Awards

(2003-Present)

2014

Best Video, Incidental Findings on Cystoscopy: A Video Tutorial.
AUGS/IUGA Annual Scientific Meeting (AUGS website)

2013

Finalist PhD Competition, In Vivo Testing of the Viscoelastic Properties of Uterine Suspensory Tissue in Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME website)
Best Podium Presentation, Predictors of Levator Ani Tear Severity Level in Women Post First Vaginal Birth.
ACNM 58th Annual Meeting (ACNM website)

First Place for Best Video, What You See is What You Get: The Anatomy of Apical Support.
39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS website)

2012

Award for Best Basic Science Presentation, On the Relative Contributions of Muscular and Connective Tissue Support System to the Anterior Vaginal Wall Support: A Biomechanical 3D Finite Element Model Sensitivity Analysis.
International Continence Society (ICS website)

Award for Best Clinical/Evaluation/Testing Paper, Evaluating Maternal Recovery from Labor and Delivery (EMRLD): Serial MRI to Reveal Levator Ani Structural Injury and Healing Patterns.
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS website)

3rd Prize - ACOG Film Festival, Diagnosis and Management of a Skene's Duct Cyst.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 60th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACOG website)

2nd Place Fellow Oral Presentation, Incidental Bartholin Gland Cysts Identified on Pelvic Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

3rd Place Fellow Oral Presentation, Symtpom Resolution After Operative Management of Complications from Vaginal Mesh.
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

2010

2nd place Award for Fellow Oral Presentation, Racial Differences in Healthcare Seeking and Treatment Amongst Community-Dwelling Women with Urinary Incontinence.
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

3rd place Award for Fellow Oral Presentation, Postpartum Perineal Clinic: Experience from the First Year of a North American Clinic
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

Best Scientific Article by a Fellow, Is it a Midline or Paravaginal Defect? 3D analysis of Cystoceles Using MR Imaging.
American Urogynecology Socity (AUGS website)

2009

Award for Fellow Oral Presentation, MRI-based 3-D Model of Anterior Vaginal Wall Position at Rest and Maximal Strain in Women with and without Prolapse
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

Award for Fellow Poster, Urinary Symptoms in an Obstetric Perineal Clinic.
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

2008

First Place Video, Posterior Vaginal Wall Support: How Does it Fail?
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS website)

Journal of Biomechanics Award, A 3-D Finite Element Model of Anterior Vaginal Wall Support for Evaluating the Mechanisms of Cystocele Formation.
American Society of Biomechanics (NACOB website)

2007

First Place Video, Correlation of Pelvic Exams and MRI Anatomy in Women with Prolapse.
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS website)

First Place Basic Science Paper, 3-D Finite Element Model of Anterior Vaginal Wall Support for Evaluating Mechanisms Underlying Cystocele Formation.
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS website)

2006

Third Prize Fellow's Presentation, Development of a Bioengineered Functional Ring Model of the Internal Anal Sphincter Derived from Isolated Porcine Internal Anal Sphincter Smooth Muscle Cells.
Michigan ACOG (ACOG website)

2005

President's Prize Paper, Fecal Incontinence in U.S. Women: A Population-Based Study.
Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS website)

Best Epidemiologic Poster Presentation, Women’s Changing Reports of Urinary Continence: How Accurate are One-Time Telephone Questionnaires for Categorizing Continence Status?
International Continence Society (ICS website)

2004

First Place Basic Science Paper, Pudendal Nerve Anatomy and 3-D Computer Simulation of Pudendal Nerves Stretch During Vaginal Birth.
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS website)

2003

Clinical Biomechanics Award, American Society of Biomechanics (ASB website)

First Place Award for Best Abstract, Pubococcygeal Muscle Integrity and Urethral Pressure Increase During Pelvic Muscle Contraction.
International Continence Society (ICS website)

Best Scientific Paper Award, American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS website)

President's Prize Paper, Fecal and Urinary Incontinence Following Vaginal Delivery with Anal Sphincter Disruption.
Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS website)