Obstetrics & Gynecology
UMASS Memorial Medical Center
Memorial Campus
119 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
508-334-1000

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Funded Research

 

Investigator     

Study

  DIEGO ILLANES, MD 

 

2009 to 2011

  • Funding Source: University of Massachusetts Medical School/Department of Ob/Gyn
  • Study: "Live Sutures for the Repair of the Damaged Pelvic Floor"
 
  TIFFANY A. MOORE SIMAS, MD, MPH, MEd

 

10/01/2007 – 09/30/2012 

  • National Children's Study: NIH-NICHD-NCS-07-11. Contract HHSN267200700024. 
  • Funding Source: NICHD-NIDDK
    The National Children’s Study Center – MassChild (Massachusetts Child Health Indicators and Life Determinants) in Worcester County.
  • Principal Investigator: Marianne E. Felice, MD.
  • Co-investigator: Moore Simas T.

  • Study Purpose: The NCS is a longitudinal study of children’s health, their families, and their environment. This study will examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of approximately 100,000 children drawn from a nationwide sample. Subjects will be followed from before birth to age 21 years.
  KATHARINE K. O'DELL, RN, PhD, CNM
  • UMass Faculty Research Grant, 2009-present. Pelvic pressure during Valsalva and Cough during Pelvic Floor Prolapse Quantification.  [Principal investigator]

  • US Food and Drug Administration, 2009-present. New England Urogynecologic Mesh Registry. [Co-Investigator].

  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society Research Grant, 2005-2006. Pelvic pressure during activity and exercise. [Principal investigator]

  • Commonwealth Medicine Research Grant, 2004-2005. Pelvic floor care needs and preferences for women in long-term care.  [Principal investigator]

  • Rehabilitation Nurses Foundation Research Grant, 2004-2005. Pelvic floor care needs and preferences for women in assisted living. [Principal investigator]