Providence St. Joseph Health Women & Children’s Institute is dedicated to providing the premier experience and value for simplified, comprehensive coordinated health and wellness services as close to home as possible for women and children.

The institute is inclusive of patients in the pediatric population, both primary and specialty care, neonatal intensive care, newborn, maternal care, and well women. With more than 68,000 births across the PSJH system, the Women and Children’s Institute provides the first experience for our youngest patients and strives to develop a health partnership that lasts a lifetime.

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Submissions from 2018

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Clear cell carcinoma of the pelvic side wall arising from endometriosis., Lisa N Abaid, John S Cupp, Miles Chang, Steven R Beanes, and Bram H Goldstein

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A phase II study of frontline paclitaxel/carboplatin/bevacizumab, paclitaxel/carboplatin/temsirolimus, or ixabepilone/carboplatin/bevacizumab in advanced/recurrent endometrial cancer., Carol Aghajanian, Virginia Filiaci, Don S Dizon, Jay W Carlson, Matthew A Powell, Angeles Alvarez Secord, Krishnansu S Tewari, David P Bender, David M O'Malley, Ashley Stuckey, JianJiong Gao, Fanny Dao, Robert A Soslow, Heather A Lankes, Kathleen Moore, and Douglas A Levine

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Emerging themes in food security: environmental justice, extended families and the multiple roles of grandmothers., Ethel Alderete, Lauren Sonderegger, and Eliseo J Pérez-Stable

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Maternal healthy lifestyle during early pregnancy and offspring birthweight: differences by offspring sex., Sylvia E Badon, Raymond S Miller, Chunfang Qiu, Tanya K Sorensen, Michelle A Williams, and Daniel A Enquobahrie

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Surgical Standards for Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials with Pathological Complete Response Endpoint., Judy C Boughey, Michael D Alvarado, Rachael B Lancaster, W Fraser Symmans, Rita Mukhtar, Jasmine M Wong, Cheryl A Ewing, David A Potter, Todd M Tuttle, Tina J Hieken, Jodi M Carter, James W Jakub, Henry G Kaplan, Claire L Buchanan, Nora T Jaskowiak, Husain A Sattar, Jeffrey Mueller, Rita Nanda, Claudine J Isaacs, Paula R Pohlmann, Filipa Lynce, Eleni A Tousimis, Jay C Zeck, M Catherine Lee, Julie E Lang, Paulette Mhawech-Fauceglia, Roshni Rao, Bret Taback, Margaret Chen, Kevin M Kalinsky, Hanina Hibshoosh, Brigid Killelea, Tara Sanft, Gillian L Hirst, Smita Asare, Jeffrey B Matthews, Jane Perlmutter, and Laura J Esserman

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Socioeconomic disparities affect survival in malignant ovarian germ cell tumors in AYA population., Laura V Bownes, Laura L Stafman, Ilan I Maizlin, Matthew Dellinger, Kenneth W Gow, Adam B Goldin, Melanie Goldfarb, Monica Langer, Mehul V Raval, John J Doski, Jed G Nuchtern, Sanjeev A Vasudevan, and Elizabeth A Beierle

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Socioeconomic disparities affect survival in malignant ovarian germ cell tumors in AYA population., Laura V Bownes, Laura L Stafman, Ilan I Maizlin, Matthew Dellinger, Kenneth W Gow, Adam B Goldin, Melanie Goldfarb, Monica Langer, Mehul V Raval, John J Doski, Jed G Nuchtern, Sanjeev A Vasudevan, and Elizabeth A Beierle

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Surgical Interventions for Advanced Parameningeal Rhabdomyosarcoma of Children and Adolescents., Paul J Choi, Joe Iwanaga, R Shane Tubbs, and Emre Yilmaz

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Multidisciplinary, In Situ Simulation Improves Experienced Caregiver Confidence With High-Risk Pediatric Emergencies., Tara Cristallo, Michelle Walters, James Scanlan, Ian Doten, Theresa Demeter, and David Colvin

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What Is New in Insights and Strategies in Postpartum Hemorrhage?: Best Articles From the Past Year., Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su

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Macrophage-derived IL-1β/NF-κB signaling mediates parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis., Karim C El Kasmi, Padade M Vue, Aimee L Anderson, Michael W Devereaux, Swati Ghosh, Natarajan Balasubramaniyan, Sophie A Fillon, Carola Dahrenmoeller, Ayed Allawzi, Crystal Woods, Sarah McKenna, Clyde J Wright, Linda Johnson, Angelo D'Alessandro, Julie A Reisz, Eva Nozik-Grayck, Frederick J Suchy, and Ronald J Sokol

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Correlation between Surgeon's assessment and radiographic evaluation of residual disease in women with advanced stage ovarian cancer reported to have undergone optimal surgical cytoreduction: An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group study., Ramez N Eskander, James Kauderer, Krishnansu S Tewari, Robert S Mannel, Robert E Bristow, David M O'Malley, Stephen C Rubin, Gretchen E Glaser, Chad A Hamilton, Keiichi Fujiwara, Warner K Huh, Frederick Ueland, Jean-Marie Stephan, and Robert A Burger

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Extracellular vesicle RNAs reflect placenta dysfunction and are a biomarker source for preterm labour., Shannon Fallen, David Baxter, Xiaogang Wu, Taek-Kyun Kim, Oksana Shynlova, Min Young Lee, Kelsey Scherler, Stephen Lye, Leroy Hood, and Kai Wang

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Pediatric-protocol of multimodal therapy is associated with improved survival in AYAs and adults with rhabdomyosarcoma., Trevan D Fischer, Shrawan G Gaitonde, Bradley C Bandera, Mehul V Raval, Sanjeev A Vasudevan, Kenneth W Gow, Elizabeth A Beierle, John J Doski, Adam B Goldin, Monica Langer, Jed G Nuchtern, Stacey Stern, Leland J Foshag, and Melanie Goldfarb

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Metabolomics signatures associated with an oral glucose challenge in pregnant women., B Gelaye, C B Clish, M Denis, G Larrabure, M G Tadesse, A Deik, K Pierce, K Bullock, C Dennis, D A Enquobahrie, and M A Williams

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Oncofertility in the setting of advanced cervical cancer - A case report., Catherine Gordon, Joseph C Carmichael, and Krishnansu S Tewari

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Ixekizumab improves patient-reported outcomes up to 52 weeks in bDMARD-naïve patients with active psoriatic arthritis (SPIRIT-P1)., Alice B Gottlieb, Vibeke Strand, Mitsumasa Kishimoto, Philip Mease, Diamant Thaçi, Julie Birt, Chin H Lee, Catherine L Shuler, Chen-Yen Lin, and Dafna D Gladman

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VACTERL phenotype with mosaic trisomy 5 and uniparental disomy 5., Samuel Hwang, Mary Katharine Rudd, Lisa Finch, Suzanne E Peterson, and Raj P Kapur

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Peripheral Arterial Disease in Women: an Overview of Risk Factor Profile, Clinical Features, and Outcomes., Qurat-Ul-Ain Jelani, Mikhail Petrov, Sara C Martinez, Lene Holmvang, Khaled Al-Shaibi, and Mirvat Alasnag

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Shared decision-making, value pluralism and the zone of parental discretion., Joseph W Kaempf, Nicholas Kockler, and Mark W Tomlinson

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Pharmacokinetics of dacarbazine (DTIC) in pregnancy., Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon, Karen Hays, Olumide Kayode, Aditya R Kumar, Henry G Kaplan, Joel M Reid, Stephanie L Safgren, Matthew M Ames, Thomas R Easterling, and Mary F Hebert

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Does the implementation of a pediatric appendicitis pathway promoting ultrasound work outside of a children's hospital?, Emily Kobayashi, Bennett Johnson, Kathleen Goetz, James Scanlan, and Robert Weinsheimer

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The Management of a patient with a fragmented intrauterine device embedded within the cervical canal., Patricia E Korber and Bram H Goldstein

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National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births-Supporting Intended Vaginal Births., David C Lagrew, Lisa Kane Low, Rita Brennan, Maureen P Corry, Joyce K Edmonds, Brian G Gilpin, Jennifer Frost, Whitney Pinger, Dale P Reisner, and Sara Jaffer

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National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births- Supporting Intended Vaginal Births., David C Lagrew, Lisa Kane Low, Rita Brennan, Maureen P Corry, Joyce K Edmonds, Brian G Gilpin, Jennifer Frost, Whitney Pinger, Dale P Reisner, and Sara Jaffer

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National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births-Supporting Intended Vaginal Births., David C Lagrew, Lisa Kane Low, Rita Brennan, Maureen P Corry, Joyce K Edmonds, Brian G Gilpin, Jennifer Frost, Whitney Pinger, Dale P Reisner, and Sara Jaffer

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Neonatal Neuroprotection: Bringing Best Practice to the Bedside in the NICU., Terrie Lockridge

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Pharmacokinetic drug evaluation of niraparib for the treatment of ovarian cancer., Teresa C Longoria and Krishnansu S Tewari

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The safety and feasibility of minimally invasive sentinel lymph node staging using indocyanine green in the management of endometrial cancer., Alberto A Mendivil, Lisa N Abaid, John V Brown, Kristina M Mori, Tiffany L Beck, Howard D Epstein, John P Micha, and Bram H Goldstein

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The incidence of occult malignancy following uterine morcellation: A ten-year single institution experience retrospective cohort study., Kristina M Mori, Lisa N Abaid, Alberto A Mendivil, John V Brown, Tiffany L Beck, John P Micha, Howard D Epstein, and Bram H Goldstein

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Dietary intake and urinary metals among pregnant women in the Pacific Northwest., Citlalli Osorio-Yáñez, Bizu Gelaye, Daniel A Enquobahrie, Chunfang Qiu, and Michelle A Williams

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Pregnancy-associated Cushing's disease? An exploratory retrospective study., Sheri K Palejwala, Andrew R Conger, Amy Eisenberg, Pejman Cohan, Chester Griffiths, Garni Barkhoudarian, and Daniel F Kelly

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Temporal Transcriptomic Analysis of Metabolic Genes in Maternal Organs and Placenta During Murine Pregnancy., Alison Paquette, Priyanka Baloni, Anisa Holloman, Sanjay Nigam, Theo Bammler, Qingcheng Mao, and Nathan D Price

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Comparative analysis of gene expression in maternal peripheral blood and monocytes during spontaneous preterm labor., Alison G Paquette, Oksana Shynlova, Mark Kibschull, Nathan D Price, and Stephen J Lye

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Reply., Alison Paquette, Nathan D Price, and Stephen J Lye

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Fenestration of the Proximal Left Ovarian Vein., Mayank Patel, Joe Iwanaga, Rod J Oskouian, and R Shane Tubbs

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Bevacizumab in Cervical Cancer: 5 Years After., Krista S Pfaendler, Marisa C Liu, and Krishnansu S Tewari

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One-Step Approach to Identifying Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Association With Perinatal Outcomes., Gaia Pocobelli, Onchee Yu, Sharon Fuller, James R Fraser, Paige D Wartko, Lu Chen, Katherine M Newton, Jane Dimer, David K McCulloch, Susan Warwick, and Sascha Dublin

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Liposomal Bupivacaine Block at the Time of Cesarean Delivery to Decrease Postoperative Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial., Malavika Prabhu, Mark A Clapp, Emily L. McQuaid-Hanson, Samsiya Ona, Taylor OʼDonnell, Kaitlyn James, Brian T Bateman, Blair J Wylie, and William H Barth

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ASMBS pediatric metabolic and bariatric surgery guidelines, 2018., Janey S A Pratt, Allen Browne, Nancy T Browne, Matias Bruzoni, Megan Cohen, Ashish Desai, Thomas Inge, Bradley C Linden, Samer G Mattar, Marc Michalsky, David Podkameni, Kirk W Reichard, Fatima Cody Stanford, Meg H Zeller, and Jeffrey Zitsman

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Bringing the NICU RN to the Family, Gale Price, David Hicks, and Terry Zeilinger

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Tumor infiltrating lymphocyte recruitment after peri-lymphatic IRX-2 cytokine immunotherapy in resectable breast cancer and head and neck carcinoma, Joanna Pucilowska, Venkatesh Rajamanickam, Nikki Moxon, Monil Shah, Maritza Martel, Alison Conlin, James E. Egan, and David B. Page

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Complications of Subcutaneous Contraception: A Review., Rebecca C Ramdhan, Emily Simonds, Charlotte Wilson, Marios Loukas, Rod J Oskouian, and R Shane Tubbs

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Impact of tumour histology on survival in advanced cervical carcinoma: an NRG Oncology/Gynaecologic Oncology Group Study., Leigh G Seamon, James J Java, Bradley J Monk, Richard T Penson, Jubilee Brown, Robert S Mannel, Anna Oaknin, Mario M Leitao, Eric L Eisenhauer, Harry J Long, Shu Y Liao, and Krishnansu S Tewari

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Delivery Outcomes, Emergency Room Visits, and Psychological Aspects of Gestational Diabetes: Results From a Community Hospital Multiethnic Cohort., Harsimran Singh, Khajika Soyoltulga, Taylor Fong, and John Billimek

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Disparities in fertility-sparing surgery in adolescent and young women with stage I ovarian dysgerminoma., Laura L Stafman, Ilan I Maizlin, Matthew Dellinger, Kenneth W Gow, Melanie Goldfarb, Jed G Nuchtern, Monica Langer, Sanjeev A Vasudevan, John J Doski, Adam B Goldin, Mehul Raval, and Elizabeth A Beierle

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Prediction of clinical deterioration after admission from the pediatric emergency department., Stacy M Tarango, Phung K Pham, Dayun Chung, and Ara Festekjian

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A randomized controlled trial: does coaching using video during direct laryngoscopy improve residents' success in neonatal intubations?, Sarah Volz, Timothy P Stevens, and Rita Dadiz

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Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Testing in Breast Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists Clinical Practice Guideline Focused Update., Antonio C Wolff, M Elizabeth Hale Hammond, Kimberly H Allison, Brittany E Harvey, Pamela B Mangu, John M S Bartlett, Michael Bilous, Ian O Ellis, Patrick Fitzgibbons, Wedad Hanna, Robert B Jenkins, Michael F Press, Patricia A Spears, Gail H Vance, Giuseppe Viale, Lisa M McShane, and Mitchell Dowsett

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Rational design for cervical cancer therapeutics: cellular and non-cellular based strategies on the horizon for recurrent, metastatic or refractory cervical cancer., Juliet E Wolford and Krishnansu S Tewari

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Does Maternal Buprenorphine Dose Affect Severity or Incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?, Jacqueline Wong, Barry Saver, James M Scanlan, Louis Paul Gianutsos, Yachana Bhakta, James Walsh, Abigail Plawman, David Sapienza, and Vania Rudolf

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Genetic variations and risk of placental abruption: A genome-wide association study and meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies., Tsegaselassie Workalemahu, Daniel A Enquobahrie, Bizu Gelaye, Sixto E Sanchez, Pedro J Garcia, Fasil Tekola-Ayele, Anjum Hajat, Timothy A Thornton, Cande V Ananth, and Michelle A Williams

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Abruptio Placentae Risk and Genetic Variations in Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Oxidative Phosphorylation: Replication of a Candidate Gene Association Study., Tsegaselassie Workalemahu, Daniel A Enquobahrie, Bizu Gelaye, Timothy A Thornton, Fasil Tekola-Ayele, Sixto E Sanchez, Pedro J Garcia, Henry G Palomino, Anjum Hajat, Roberto Romero, Cande V Ananth, and Michelle A Williams

Submissions from 2017

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Calcium chloride in neonatal parenteral nutrition: A 15 year experience., R K Huston, Joseph Kaempf, M Wang, L Wang, G L Grunkemeier, and H S Cohen

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Antenatal corticosteroids for the late preterm infant and agnotology., Joseph Kaempf and G Suresh

Submissions from 2016

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Characterization of the microbiome of nipple aspirate fluid of breast cancer survivors., Alfred A Chan, Mina Bashir, Magali N Rivas, Karen Duvall, Peter A Sieling, Thomas R Pieber, Parag A Vaishampayan, Susan M Love, and Delphine J Lee

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Extremely premature birth and the choice of neonatal intensive care versus palliative comfort care: an 18-year single-center experience., Joseph Kaempf, Mark Tomlinson, and J Tuohey

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PIK3CA-associated developmental disorders exhibit distinct classes of mutations with variable expression and tissue distribution, Ghayda Mirzaa, Andrew E Timms, Valerio Conti, Evan August Boyle, Katta M Girisha, Beth Martin, Martin Kircher, Carissa Olds, Jane Juusola, Sarah Collins, Kaylee Park, Melissa Carter, Ian Glass, Inge Krägeloh-Mann, David Chitayat, Aditi Shah Parikh, Rachael Bradshaw, Erin Torti, Stephen Braddock, Leah Burke, Sondhya Ghedia, Mark Stephan, Fiona Stewart, Chitra Prasad, Melanie Napier, Sulagna Saitta, Rachel Straussberg, Michael Gabbett, Bridget C O'Connor, Catherine E Keegan, Lim Jiin Yin, Angeline Hwei Meeng Lai, Nicole Martin, Margaret McKinnon, Marie-Claude Addor, Luigi Boccuto, Charles E Schwartz, Agustina Lanoel, Robert L Conway, Koenraad Devriendt, Katrina Tatton-Brown, Mary Ella Pierpont, Michael Painter, Lisa Worgan, James Reggin, Raoul Hennekam, Karen Tsuchiya, Colin C Pritchard, Mariana Aracena, Karen W Gripp, Maria Cordisco, Hilde Van Esch, Livia Garavelli, Cynthia Curry, Anne Goriely, Hulya Kayserilli, Jay Shendure, John Graham, Renzo Guerrini, and William B Dobyns

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Navigating your career path in pediatric hematology/oncology: On and off the beaten track., Patrick A Zweidler-McKay, Mary-Jane Staba Hogan, Rima Jubran, Vandy Black, Jacqueline Casillas, James Harper, Suman Malempati, Judith Margolin, Judy Felgenhauer, Kathleen M Sakamoto, Janet Franklin, Mona Shah, Nita Seibel, George Buchanan, Sarah R Vaiselbuh, Caroline Hastings, Joanne Hilden, and Linda C Stork