Experts Guide
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Women's Health Experts

Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D.

Gynecologic cancers • Individual characteristics of ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancers • Research and early detection surrounding gynecologic oncology

William Carroll, M.D.

Head and neck oncology  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)

William Curry, M.D.

Internal medicine • Rural health • Primary care • Rural vs. urban health disparities • Socioeconomic health disparities

Jodie Dionne-Odom, M.D.

Infections in women and pregnancy including HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, malaria, hepatitis B and Zika virus.

Candice Dye, M.D.

Water safety and children • Traveling with children • Infant safe sleep

Benjamin Greene, M.D.

Head and neck oncology • Microvascular reconstruction • Facial nerve repair and rehabilitation

Head and neck oncology
· Microvascular reconstruction
· Facial nerve repair and rehabilitation

A.J. Gunn, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer treatment through minimally invasive techniques • Treatment of uterine fibroids • Blood clot filter retrievals • Interventional radiology treatments for liver dancer • Outpatient medicine using interventional radiology

Deidre Gunn, M.D.

Infertility • Fibroids • Endometriosis • Polycystic ovarian syndrome • Reproductive conditions • Reproductive surgery • Menopause • Fertility preservation

Holly Gunn, M.D.

Cosmetic dermatology • Botox and fillers • Laser treatments • Chemical peels and facials • Body sculpting treatments • Skincare products • Acne and surgical scar treatments • Medical dermatology including acne, rosacea, eczema and skin growths

Lorie Harper, M.D.

High-risk pregnancies associated with maternal opioid or substance use disorder • Treatments during pregnancy to help opioid dependent mothers, babies • Telemedicine treatment for pregnant mothers in rural communities

George Howard, DrPH

Stroke risk factors, prevention • Heart health • Racial and geographical disparities in stroke populations • Health disparities

Warner Huh, M.D.

Diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers • Gynecologic vaccinations • Robotic surgery for gynecologic conditions and cancers • Novel therapeutics for gynecologic cancers • Cervical cancer screening and prevention

Todd Jenkins, M.D.

Gynecologic surgery • Abnormal uterine bleeding • Patient engagement

Robin Lanzi, Ph.D.

Maternal and child health disparities • Maternal depression • Adolescent risk-taking behaviors • Adolescent sexual health behaviors • Developmental outcomes of children • Child social and academic development • Developmental psychology • Community engaged research

Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D.

Intervention to prevent infection with HIV, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) • Multipurpose prevention, including contraception options and protection against HIV and genital herpes • STI diagnosis management and prevention • Reproductive tract infections, including transmission to infants • Vaccine-preventable infections • Infectious disease outbreaks

Salpy Pamboukian, M.D.

Heart failure • Women's heart health • Mechanical circulatory support devices • Transplant cardiology

Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D.

Stress urinary incontinence • Urgency urinary incontinence • Mixed urinary incontinence (stress and urgency) • Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas • Pelvic organ prolapse • Fecal incontinence • Mesh complications • Vaginal estrogen use

Stephen Russell, M.D.

Annual physicals • Primary physician care Primary care for adults and children • Vaccinations • Urgent care for flu, upper respiratory infections, etc. • Preventive care for adults

Isabel Scarinco, Ph.D.

HPV vaccines • Cancer prevention • Minority health • Health disparities

Chere' Stewart, M.D.

Women’s reproductive health • Comprehensive gynecologic care • Minimally invasive surgery

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