26th Annual Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health Resident and Fellow Research Day

Date: May 6, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Held Remotely Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract Presentations

Ingrid Chern, MD
Racial/ethnic differences in gestational diabetes and the association with maternal and neonatal outcomes among women in Hawai’i”

Reema Ghatnekar, MD
Male factors affecting preimplantation genetic testing results in Japanese donor egg in vitro fertilization cycles

Samantha Kaiser, MD
Provider experience with cardiometabolic screening in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome in Hawaii

Alyssa Malley, MD
Presenting characteristics, complications, and outcomes of pregnant tourists who present to the hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii

Theresa Myers, MD
Impact of a direct to patient telemedicine abortion service on abortion care provision in Hawaiʻi

Sarah Ligon, MD, TAMC
39 Week Elective Induction of Labor for Advanced Maternal Age

Keane McCollum, MD, TAMC
The effect of pregnancy and the duration of postpartum convalescence on the physical fitness of healthy women: A cohort study of active duty servicewomen receiving 6 weeks vs 12 weeks convalescence

Complex Family Planning Fellow
Courtney Kerestes, MD
“It was close enough, but it wasn’t close enough”: a qualitative exploration of the impact of direct-to-patient telemedicine abortion on access to abortion care

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow
Nicole Kurata, MD
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for post-cesarean pain control: A randomized trial


Most Outstanding Resident Research Project Award
Ingrid Chern, MD

Audience Choice Award
Ingrid Chern, MD

Santosh Sharma Resident Research Award
Christina Buchanan, MD; Pamela Estrada, MD

Judging Panel

Philip D. Darney, MD, MSc

Distinguished Professor
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
University of California San Francisco

Marjorie Mau, MD, MS, MACP, FRCP

Department of Native Hawaiian Health
John A Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii

Lorinda Riley, SJD

Assistant Professor
Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
University of Hawaii

Research Brochure from 2021

2021 Research Day Booklet