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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology




 


FACULTY RESEARCH



Faculty
Research Study
Bell Do medical student learning styles change with curriculum changes?
  • Primary Investigator: Heidi Bell, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: In process
  • Data Collection: Not started
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Bell Learning styles of Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellows
  • Primary Investigator: Heidi Bell, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Jeffrey Livingston, MD; Jack Coiner, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Exempt
  • Data Collection: Not started
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Bell Learning styles of Ob/Gyn residents
  • Primary Investigator: Heidi Bell, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Marie Rowe, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Exempt
  • Data Collection: Not started
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Benfield Intrauterine pressure measurement of contractility and resting tone before and after epidural analgesia in term laboring women with and without pitocin augmentation
  • Primary Investigator: Rebecca Benfield, CNM, PhD
  • Co-Investigators: Dawn Daniels, RN-C; Sarah Buck, SSTII; Melvin Swanson, PhD; Edward Newton, MD; Melydia Edge, CRNA, MSN; Jan Salstrom, CNM, MSN; Joy Shepard, RN, PhD
  • Funding: PCMH and ECU College of Nursing Collaborative Research Grant
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: ECU College of Nursing Collaborative Research Day (Poster)
  • Published: No

deVente Metformin vs. glyburide and insulin: Proof of fetopathy
  • Primary Investigator: James deVente, MD
  • Co-Investigator: John Coiner, DO
  • Funding: ECU Department of Ob/Gyn Grant
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

deVente Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenoma: Case report and literature review
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Christy Nolan, DO
  • Faculty Advisor: James deVente, MD
  • Co-Investigator: Sarah Gore, DO
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Exempt
  • Data Collection: Completed
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: Resident Research Day 2012
  • Published: No

Hall Adolescent pregnancy rates at Vidant Medical Center compared to the national average
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Jennifer Phipps, MD
  • Faculty Advisor: Tana Hall, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: Completed
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Hall Does staff shift change influence timing of delivery
  • Primary Investigator: Tana Hall, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Keith Nelson, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day 2010
  • Published: No

Hodson Hormonal regulation of transforming growth factor beta proteins in the reproductive tract
  • Primary Investigator: Charles Hodson, PhD
  • Co-Investigator: Kichelle Streeter, Crystal Coleman
  • Funding: None
  • IRB: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Hodson Biochemical changes in uterine muscle inducted by oxytocin
  • Primary Investigator: Charles Hodson, PhD
  • Co-Investigators: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: To be appended to Pit Stop
  • Data Collection: Not started
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Isler The fetal anatomy ultrasound evaluation in the morbidly obese gravida
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Christy Ruehl, MD
  • Faculty Advisor: Christy Isler, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Isler Obstetrical complications in the morbidly obese
  • Primary Investigator: Christy Isler, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Christy Nolan, DO; Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Livingston CHIPS: Control of hypertension in pregnancy study
  • Primary Investigator: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Co-Investigator: Christy Isler, MD; Raymond Dombroski, MD
  • Funding: University of British Columbia MFM Division/Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Livingston Persistent cloaca: A ten year review of perinatal diagnosis
  • Primary Investigator: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: Completed
  • Analysis: Completed
  • Presented: Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 2009
  • Published: Accepted for publication in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2011

Livingston PIT STOP: Discontinuation of oxytocin (Pitocin) in active phase of induced labor: A randomized placebo controlled trial
  • Primary Investigator: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Sherra Forde-Kelly, MD; Raymond Dombroski, MD; Edward Newton, MD
  • Funding: Departmental Funding
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Livingston Taste tester status in pregnancy
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Rachel Miller, MD
  • Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: ECU Department of Ob/Gyn Grant
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: Not started
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Livingston A twenty year review of eclampsia in rural North Carolina
  • Primary Investigator: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Jacqueline Amis BS, Linsey Waugh BS, John Yoon BS
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Livingston Ultrasound evaluations of ovarian veins in women delivered by Cesarean section
  • Primary Investigator: Jeffrey Livingston, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Diana Strickland, BSBA, RDMS, RDCS; Katherine Collins, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: Submitted to American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Clinical Meeting 2011
  • Published: No

Newton Decision analysis of anticoagulation therapy in the premenopausal female
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Marie Rowe, MD
  • Faculty Advisor: Edward Newton, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Exempt
  • Data Collection: Completed
  • Analysis: Completed
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Newton Effects of timing and mode of prenatal education on postpartum behaviors
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Natashia Madrid-Heimburger, DO
  • Faculty Advisor: Edward Newton, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: Not started
  • Analysis: Not started
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Semer Coexisting fetus and molar pregnancy: Literary review and case report
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Christy Nolan, DO
  • Faculty Advisor: Diane Semer, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Exempt
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: No
  • Published: No

Semer Endometrial cancer diagnosed by Sister Mary Joseph nodule: Case report
  • Primary Resident Investigator: Christy Nolan, DO
  • Faculty Advisor: Diane Semer, MD
  • Co-Investigators: None
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Exempt
  • Data Collection: Completed
  • Analysis: Not applicable
  • Presented: Resident Research Day 2012
  • Published: Gynecologic Oncology Case Reports, July 2012

Strickland Distribution of fetal anomalies identified by ultrasound in Eastern NC over a 20-year period
  • Primary Investigator: Diana Strickland, BSBA, RDMS, RDCS
  • Co-Investigators: Jeffrey Livingston, MD; Charles Hodson, PhD; Shakonda Strayhorn, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: In process
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day 2010; submitted to American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Clinical Meeting 2011
  • Published: No

Sutton A comparison of morbidity and mortality associated with Cesarean and vaginal delivery in low risk neonates of early gestational age
  • Primary Investigator: Jill Sutton, MD
  • Co-Investigators: Edward Newton, MD; Scott MacGilvray, MD; Charles Hodson, PhD; Adrienne Ellis, MD
  • Funding: None
  • IRB Status: Approved
  • Data Collection: Completed
  • Analysis: In process
  • Presented: Ob/Gyn Resident Research Day 2010
  • Published: No