Experts Guide
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Women's Health Experts

William Carroll, M.D.

Head and neck oncology  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)

Brian Casey, M.D. 

Maternal fetal medicine • Maternal health • High risk pregnancies • Obstetrics • Women's health 

Herb Chen, M.D. 

Thyroid and parathyroid cancer • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery • Endocrine surgery 

William Curry, M.D.

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

Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D. 

Nutrition • Cancer • Cancer survivorship • Women's health 

Jodie Dionne-Odom, M.D.

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

Raegan Durant, M.D., MPH  

Cardiovascular disease • Hypertension • Minority health • Preventive medicine • Health disparities

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

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

Virginia Howard, Ph.D.

Racial and geographical disparities in stroke populations • Health disparities • Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease epidemiology

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

Elizabeth Jackson, M.D.

Cardiovascular disease • Women's heart health • Digital health trends and eHealth • Preventive medicine • Diabetes • Health promotion

Todd Jenkins, M.D.

Gynecologic surgery • Abnormal uterine bleeding • Patient engagement

Greg Kennedy, M.D. 

Colon Cancer • Rectal cancer • Anal cancer • Inflammatory bowel disease • Colorectal surgery 

Kenneth Kim, M.D.

Gynecologic oncology • Women's Cancer • Robotic surgery

Kimberly Kirklin, M.A.

Arts in medicine • Arts in health • Improving quality of life for all ages through the arts 

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