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
Jan
9
Wed
2013
Rheumatologic and Autoimmune Disorders in Pregnancy –Megan Mietelski, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar
14
Thu
2013
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Infertility – Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Wauwatosa Community Conference Center, Room 3
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm

Katherine Schoyer, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin obstetrician/gynecologist, will be presenting on polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. It is one of the most common causes of female infertility. We will discuss the diagnosis, etiology and health risks associated with PCOS. More importantly, we’ll talk about treatment options for PCOS, including those specifically targeted toward PCOS-related infertility.

Register online by going to Froedtert Health’s Classes and Events

Sep
18
Wed
2013
Dr. Uyar Presenting Poster Research at MCW Research Day – Utilizing Peer Teen Advocates and Social Media to Increase HPV Vaccination Awareness in Urban Settings @ Medical College of Wisconsin - Alumni Center
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 19 @ 1:00 am
May
2
Fri
2014
16th Annual Women’s Health Conference @ Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
10
Wed
2014
HPV & Cancer – Denise Uyar, MD @ Wauwatosa Community Conference Center, Room 1
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Denise Uyar, gynecologic oncologist, will speak on HPV and cancer. Human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause serious health problems, including genital warts and certain cancers. Join us for a discussion on how HPV causes cancer, the signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment options.

Register Online

Sep
25
Thu
2014
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Infertility – Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Wauwatosa Community Conference Center, Room 3
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Katherine Schoyer, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin obstetrician/gynecologist, will be presenting on polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. It is one of the most common causes of female infertility. We will discuss the diagnosis, etiology and health risks associated with PCOS. More importantly, we’ll talk about treatment options for PCOS, including those specifically targeted toward PCOS-related infertility.

Register online by going to Froedtert Health’s Classes and Event

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

Apr
21
Fri
2017
MCW’s Community Engagement Week Poster Session @ MCW - Alumni Center
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
MCW's Community Engagement Week Poster Session @ MCW - Alumni Center

Our Women’s Mental Health Psychologist Dr. Abbey Kruper, Education Curriculum & Instruction faculty Dr. Kristina Kaljo, and Obstetrician/Gynecologist Dr. Seema Menon are presenting their research poster at MCW’s Community Engagement Week 2017: Elevating Community Voices in Health.
Student-Centered Learning – Implementing a Sexual and Behavioral Health Curriculum with Adolescent Students

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.

Nov
29
Wed
2017
Grand Rounds: Women’s Care in Global Health Panel – Drs. Jennifer McIntosh, Allie Linton and Seema Menon @ Froedtert Hospital – Delfs/Klieger Conference Room
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

MCW’s Global Health week is November 27-December 1, 2017. It was created to:
1) Increase the visibility of faculty’s global health activities in community engagement, clinical care, education, and research.
2) Raise awareness of local and international partnerships that are addressing global health issues from neighborhoods to nations.

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology has a long history of global health involvement. Current faculty members have traveled to provide global health care for women in multiple countries. These experiences have enriched their careers and provided unique experiences. Residents are encouraged to partake in experiences abroad during their training as well.

Panel Objectives:

– Review the variety of experiences that OBGYN practitioners have had abroad
– Listen to personal stories of meaningful experiences during global health work in women’s health
– Learn about the professional impact one gets from traveling abroad and providing health care
– Hear what an ideal vision of global health education in residency looks like from a variety of practitioners

Jennifer McIntosh, DO

Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist who has a special interest in global health. She’s spent time as a trainee (both as a medical student and resident) in Guatemala, Malawi and Kenya. She considers herself an advocate for global health during medical education and hopes to advocate for residents and students to gain obstetric experiences internationally.

Seema Menon, MD

General OB/GYN with subspecialty training in Adolescent Gynecology who has a very special interest in global health. She created our department’s “International Scholars in Obstetrics and Gynecology Program” with our first connection being with Shijiazhuang City Maternity and Child Health Hospital.

Allison Linton, MD, MPH

General OB/GYN with subspecialty training in Family Planning. She has a special interest in global health teaching and clinical care, focusing on improving women’s health outcomes through improving access to safe and comprehensive family planning services. She has taught and provided clinical services in Africa, Asia, and Central America.

Kathryn Sarnoski, MD

MCW OB/GYN resident graduate of 2017 and a current generalist in Obstetrics and Gynecology through Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital. She has an interest in global health primarily in Central and South America and has created the Global Health Resident Travel Fund in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology to promote resident education in global health. She volunteers as a provider and educator at CerviCusco in Cusco, Peru to address their high rates of cervical cancer morbidity and mortality. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Cervical Cancer Foundation

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Apr
18
Wed
2018
Is Your Teen at Risk? – HPV and Cervical Cancer – Denise Uyar, MD @ Froedtert Sports Education Conference Room
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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

Apr
12
Fri
2019
21st Annual Conference: “Caring for our Patients, Caring for Ourselves” @ Harley-Davidson Museum®
Apr 12 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
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.