Kristin Atkins MD Diabetes and Pregnancy: Minimizing Risk for Mom and Baby
Kristin Atkins, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics
Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
David Cohen MD The Impact of Cancer: Pregnancy and Infertility Issues
David P. Cohen, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Ilinois
Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD

Perinatal Strategies to Improve Neonatal Care
Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD
Sheldon B. Korones Endowed Professor and Chief
Division of Neonatology
Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

Nancy Feinstein MD Parenting the Premature Infant: Enhancing Infant-Parent Relationships in the NICU
Nancy Feinstein, PhD, MSN, RNC
Vice President
COPE for HOPE, Inc.
Hammondsport, New York
Tufia Haddad MD Optimal Therapy for Breast Cancer: Standards and New Approaches
Tufia Haddad, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Masonic Cancer Center;
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sayeed Ikramuddin  MD Pregnancy, Obesity, and Bariatric Surgery: Maternal, Fetal, and Infant Implications
Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD
Director, Gastrointestinal Surgery
Co-Director, Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery;
Professor, Department of Surgery
Robert and Katherine Goodale Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mahmoud A. Ismail, MD High-Risk Maternity Management
Mahmoud A. Ismail, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Co-Director University of Chicago Perinatal Network
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Robert G. Kaniecki MD Women and Migraine
Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Director, The Headache Center
Chief, Headache Division
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Speaker Invited Postpartum Depressive Disorders
Mary Kenny, RN, MS
Coordinator, Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression Program
Loyola University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Mary J. Laughlin MD Cord Blood Stem Cell Usage: Current and Future Applications in this Field
Mary J. Laughlin, MD
Director, Stem Cell Transplantation
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia
Eric Levens MD Reducing Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admissions With Single-Embryo Transfer
Eric D. Levens, MD, FACOG
Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center
Rockville, Virginia
Julian C Schink MD Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Cancer
Julian C. Schink, MD
John and Ruth Brewer Professor of Gynecology and Cancer Research
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine;
Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Associate Director for Clinical Affairs
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Aparna Sharma PhD Postpartum Depressive Disorders
Aparna Sharma, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Loyola University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopausal Women—What’s the Story?
Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
Gil Wernovsky MD Early Identification of Congenital Heart Disease: Maximizing Outcomes
Gil Wernovsky, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine;
Medical Director, Neurocardiac Care Program
Associate Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Director of Program Development and Staff Cardiac Intensivist, The Cardiac Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Conference Planning Committee

Karen Babos, DO, MBA
Senior National Medical Director
OptumHealth Complex Medical Conditions

Charles Carlini, MD, JD, FACOG
National Medical Director
OptumHealth Complex Medical Conditions

Sarah Chart-Hart, RN
OptumHealth Education

Richard M. Cowett, MD, FAAP
National Medical Director
OptumHealth Complex Medical Conditions

Michael Hawkins, MD
Senior National Medical Director

Barbara Lindberg, JD, BSN, RN
Director and Lead Nurse Planner
OptumHealth Education

Ron Wiesinger, MD
Senior National Medical Director
OptumHealth Complex Medical Conditions

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