Calendar of Events

Sep
12
Wed
2012
Morbidity & Mortality, Gynecology Cases – Denise Uyar, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Oct
10
Wed
2012
Resident Research — Janet Rader, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Dec
19
Wed
2012
Precocious Puberty – Elizabeth Thompson, MD @ Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Joseph – Klieger Auditorium
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jan
21
Wed
2015
PGY3 Grand Rounds Series: TORCH Infections, Sarah Borders, MD @ Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Joseph - Klieger Auditorium
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Jun
17
Wed
2015
Action Learning Workshop for Women’s Health – LARC @ UW-Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) has been shown to be an effective pregnancy prevention strategy for women’s health in other communities. Could greater LARC utilization lead to better health outcomes for women and children in Milwaukee?

Join health practitioners and diverse stakeholders in women and children’s health to further our collective understanding of the science, learn about successful models of LARC implementation in other communities, and explore the best strategies for Milwaukee.

Panelists Include

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Renaisa Anthony, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor Department of Health Promotion and Social and Behavioral Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health

Kathy King, MD
Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor, Department of OBGYN, Medical College of Wisconsin

Please register online

Nov
25
Wed
2015
Global Health Talk – Laura Jacques, MD @ Froedtert Hospital - Dean Roe Auditorium
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
May
24
Wed
2017
Symposium on Transgender Care – Hosts: Raj Narayan, MD, Jessica Francis, MD @ Medical College of Wisconsin - Discovery Classroom
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Symposium on Transgender Care – Hosts: Raj Narayan, MD, Jessica Francis, MD @ Medical College of Wisconsin - Discovery Classroom

Care of transgender patients requires providers to be aware of issues specific to this population. A multidisciplinary approach is essential for a safe and effective transition. This symposium addresses the counseling, hormone treatment as well as surgical options available to transgender patients.

The symposium’s objectives:

  • Identify guidelines for establishing care of transgender patients
  • Identify special considerations for health screening for transgender patients
  • Identify options for transition with medical and surgical interventions
TimeTopic
7:30 - 8:00 AMIntroduction and Case Discussions
8:00 - 9:00 AMLoren S. Schechter, MD - "Surgical Aspects of Transgender Care"
Board Certified plastic surgeon specializing in
Gender Confirmation Surgery
9:00 - 10:00 AMPat Connors, MA, LMFT, LCSW - Mental Health Care
10:00 - 11:00 AMJessica Francis, MD and Raj Narayan, MD - Hormone Therapy

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Sep
20
Wed
2017
Women in Science Series: Dr. Denise Uyar – “The Potential Impact of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination” @ Wisconsin Club
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Women in Science Series Features Highly Accomplished Local Researchers and Physicians


The Medical College of Wisconsin invites the public to attend the Women in Science (WIS) Series. Women in Science is an opportunity to meet outstanding female scientists and physicians and learn about their cutting-edge research.

The Women in Science Series is a membership program with five enlightening presentations, in lay language, designed to draw attention to scientific research projects at MCW as well as generate support for female scientists who serve as role models and mentors.

The successful WIS Series has been going strong since 2007.

Dr. Denise Uyar has been chosen by the Women in Science Advisory Committee for her recent research about HPV Vaccinations and Women’s Health.

Presented by

Denise Uyar, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical College of Wisconsin

About Dr. Uyar

Dr. Denise Uyar joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Gynecology Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in October of 2004. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Vermont in 1997. She subsequently went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington. After her four year residency, she continued her training in the subspecialty of Gynecology Oncology. Dr. Uyar completed a three year fellowship in Gynecology Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Uyar’s clinical practice includes the care of women with gynecologic malignancies including uterine, cervical, ovarian primary peritoneal, fallopian tube, vulvar and vaginal malignancies and gestational trophoblastic disease. She performs the surgery, the post-operative therapy if indicated, and the follow up surveillance of women in her practice. In addition, she is also interested in the treatment of women who have been diagnosed with pelvic masses, pre-cancerous lesions of the cervix, vulva, vagina or uterus, as well as cancer screening and prevention. She is trained and has expertise in the administration of chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies, including intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian malignancy. She has extensive expertise in minimally invasive surgery including general laparoscopy and robotic assisted laparoscopy.

Oct
25
Thu
2018
“Understanding Gender Identity: Taking a Deeper Dive” – Andrew Petroll, MD and Jessica Francis, MD @ MCW - HUB A7520
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kern Institute Cafe Discussion

Please join us for a cafe conversation led by Andrew Petroll, MD and Jessica Francis, MD on “Understanding Gender Identity: Taking a Deeper Dive”. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join us.

Jan
30
Wed
2019
“Say Yes by Saying No: A framework for Balance” – Drs. Kate Dielentheis and Rahmouna Farez @ MCW Alumni Center
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Council for Women’s Advocacy and the Center for AWSM are hosting Dr. Kate Dielentheis and Dr. Mona Farez for a presentation on work-life balance: “Say Yes By Saying No”.

Feb
26
Tue
2019
Examining the Link Between Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer – Dr. Denise Uyar @ St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Please join us for CTSI’s next Science Cafe – an educational discussion led by Dr. Denise Uyar about the significant role that viruses, such as the human papillomavirus, play in the development and spread of specific cancers. We will also discuss screenings and prevention for specific cancers.

Presentation by: Denise Uyar, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist Physician.

Register online by going to CTSI’s Registration Page

May
1
Wed
2019
Quality Health Care for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Patients @ MCW Discovery Classroom
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Quality Health Care for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Patients @ MCW Discovery Classroom

Come and listen to our panelists tell their stories about the barriers trans and gender non-conforming patients may face while seeking health care, and ways to show compassion and provide quality care. This program is designed for our clinical faculty and students but is open to all.

Panelists

  • Jessica Francis, MD, Associate Residency Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN
  • Jenna Sarvaideo, DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine – Endocrinology
  • Nathan Lamberton, PharmD, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
  • Kaci Sullivan, transmasculine parent and birth giver
  • T.S. Banks, poet, playwright, and disability justice advocate

RSVP and Submit Questions in Advance

May
28
Tue
2019
Link Between HPV and Cervical Cancer with Dr. Denise Uyar: CTSI Science Cafe @ St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Bucyrus Campus)
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Link Between HPV and Cervical Cancer with Dr. Denise Uyar: CTSI Science Cafe @ St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Bucyrus Campus)

The next CTSI Science Café will be held on Tuesday, May 28, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Bucyrus Campus), located at 2450 W. North Avenue in Milwaukee.

The May topic will be Examining the Link Between Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer. The discussion will be led by Denise Uyar, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. The presentation will be followed by a community conversation on topic.

CTSI Science Café is free and open to the public by registering here. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Angie Holtz, aholtz@mcw.edu or 414-955-2540.

Aug
7
Fri
2020
Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) Cancer Research Summit and Graduation @ Virtual Event
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please join the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) Cancer Research Summit and graduation on August 7, 2020, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This will be a virtual event, where the scholars will have the opportunity to share their research and open it up for questions and brief discussions for each presentation. We will conclude the event by “presenting” graduation certificates and acknowledging each scholar’s participation this summer.

Program:

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Research Presentations – Topics are centered on “wicked problems” found in cancer-specific research.

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Graduation Ceremony – SPARCC Co-Directors Janet Rader, MD, and Kristina Kaljo, PhD, will present each of the scholars with a certificate of completion.

If you would like to attend, please email us at sparcc@mcw.edu.

SPARCC is an intensive 8-week summer program that immerses undergraduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research in the complexities of clinical cancer research. To learn more, please visit obgyn.mcw.edu/sparcc.

Sep
11
Sat
2021
Black Birth: A Maternal Health Conversation and Resource Fair @ Wisconsin Black Historical Society
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


The Milwaukee Film Festival and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin present Black Birth: A Maternal Health Conversation and Resource Fair.

The short film Black Birth serves as the backdrop to a community dialogue about the joys, fears, complexities, and disparities of Black motherhood in America and locally in Milwaukee. Following the film screening will be a panel discussion including an OB-GYN physician and resident, community doula, African American breastfeeding expert, and other maternal-fetal care specialists, as well as a resource fair featuring leading health and wellness community partners.


This in-person event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited to the first 150 people. Masks are REQUIRED and will be provided if needed. There is no virtual option. No Tickets required.

TimeTopic
11:00 AMWelcome and Introduction
11:15 AMShort Film
11:45 AM Discussion
12:15 - 1:00 PMPanel Questions and Discussion

Panelists

  • Moderator: Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD – Obstetrician and Gynecologist
  • OBGYN Providers: Seema Menon, MD – Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Ciera Oshodi, MD – OBGYN Resident
  • Breastfeeding Expert: Dalvery Blackwell, BA, IBCLC with the African American Breastfeeding Network I
  • Doula
  • Patient