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SMFM/AAOGF Scholar Retreat

Thursday, July 27-Saturday, July 29, 2017


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The University of Colorado, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is proud to host the 2017 SMFM/AAOGF Scholar Retreat​. The retreat will take place on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on Thursday, July 27 through Saturday, July 29, 2017​. Information on the conference schedule and other activities is below. For questions, please contact Nicole Fuentes, Core Education Coordinator for UC Denver Ob-Gyn at nicole.fuentes@ucdenver.edu​

 Hotel Accommodations

Reservations for the Halcyon Cherry Creek should be made before July 7, 2017 through​ the link below. Reservations are $229.00/night, excluding taxes and fees. There will be a discounted daily amenities fee​ of $15/night added to your room upon check-in.

If you plan to extend your stay, please contact the hotel to see if they have availability to honor the discounted price. 

HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek
245 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206
(720) 772-5000

Halcyon Hotel Reservations 

Group Code: 170727UNIV

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 Thursday, July 27th

Check in at:

245 Columbine Street
Denver, CO 80206

6:00-7:00pm
Cocktails, meet and greet, Rooftop Pool Deck​ at Halcyon Hotel

7:00pm
Dinner​, Halcyon Hotel Arbor Room​
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 Friday, July 28th

Breakfast available at hotel. We will have a light breakfast available at the conference as well.

7:15am
Shuttle to pick-up at Halcyon, and take to University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus (CUAMC)

8:00-8:15am
Research Complex 2, Room 3109
Introductions, Logistics, Welcome

John J. Reilly, Jr., MD
Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Nanette Santoro, MD
E Stewart Taylor Professor and Chair 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Yoel Sadovsky, MD
Executive Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute
Vice Chair, Research
Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

8:15-9:00am

JudyRegensteiner.pngExercise and diabetes: Not a walk in the park​
Judy Regensteiner, PhD, Keynote Speaker
Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Women’s Health Research



9:00-9:15am
Break

9:15-10:00am
Muscle or Flow?  Hydrogen Sulfide Regulation and Cysteine Metabolism in the Uterus​
K. Joseph Hurt, MD, PhD, 3rd Year Scholar
Assistant Professor
Divisions of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Sciences
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

10:00-10:45am
Targeting the Wnt pathway in ovarian cancer​
Rebecca C. Arend, MD​, 3rd Year Scholar
Assistant Professor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Alabama School of Medicine

10:45-11:00am
Break

11:00-11:45am
High-fat diet and female reproductive dysfunction
Malgorzata Skaznik-Wikiel, MD, 3rd Year Scholar
Assistant Professor
Divisions of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Reproductive Sciences
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Colorado School of Medicine​

11:45-12:30pm
Effect of adoption of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer on all-cause mortality
Jose A. Rauh-Hain Fernandez, MD, 2nd Year Scholar
Assistant Professor 
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital

12:30-1:45pm
Lunch and networking AAOGF Scholars, Committee, and CUAMC Division of Reproductive Sciences Faculty

1:45-2:30pm
Diminished Suppressive Function of T Regulatory Cells in the Maternal-Fetal Rejection Phenotype of Preterm Birth
Jennifer B. Gilner, MD, PhD, 2nd Year Scholar
Assistant Professor
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University School of Medicine

2:45pm
Group Photo in Research Quad

3:00pm
Shuttle departs for the Denver Art Museum

3:45-4:45pm
Denver Art Museum Docent-Led DAM Highlights Tour
An expert docent will introduce you to a selection of the museum’s most noteworthy objects. Discover a diversity of artworks from across time and around the world.

4:45-5:45pm
Free time at Denver Art Museum or short walk to Clyfford Still Museum​

6:00pm
Shuttle departs from Denver Art Museum to Halcyon Hotel

7:00pm
Meet in Hotel Lobby and walk to dinner as a group.

7:15pm
Piatti Restaurant
190 Saint Paul Street
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 321-1919

*schedule is subject to change​​​

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 Saturday, July 29th

Breakfast will be served on campus.

7:30am
Shuttle departs Halcyon Hotel for CUAMC

8:00-8:45am
Research Complex 2, Room 3109
Potential for immunomodulatory effects of the LNG-IUS on Chlamydia trachomatis infection​
Jason Bell, MD, MPH, MS, Bridge Scholar
Assistant Professor
Division of Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Michigan Medical School

8:45-9:30am
Predictive value of the IL6 pathway to direct antiangiogenic therapy in advanced ovarian cancer
Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, MHSc, Bridge Scholar
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University School of Medicine

9:30-10:15am
Contributions of bone marrow-derived cells to the endometrium​
Sara Morelli, MD, PhD​
Assistant Professor
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health 
New Jersey Medical School

10:15-10:30am
Break

10:30-11:15am

wise.pngThe wondrous journey through academic medicine: mentoring, discovering, and leading
Phyllis M. Wise, PhD, Keynote Speaker
CEO, President, Board Member
Colorado Longitudinal Study​


11:15-11:20am
Break​

11:20-11:35am
HPV integration in precancerous cervical lesions
Anne Van Arsdale, MD, MSc, 1st Year Scholar
Assistant Professor
Division of Gynecological Oncology
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

11:35-11:50am
Lactation and Association with Maternal Gut Microbiome and Epigenetic Programming​
Adetola Louis-Jacques, MD​, 1st Year Scholar
Fellow
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine

11:50am
Pick up box lunches
ADJOURN FOR FACULTY

12:00-2:30pm
Scholars’ Specific Aims Workshop
A workshop for Scholars and Bridge Grant recipients at all levels.

Senior Investigators with the University of Colorado, Division of Reproductive Sciences will work together with Scholars to revise and improve their upcoming grant specific aims page. Experts will be available from each of the Scholars general areas. Scholars will be asked to have a draft of their aims page prepared.

Submit your Specific Aims page in NIH format + cover letter (including the scholars contact information, grant title and mechanism) to thomas.jansson@ucdenver.edu​ by July 12. ​

2:30pm
ADJOURN FOR SCHOLARS

*schedule is subject to change​​​​​​​​

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 Leisure in the Rockies

Below are some helpful resources if you are interested in extending your stay here in beautiful Colorado. If you have any specific questions, please feel free to contact nicole.fuentes@ucdenver.edu​.



Day Hikes Near Denver


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