoya TI. Int Urogynecol J 2015; 26(12):1809-14. Risk factors for ureteral occlusion during transvaginal uterosacral ligament suspension. PMID: 26174656.
  • Claudia A. Jordán Guedes, Carola Mullins, Maiqui Jimena, Carla Ann Martinez, Shaked Laks. Abnormal Placentation: A case series. Radiological Society (TRS) 107th Annual Meeting  Feb 21 - 23, 2020 San Antonio, Texas
  • Narinta Limtrakul, M.S., Elizabeth Florence, M.D., Sheralyn Sanchez, M.P.H., T. Ignacio Montoya, M.D.,  Pedro A. Maldonado, M.D. Perceptions of Mesh Use for Pelvic Floor Surgery in Latinas: Face Validity of a Spanish Questionnaire. AUGS 2020 Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada. October 6-10, 2020
  • Dubey P, Reddy S. Manuel S. Association of endocrine disruptors with PCOS and metabolic syndrome: Using the NHANES database. 2020 SASGOG Annual Meeting. Virtual.
  • Cavanagh M, Chavez M, Reddy S. Educational Intervention Improves Acceptability of Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) in Pregnant Hispanic Women. SASGOG 2020. Virtual.
  • Isabel Lopez, MS.  Alexander Clavijo, MD.  Linh Do. MD.  Steven Radtke MD. (2019). Complete Vision Loss after Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Case Report. 48th AAGL Global Congress. Vancouver, B.C. Canada, November 9 –13, 2020
  • Steven Radtke MD. (2019). Retroperitoneal Approach to Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in a Patient with Uterus Didelphys. AAGL Global Congress Vancouver, B.C. Canada, November 9 –13, 2020
  • Veronica Galaviz MD.  Stephanie Mishaw MD.  Steven Radtke MD. (2019). Outcomes after Retroperitoneal Ligation of the uterine arteries during laparoscopic hysterectomy using polymer clips. 48th SGS Annual Scientific Meeting Jacksonville, Florida, March 29 – April 1st 2020.
  • Nguyen T, Sanchez S, Mulla ZD, Martinez CA. Perceptions regarding tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccination during pregnancy among women living on the Texas and Mexico border. 9th Annual Cultural Competence Conference. February 28, 2020. El Paso, TX.
  • Limtrakul N, Florence E, Sanchez S, Montoya TI, Maldonado PA. Perceptions of Mesh Use for Pelvic Floor Surgery in Latinas: Face Validity of a Spanish Questionnaire. Annual Cultural Competence Conference. February 28, 2020. El Paso, TX. El Paso, TX, January 31, 2020
  • Oropeza N, Radtke S. Amniocentesis Simulator. 1st Annual Southwest Region Simulation Educator and Operations Conference. El Paso, TX, January 31, 2020
  • Ramirez P, Biaggi, A, Radtke S. Uterine Manipulation Simulator. 1st Annual Southwest Region Simulation Educator and Operations Conference. El Paso, TX, January 31, 2020
  • Montoya TI, Morera O, Sanchez S, Mallett VT. Validation of the Body Image in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Questionnaire in Spanish-Speaking Latinas. 46th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society if Gynecologic Surgeons. Jacksonville, FL, March 29-April 1, 2020.
  • Leticia Diaz, M.D. and Sireesha Reddy, M.D. Improving adolescent access to contraception via physician training. Texas Association of Obstetricians Gynecologists (TAOG) at the Joint Annual District Meeting with Districts IV and VII New Orleans, Louisiana; September 27-29, 2019.
  • Mishaw S, Sanchez S, Mulla ZD, Galic V, Maldonado PM. Prevalence and Severity of Symptomatic Pelvic Floor Disorders in Latina Survivors of Gynecologic Cancer. 40th Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society, September 24-28, 2019, Nashville, TN, USA
  • Do L, Pasha K, Sanchez S, Mulla ZD, Montoya TI, Maldonado PM. Cystoscopy Simulation Training for Obstetrics/Gynecology Residents. 40th Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society, September 24-28, 2019, Nashville, TN, USA.
  • Linh Do, M.D. and Pedro Maldonado, M.D. Cystoscopy Simulation Training for Obstetrics/Gynecology Residents. American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)/International Urogynecological Association (IGA) Joint Scientific Meeting 2019 to be held September 24-28, 2019 in Nashville, TN, USA.
  • Nguyen, T,  Martinez C. Breaking Bad News: Simulation Training to Enhance Patient Care. 2019 Annual Meeting for the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (CAOG), Cancun Mexico, October 16-19, 2019.
  • Stephanie Mishaw, M.D. and Pedro Maldonado, M.D. Prevalence and Severity of Symptomatic Pelvic Floor Disorders in Latina Survivors of Gynecologic Cancer. American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)/International Urogynecological Association (IGA) Joint Scientific Meeting 2019 to be held September 24-28, 2019 in Nashville, TN, USA.
  • T Guerra, C Bracamontes, LE Moore. Does education improve dietary compliance in patients with gestational diabetes? 11th Annual Spectrum of Healthcare from Mother to Child conference on April 26, 2019.
  • M Scribner, C Kirkham, CP Rojas-Mendez. Being an ally as a healthcare professional: a female to male transgender patient on labor and delivery. Presented at 8th Annual Cultural Competence Conference, El Paso, TX. February 2019 and Building LGBTQI+ Leaders in Health Care Conference, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. March 2019.
  • M Scribner, C Kirkham, CP Rojas-Mendez. Barriers to building rapport and managing patient preferences in a female to male transgender patient on labor and delivery: a case report. 6th Annual Out For Health Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. February 2019.
  • S Kupesic Plavsic, E Vazquez, M Rodriguez, C Rosales, ZD Mulla. Measuring Vitality in Medical and Nursing Educators. 2019 Innovations in Health Science Education Annual Conference, Austin, TX, February 22, 2019.
  • J Cervantes, A Naqvi, N Manglik, E Dudrey, C Perry, ZD Mulla. Evaluating the performance of a low-cost mobile phone attachable microscope in cervical cytology. Medical Center of the Americas Foundation’s 2019 Annual Poster Session, Austin, TX, May 1, 2019.
  • L Diaz, C Bracamontes, S Reddy. Improving adolescent access to contraception via physician training. 33rd Annual Clinical Research Meeting for The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), New Orleans, LA, April 11-13, 2019.
  • M Domina, S Sanchez, I Mallawaarachchi, M Mendez. Patient Preference for Obstetrician and Gynecologist in a Town on the US-Mexico Border. 2019 Annual Meeting for the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), Nashville, TN, May 3-6.
  • G Villanueva, C Bracamontes, ZD Mulla, V Galic. Con cariño: Using Promotoras for a Hispanic Community Palliative Care Intervention – A pilot study. 8th annual Cultural Competence Conference, El Paso, TX, Feb 22, 2019.
  • PA Maldonado, C Wisecup, S Sanchez, ZL De La Mora, IV Mallawaarachchi, VT Mallett. Informed Consent for Gynecologic Surgery: Patient and Provider Priorities. 8th annual Cultural Competence Conference, El Paso, TX, Feb 22, 2019 and 45th Annual Scientific Meeting for The Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), Tuscson, AZ, March 31- April 3, 2019
  • J Robb, S Sanchez, C Dodoo, VT Mallett, PA Maldonado. Satisfaction and Comprehension after Informed Consent in Spanish-Speaking Patients undergoing Gynecologic Surgery. Presented at 8th annual Cultural Competence Conference, El Paso, TX, Feb 22, 2019 and 2018 Annual District XI Meeting for the Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG). Galveston, Texas September 28-30, 2018 and 45th Annual Scientific Meeting for The Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), Tuscson, AZ, March 31- April 3, 2019
  • V Galic, A Tyroch, J Castro, Z Kronfol, PA Maldonado, H Greenberg, S Reddy. Incorporation of enhanced recovery interventions into a pelvic exenteration program in a bi-national indigent care hospital on the US-Mexico Border. 17th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS). Kyoto, Japan, September 14-16, 2018.
  • Linh Do, Sireesha Reddy. Physicians’ Perspective on Reproductive Health Education. 2018 Annual Meeting for the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Austin, Texas April 27-30, 2018
  • Lina Caicedo, Carla Martinez. Acute myeloid leukemia in pregnancy. 2018 Spectrum of Health Care from Mother to Child. El Paso, Texas April 27, 2018
  • Sushila Arya, M.D., Tracy Nguyen, M.D., Zuber D. Mulla, Ph.D., Sanja Kupesic Plavsic, M.D., Ph.D. Intrauterine devices (IUD) are popular and effective forms of long-acting reversible contraception. TTUHSC El Paso 12th Annual Research Symposium April 18-20, 2018
  • Michael Schaffer, M.D. The Q-Cup device: a feasibility study. TTUHSC El Paso 12th Annual Research Symposium April 18-20, 2018
  • Ann Dobry, Sheralyn Sanchez, Patricia Rojas-Mendez, Sireesha Reddy. Awareness and Acceptability of IUDs in Hispanic Adolescents. The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG). West Palm Beach, FL April 12-14, 2018
  • Dhyna Velasco Sheralyn Sanchez, Patricia Rojas-Mendez, Sireesha Reddy. Rapid Repeat Pregnancy. The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG). West Palm Beach, FL April 12-14, 2018
  • Jessica Gher, Veronica Mallett, Christina Bracamontes, Melissa Mendez. Provider Attitudes, beliefs, and barriers about contraceptive counseling in adolescents along the Texas-Mexico Border. The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG). West Palm Beach, FL April 12-14, 2018
  • Ignacio Montoya. Role of a Video Decision Aid in POP treatment Selection in Latina Patients: Pilot Study. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS) 44th Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, Florida March 11-14, 2018
  • Maldonado P, Jackson E, Petty K, Montoya I, & Mallett V. Qualitative Analysis of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs about pessary use among women of minority groups. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS) 44th Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, Florida March 11-14, 2018
  • Caicedo L, Rondeau N, Maldonado A, Montoya I. Body image and related themes in Spanish-speaking Latinas with pelvic organ prolapse. 7th Annual Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Cultural Competency Conference, February 9, 2018.
  • Maldonado P, Jackson E, Petty K, Montoya I, & Mallett V. Qualitative analysis of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about pessary use among Spanish-speaking women on the U.S.-Mexico border. 7th Annual Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Cultural Competency Conference, February 9, 2018.
  • Dobry A, Sanchez S, Rojas-Mendez P, & Reddy S. Influence of acculturation in knowledge and acceptability of intrauterine devices in Hispanic adolescents. 7th Annual Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Cultural Competency Conference, February 9, 2018.
  • Domina M, Sanchez S, Mallawaarachchi I, Mendez M. Perception and physician preference of male OBGYN’s in a town on the US-Mexico border. 7th Annual Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Cultural Competency Conference, February 9, 2018.
  • Velasco D, Sanchez S, Price A, Mohhebali R, Rojas-Mendez P, Reddy. Characteristics of Hispanic Adolescents with Rapid Repeat Pregnancy. 7th Annual Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Cultural Competency Conference, February 9, 2018.
  • Kupesic Plavsic. Faculty Development in Clinical Simulation: Challenges and Opportunities. International Meeting on Simulation Healthcare (IMSH), Los Angeles, CA, January 13-17, 2018.
  • Lina Caicedo M.D., Nancy Rondeau MPH CHES, Pedro Maldonado M.D., T. Ignacio Montoya, M.D.. Body Image and Related Themes in Spanish-Speaking Latinas with Pelvic Organ Prolapse. 38th Annual Scientific Meeting American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), Rhode Island, PR, October 3-7, 2017.
  • Kimberly Ferris, Christina Bracamontes, Melissa Mendez, Jennifer Molokwu, Maria Villanos. Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Reminders for Improving the HPV Vaccination Rates within the Pediatric Population. 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Meeting, Chicago, IL, September 16-19, 2017.
  • Andreina Zambrano, M.D., Carmen Patricia Rojas-Mendez, M.D.. Labor Pain and Epidurals in the Borderland: Incidence of Maternal and Fetal Complications After Epidural Administration Requiring Intervention. 2017 Annual District XI/ Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG) Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 15-17, 2017.
  • Shannon McCloskey, Laura C. Gutierrez M.D., Christina Bracamontes MS, Melissa Mendez, M.D.. Provider Attitudes in the El Paso Border Region Regarding the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. 2017 Annual District XI/ Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG) Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 15-17, 2017.
  • Laura C. Gutierrez, M.D., Christina Bracamontes, MS, Jennifer Molokwu, M.D., Maria T. Villanos, M.D., Melissa Mendez, M.D.. Electronic Medical Record Prompting to improve HPV Vaccination Rates. Presented at North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), Chicago, IL, April 20-22, 2017. (Submitted)
  • Melissa Mendez, M.D., Christina Bracamontes, MS, Mariateresa Villanos, M.D., Eribeth Penaranda, M.D., Jennifer Molokwu, M.D.. Correlates of Providers Perceived Barriers to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine and Rates of Immunization in Their Practice. Presented at (NAPCRG), Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 12-16, 2016.
  • Susan Lee, Linh Do, Christina Gutierrez, Ophra Leyser-Whalen, Zianya de la mora-mendoza, Fatima Aly, Sireesha Reddy. Hispanic adolescent views on reproductive health education. Presented at 28th International Congress of Pediatrics, Vancouver, Canada, August 17-22, 2016.
  • Jessica Chandler, DO, Callie Kuchta, DO, Monique Gillman, M.D.. Is there an association between low glucose and the amount of time in labor? Presented at the 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.
  • Sireesha Reddy, M.D., Zianya De la mora Mendoza, Christina Bracamontes, MS. Impact of Reproductive Health Legislation on Birth Control Available to Women. Presented at 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.
  • Shelby Apodaca, M.D., Melissa Mendez, M.D., Christina Gutierrez, MS, Zuber Mulla, PhD. Factors Associated with Choosing Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive versus Tubal Sterilization in Women aged 35 to 44 years. Presented at 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.
  • Leslie Rafanan, DO, Nancy Rondeau, MPH, Zuber Mulla, PhD, T. Ignacio Montoya, M.D.. A tutorial to facilitate resident teaching of pelvic organ prolapse quantification system. Presented at 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.
  • Naima Khamsi, M.D., Nancy U. Rondeau, MPH, Melissa D. Mendez, M.D.. Resident Feedback to Improve Bootcamp Effectiveness. Presented as poster at the 2016 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2-5, 2016.
  • Linh Do, BS, Susie Lee, BS, Christina Gutierrez, MS, Ophra Leyser- Whalen, PhD, Zianya Luz De la Mora, Fatima Aly, M.D., Sireesha Reddy, M.D.. Hispanic Parents’ Views on Physician-Instructed Reproductive Health Education. Abstract 08. Presented as a poster at the 30th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 7, 2016. Simultaneous publication of the abstract in the official journal of NASPAG: Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2016; 29: pages 169-170.
  • Naima Khamsi, M.D., Carmen Patricia-Rojas-Mendez, M.D., Sireesha Reddy, M.D., Melissa D. Mendez, M.D.. Rhabdomyolysis Presenting as Unilateral Labial Swelling in an Adolescent Girl. Abstract 94. Presented as a poster at the 30th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 7, 2016. Simultaneous publication of the abstract in the official journal of NASPAG: Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2016; 29: pages 208-209.
  • Sireesha Reddy, M.D. and Melissa Mendez, M.D.. Using Intraoperative Ultrasound for Surgical Planning and Diagnostic Accuracy of Pediatric Ovarian Lesions. Abstract 97. Presented as a poster at the 30th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 7, 2016. Simultaneous publication of the abstract in the official journal of NASPAG: Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2016; 29: page 210.
  • Gutierrez CM, Carrillo T, Montealegre JR, Fradkin L, Follen M, Mulla ZD. Analysis of zero-inflated count data in the setting of cervical cancer detection. Abstract LB05. Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology, Decatur, Georgia, September 28, 2015.
  • Jessica Chandler, M.D., Megan Amos, M,D., Richard Herman, M.D. Vaginal Tissue Extraction with a Contained Bag System. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Contress. Las Vegas, Nevada, November 18, 2015.
  • Hyein Park, M.D. and Richard Farnam, M.D. Novel Use of Indocyanine Green for Intraoperative, Real-time Localization of Ureter During Robot-Assisted Excision of Endometriosis. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Congress. Las Vegas, NV. November 18, 2015.
  • Hyein Park, M.D., Diego Ramirez, M.D., Luis Noble, M.D., Salvador Saldivar, M.D., Zuber Mulla, PhD. Use of Laparoscopy in Unexplained Infertility in Historically Underserved Area. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Congress. Las Vegas, NV. November 18, 2015.
  • Sandra Lopez, M.D., Salvador J. Saldivar, III, M.D., M.P.H., Loretta L. Hernandez, M.P.H., M.T.(A.S.C.P.), Zuber D. Mulla, Ph.D. Hospital Outcomes of Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Statewide Analysis. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Congress. Las Vegas, NV. November 15-19, 2015.
  • Carrillo T, Biggs KA, Ruiz RJ, Rubin LP, Murtaza G, Mulla ZD. Preconception and prenatal health of women of Mexican origin who reside in Texas and Mexico. Abstract P70. Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE), Decatur, Georgia, September 28, 2015. Simultaneous publicaton of the abstract in the official journal of ACE: Annals of Epidemiology 2015; 25: page 719.
  • Leslie Rafanan, DO, Sireesha Reddy, M.D.. Labial Edema in the setting of Periclitoral Abscess. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.
  • Jami Barnard, M.D., Loretta Hernandez, MPH, Melissa Mendez M.D., Zuber Mulla, PhD. Preeclampsia on the Texas Mexico Border: Joint Effect of Maternal Age and Obesity. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.
  • Jami Barnard, Elizabeth Portugal, Zuber Mulla, Loretta Hernandez. Predictors of Perineal Laceration in women delivering on the Texas-Mexico Border. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.
  • Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, Rebecca Morton, MS, Sireesha Reddy, M.D.. Cost Comparison of Difficult Intrauterine Device Removals. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.
  • Kara Gwin, M.D., Laura Wise, M.D., Themla Carrillo, MPH, Loretta Hernandez, MPH, Mary T. Groening, DO, Zuber Mulla, PhD. Factors that Influence a womans decision to Breastfeed: Results from a US-Mexico Border Population. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.
  • Ramirez, D., Park, H., Saldivar, S., IS THE OVARY STILL THE MOST COMMON SITE OF ENDOMETRIOSIS? A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH INFERTILITY WITH BIOPSY PROVEN ENDOMETRIOSIS 71st American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting which will be held in Baltimore, M.D. October 17-21, 2015.
  • Barnard, J., Zuber, M. Preeclampsia on the Texas-Mexico Border: Joint Effect of Maternal Age and Obesity. 7th Annual Conference Spectrum of Healthcare from Mother to Baby.
  • Othman, A., Zuber, M., Olivas, V., Morales, A. Predictors of Anastomotic Leak after Colorectal Surgery in a Texas-Mexico Border Population. 9th Annual Research Colloquium
  • Jackson E, Hernandez L, Mallett VT, Montoya TI. Knowledge, perceptions and attitudes towards pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in Spanish-speaking Latinas on the US/Mexico border. American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, October 13-17, 2015.
  • Jackson E, Bilbao JA, Vera RW, Mulla ZD, Mallett VT, Montoya TI. Risk Factors for Ureteral Occlusion During Transvaginal Uterosacral Ligament Suspension. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando Florida, March 22-25, 2015.
  • Carrillo T, Perkins, TG, Montealegre JR, Gutierrez CM, Fisher, C, Castro FG, Follen M & Mulla ZD. Participation in a Cervical Cancer Clinical Trial By Women of Mexican Origin in the Texas-Mexico Border. The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 23rd Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.
  • Hahn LE, Mulla ZD, Blandon P. Predictors of prolonged length of stay after hospitalization for delivery in pregnant women with chronic kidney disease: A statewide hospital inpatient discharge data analysis (abstract). Presented at 9th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, May 13, 2015.
  • Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, Sireesha Reddy, M.D.. Cost Comparison of Operative Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removals (abstract). Presented at 9th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, May 13, 2015.
  • Leslie F. Rafanan, DO, MPH, Sireesha Reddy, M.D., MS. Labial edema in setting of periclitoral abscess. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Annual Clinical Research Meeting 2015. April 16, 2015.
  • Pathak IS, Sayed IA, Wise L, Sippel M, Hernandez LL, Mulla ZD. Predictors of a prolonged length of stay in children with perforated appendicitis. 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER), Denver, CO, June 15-16, 2015.
  • Rafanan L, Reddy S. Labial Edema in the Setting of a Periclitoral Abscess. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 29th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of NASPAG, Orlando, FL, April 16-18, 2015. Manuscript number NASPAG-D-14-00120.