Dr. Argenta interviewed by WCCO
"Too few teens get the HPV vaccine. Listen to Dr. Peter Argenta's interview on WCCO where he explains why parents should be asking their child's doctor about this life-saving vaccine."
12th Annual Women's Health Research Conference
Registration is now open for the 2016 Women’s Health Research Conference, “Environmental Exposures and Hormones: Implications for Health,” scheduled forMonday, April 4, 2016. Presented by the Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health, this conference will explore the effects of environmental exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), as well as specific chronic conditions of altered hormone action, such as obesity, diabetes, menopause, and exercise. Formal presentations followed by a poster session and networking reception. Read more
Call for poster abstracts
The Powell Center for Women’s Health invites you to submit a poster abstract on any topic related to women’s health or sex differences research for the 2016 Women’s Health Research Conference, to be held April 4, 2016. Deadline for abstract submission is February 19, 2016
Dept of Ob/Gyn & CCRM-MN: A collaborative teaching and training partnership
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health is excited to announce a collaborative training agreement with a world-class fertility clinic that’s new to the Twin Cities market. CCRM Minneapolis, a partner clinic of the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM), will provide highly specialized fertility services and be the teaching and training partner for the University of Minnesota’s obstetrics and gynecology residents. The new clinic opened on July 1, 2015, and will begin working with University residents this year. Learn more
Updated Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic
The newly renovated Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers offer a comprehensive range of personalized high-risk obstetrical care and fetal diagnosis and treatment services for women who are referred to the center sites by their primary health care provider with special medical and obstetrical conditions - See more at: http://www.umphysicians.org/Clinics/maternal-fetal-medicine-center/#sthash.wyXuuSGO.dpuf
Announcing The Birthplace
Take a sneak-peak at the new state-of-the-art upgrades that were added to the Birthplace, and the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital NICU.
Patients will have access to expert care from a wide spectrum of specialties. Our providers are skilled in the latest non-invasive treatments, innovative birth techniques and life-saving procedures, giving expectant mothers and their families’ peace of mind and body.
Our vision is to define the standard of care for all women, today and tomorrow.
What is important to us?
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health operates in a unique partnership with Fairview Health Services and the University’s Academic Health Center and draws on the strengths of both organizations to combine innovative academic medicine with world-class health care.
We would like to take the lead in research productivity among the clinical departments in the Academic Health Center over the next 5-8 years.
About her passion for research mentoring
My love of teaching and research began when I was a resident.
The High Difficulty of Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer
On December 1, 2015, Dr. Melissa Geller was featured in a WCCO, CBS Minnesota News story about the high level of difficulty there is in diagnosing ovarian cancer. Dr. Geller is gynecologic oncologist as well as the division's director of research.
Reproductive Medicine Center (RMC) closed its practice on June 26, 2015. We reached this decision upon learning three of our physicians will move into private practice later this summer. We believe the closing is the right decision for our patients and our staff.
- frozen tissue samples
- your medical records
- billing related questions
- fertility evaluations
We thank each of you for entrusting us with your care and reproductive health. It’s been our pleasure and honor to provide your care as part of your journey to parenthood and throughout your lives.