|2015 - Present||MD, FACP Chief Faculty Development Officer, Baystate Health|
Honors and Awards
- Hospital-based Faculty Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital • Department-wide award for undergraduate medical education
- The Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University • University-wide award for undergraduate medical education
- Top Hospital-based Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital • Department-wide award for undergraduate medical education
- Full-time Faculty Excellence-in-Teaching Pin, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital • Department-wide award for undergraduate medical education
- Full-time Faculty Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital • Department-wide award for resident medical education
- Top Full-time Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital • Department-wide award for resident medical education
- Hoffman Award for Best Primary Care Research Proposal, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
- Professional Service
- Fellow, American College of Physicians
- Patient Safety Innovation Quality Award, Women and Infants Hospital • Hospital-wide award for intimate partner violence screening initiative
- Woman of Excellence Award, Woman’s Center of Rhode Island • State-wide award for advocacy related to intimate partner violence with citations from Mayor, RI Attorney General, and U.S. Congressional representatives
- Association of American Medical Colleges’ Early-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, Santa Fe, New Mexico • Selected by Brown University to participate
- Women’s Health Leadership Award, Women’s Center of Rhode Island • City-wide award for women’s health advocacy
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Baystate Affiliated Publications (peer-reviewed) (7)
A Timely Problem: Parental Leave During Medical Training All Scholarly Works (2019)
Shifting demographics and concerns about burnout prevention merit a reexamination of existing structures and policies related to leaves of absence that may be necessary during medical training. In this Invited Commentary, the authors address the ...
Job Negotiations in Academic Medicine: Building a Competency-Based Roadmap for Residents and Fellows All Scholarly Works (2018)
Negotiation skills are critical to career success, yet many physicians feel ill-equipped to negotiate for professional opportunities. Enhancing competencies in this arena may be especially critical for women and underrepresented minorities to reduce disparities in ...
Rationale and Models for Career Advancement Sponsorship in Academic Medicine: The Time Is Here; the Time Is Now All Scholarly Works (2018)
The business community has honed the concept of sponsorship and promulgated its utility for harnessing the talent of high-performing women and minorities whose contributions often go unrecognized within organizations. In recent years, academic medicine has ...
Systematic review of ED-based intimate partner violence intervention research West J Emerg Med (2015)
INTRODUCTION: Assessment reactivity may be a factor in the modest results of brief interventions for substance use in the emergency department (ED). The presence of assessment reactivity in studies of interventions for intimate partner violence ...
Other Publications (peer-reviewed) (11)
Reproductive coercion and co-occurring intimate partner violence in obstetrics and gynecology patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol (2014)
OBJECTIVE: Reproductive coercion is male behavior to control contraception and pregnancy outcomes of female partners. We examined the prevalence of reproductive coercion and co-occurring intimate partner violence among women presenting for routine care at a ...
Interpersonal violence screening for ambulatory gynecology patients. Obstet Gynecol. (2010)
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effects of patient and health care provider variables on rates of interpersonal violence screening in an ambulatory gynecology practice.METHODS: A cross-sectional study of 300 patients were chosen randomly from annual health ...
Intimate partner violence: a clinical review of screening and intervention. Womens Health (Lond Engl). (2008)
One in four American women will be physically assaulted or raped by an intimate partner during her lifetime. Such exposure has wide-ranging health effects. Abused women have an increased risk of cardiac, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, musculoskeletal, ...
Germline p53 mutations are frequently detected in young children with rhabdomyosarcoma. J Clin Invest (1995)
We investigated the possibility that a proportion of children with sporadic rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) carry constitutional mutations of the p53 tumor suppressor gene. 33 patients with sporadic RMS at two large outpatient pediatric oncology clinics submitted ...
Other Publications (non-peer-reviewed) (5)
Book Chapters (2)
Screening for Family Violence Family Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know (2011)
Family Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know provides an overview of all aspects of family violence, including current statistics, theories, and the clinical fundamentals that all health care providers need to know. Exploring ...
Domestic Violence The 5-minute consult clinical companion to women's health (2007)
The 5-Minute Consult Clinical Companion to Women's Health is a quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of symptoms and disorders that commonly occur in women. Written by both primary care physicians and obstetrician-gynecologists, the ...