Title IX and Its Impact After 40 Years: Understanding Physical Activity Perspectives of Adolescent Girls

Abstract Objective: Despite increases in sport participation among girls since the passing of Title IX legislation, girls still tend to have lower physical activity in comparison to boys. The aim of this pilot study was to better understand perspectives of adolescent girls about physical activity.  Methods: Ten girls aged 13 to 17 years were invited …

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI): An Early Cross-Sectional Analysis of PRAMS Phase 8 Data on Hospital Practices and Breastfeeding Outcomes in Utah and Wyoming

Abstract Introduction: Breastfeeding has immediate and long-term benefits for both maternal and child health.  This study examines the association between Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) experiences and breastfeeding outcomes in the Mountain West region. Methods: A cross-sectional (retrospective secondary data analysis) was performed using the 2016 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data. The participants were …

The Association Between Preconception Body Mass Index and Subfertility Among Hispanic and non-Hispanic Women: A Cross-Sectional Study from Utah’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey (2012–2015)

Abstract Objective: To investigate the association between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and subfertility within a population-based cohort, exploring Hispanic ethnicity as a potential effect modifier. Methods: We used cross-sectional study data from the Utah Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System from 2012–2015. Relationships between maternal pre-pregnancy BMI and subfertility were evaluated via Poisson regression models …

Implementing Routine Screening for Postpartum PTSD

Title: Implementing Routine Screening for Postpartum PTSDPresenter: Sara Webb, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, University of Utah College of NursingProject Chair: Scott Christensen, MBA, DNP, University of Utah College of NursingDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Providers are invested in screening for postpartum PTSD to improve identification and treatment. Implementing routine screening is feasible and effective as long as key barriers are addressed.  Keywords/Main Subjects: Postpartum …

Breastfeeding Education for Nurses in Rural Rwanda

Title: Breastfeeding Education for Nurses in Rural RwandaPresenter: Jennifer McCullough, DNP, RN, BSN; University of Utah College of NursingFaculty Sponsor: Debra Penney, CNM, MPH, PhD, University of UtahDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Nurses at a district hospital in rural Rwanda demonstrated increased breastfeeding knowledge and skills after receiving education through various practical methodsKeywords/Main Subjects: Education, breastfeeding, rural healthcare, Rwanda, nursingCopyright: copyright Jennifer McCullough …

Impact of Implementation of Chemoprophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Cesarean Delivery

Title: Impact of Implementation of Chemoprophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Cesarean DeliveryPresenter: Alexis G Bridges, DOContributors: Torri Metz, MD (University of Utah); Amanda Allshouse, MS (University of Utah); Ann Bruno, MD (University of Utah)Faculty Sponsor: Brett Einerson, MD (University of Utah)Date: 5/14/20Brief Description: VTE prevention protocol increases rate of chemoprophylaxis use in high-risk women undergoing cesarean delivery without …

Does Prostaglandin Use Affect Mode of Delivery in SGA vs Non-SGA Neonates?

Title: Does Prostaglandin Use Affect Mode of Delivery in SGA vs Non-SGA Neonates?Presenter: Alexis G Bridges, DO; University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Intermountain Healthcare Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyContributors: Amanda A Allshouse, MS (University of Utah); Dana R Canfield, MD (University of Utah, Intermountain Healthcare); Bryan W Grover, BS (University of Utah); Shannon L Son, …

Evidence-Based Clinical Care for Midlife Women: What Do Research and Clinical Guidelines Tell Us?

Title: Evidence-Based Clinical Care for Midlife Women: What Do Research and Clinical Guidelines Tell Us?Presenter: Marjorie Jenkins, MD, MEdHP, FACP, University of South CarolinaDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Examining sex-based research and clinical guidelines for evidence-based care for mid-life womenKeywords/Main Subjects: Evidence-based medicine, clinical care, midlife women, research guidelines, clinical guidelinesCopyright: copyright Marjorie Jenkins ©2020Contact: mjenkins@greenvillemed.sc.edu References: How …

Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Across Borders

Title: Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Across BordersPresenter: Annie Fukushima, PhD, University of UtahDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Discussing gendered violence across various types of bordersKeywords/Main Subjects: Borders, gender-based violence, domestic violenceCopyright: copyright Annie Fukushima ©2020Contact: a.fukushima@utah.edu References: Website – anniefukushima.com Migrant Crossings – https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=29061