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

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Fellow Research


Current Fellows


Graduated Fellows

Diego S. Illanes, MD (2008-2011)

Live Sutures for the Repair of the Damaged Pelvic Floor 
Grant: $10,000 - University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dept. of Ob/Gyn 
IACUC Docket#09-17 
Mentor: George Pins, PhD & Stephen Young, MD 

Patient operated catheter vs transurethral Foley. A Randomized Controlled Trial IRB Docket H#13523 
Mentors: Michael Aronson, MD & Stephen Young, MD; PI: Danielle Patterson, MD 

Objective and subjective analysis of outcomes for obliterative pelvic reconstructive surgery: A ten year evaluation 
IRB Docket H#13602 
Mentor: Stephen Young, MD & Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd 

Modified suture for the suspension of the vaginal vault after hysterectomy in a fresh female cadaver (animal preliminary studies complete) 
No IRB required for preliminary animal study 
Mentor: Kristen Billar, PhD

Long- term efficacy of the pubovaginal Mersilene mesh sling. (Published: American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2009;201(5):516) 
Mentor: Stephen Young, MD

Marcaine/Epinephrine vs Saline for suburethral injection at the time of midurethral sling placement. A Randomized Controlled Trial. 
IRB protocol not yet submitted 
Mentors: Michael Aronson, MD & Stephen Young, MD

Emily Weber LeBrun, MD (2007-2010)

Preoperative Indicators for Postoperative Subjective Improvement Following Midurethral Sling Procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence 
IRB Docket H#13301 
Mentors: Rob Goldberg, PhD; Carol Bigelow PhD; Michael Aronson, MD, Stephen Young, MD; Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, Med
 

Urogynecology Fellowship Surgical Experience and Self-Assessment 
IRB Docket H#12755 
Mentor: Stephen Young, MD
 

New England Urogynecologic Mesh (NEU-ME) Registry 
IRB Docket H#13208 
Mentors: Stephen Young, MD; Fred Anderson, PhD

Long- term efficacy of the pubovaginal Mersilene mesh sling. (Published: American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2009;201(5):516) 
Mentor: Stephen Young, MD

LTC Scott M. Kambiss, DO (200

 

Lisa C. Labin, MD (

Postoperative Perineal Care Survey