Honors and Awards

HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER, Torrance, CA: Urogynecology Fellowship (2003-2006)

’06 First place for Best Prize Paper on Minimally Invasive Gynecology on “Anterior Compartment Repairs using Biological Graft Fixation to the Arcus Tendinous Fascia Pelvis” (35th AAGL national meeting)

’05 First place for Karl Storz IRCAD Laparoscopic Video Award on “Laparoscopic Uterine Suspension” (34th AAGL national meeting)

’05 Third place for the J. Hoffman Postgraduate Paper on “Transvaginal Repair of Anterior Compartment Defects using Porcine Dermal Graft Fixation to the Arcus Tendinous Fascia Pelvic.” (34th AAGL nation meeting)

CHATTANOOGA WOMEN’S LASER CENTER, Chattanooga, TN: Advanced Laparoscopic Gynecology Fellowship (2002-2003)

’03 First place for the J. Hoffman Postgraduate Prize Paper on “Laparoscopic Vag Vault Suspension” (33rd AAGL national meeting)

’03 Da Vinci Robotic training certification

’02 First Place: Laparoscopic Suturing Contest at the AAGL 31st national meeting

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Chicago, IL: OB/GYN residency (1998-2002)

’02 Resident Achievement Award: Best Laparoscopic Surgeon

’00 Best PGY2 OB/GYN Teaching Resident of the Year 2000

’98 First place for the Research Paper Award at the District VI ACOG meeting in Chicago, IL in 1998

RUSH MEDICAL COLLEGE, Chicago, IL: Medical school (1994-1998)

’95 Best Teacher Award in summer session at Northwestern U.

’96 Clinical Honors: Obstetrics and Gynecology OB/GYN Research Maternal Fetal Medicine