Klaus Diem, MD

Diem named co-medical director of mother/baby services at Meriter-UnityPoint

Klaus Diem, MD, professor and vice chair of UW Ob-Gyn, was recently named co-medical director for the Meriter-UnityPoint mother/baby service line, adding to a long list of vital contributions.

Jay Lick, MD

UW Ob-Gyn’s Lick mentors award winning biomedical engineering student team

Over thirteen million deliveries are assisted by devices like obstetric forceps and vacuum extractors each year, but these devices pose certain risks to mothers and babies. Jay Lick, DO, clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UW-Madison posed this problem to a group of undergraduate biomedical engineering students. The award-winning device they designed could impact millions worldwide.

Dr Ahmed Al-Niaimi, MD - UW Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madison WI

UW Gynecologic Oncologists comment on Angelina Jolie, others who elect surgery to avoid cancer risk

Film star Angelina Jolie Pitt recently chose to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed due to increased risk of ovarian cancer associated with a mutated BRCA1 gene. UW Ob-Gyn gynecologic oncologists weighed in on surgery to prevent cancer via television and radio interviews.

Derek Boeldt, PhD

Boeldt, Bird Lab receive grant to study preeclampsia therapies

Congratulations to Derek Boeldt, PhD, post-doctoral researcher in Dr. Ian Bird's laboratory, who recently received an R03 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). R03 grants support small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time.

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