Research News & Events

Funding for Women’s Healthcare and Research

The SASGOG Research Committee is pleased to share that working with other professional women healthcare organizations through the Women First Research Coalition has achieved several of the urgent needs for funding for Women’s Healthcare and Research in the FY2021 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.

For details, check the Health and Human Services section using the button below.

V-Safe After Vaccination Health Checker

Please help contribute to knowledge of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Refer colleagues and patients to the CDC’s V-safe reporting app after receiving the vaccination. Data on pregnant and lactating persons is especially needed – please encourage utilization of this app.

US HHS Action Plan Regarding Maternal Mortality

Please see link below to view the U.S. Health and Human Services action plan regarding maternal mortality. It acknowledges factors that contribute high maternal mortality rates and ways to improve the quality of care, improve access to maternity and postpartum care, and how to support reach to fill gaps in evidence.

Research Studies

Study assesses the quinagolide vaginal ring for endometriosis-related pain

This study ― currently enrolling ― evaluates the effectiveness of three doses of quinagolide administered as an extended-release vaginal ring to reduce moderate-to-severe endometriosis-related pain.

Early feasibility study explores objective pain measurement using a wearable biosensor and a novel mobile platform in patients with endometriosis

This study ― currently enrolling ― explores measurement for endometriosis-related pain to characterize pain typology and topology in affected populations.

Research Fellowships

General Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Health Fellowship

At the University of North Carolina Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lessons Learned

Lessons learned – A successful research career as an Academic Specialist in General Ob/Gyn

Enjoy the first of SASGOG Research Committee’s interviews with successful SASGOG member researchers! Dr. Martin and Dr. Tucker-Edmonds discuss in 20 minutes the unique paths, challenges and opportunities that arise as academic specialists work to integrate research into one’s career. Dr. Tucker-Edmonds shares lots of pearls of wisdom for Academic Specialists in General OBGYN across all levels of training and career stages, including individuals taking the first steps in research as well as individuals entrenched in a career as a physician scientist. We highly recommend!