Brian W Nielsen, M.D.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
1997 B.S. - Alma College, Alma, MI
2009 M.S. - University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
My current interest involves the impact of adipocytokines on myometrial contractility, and how they contribute to labor dystocia. Also of interest is the influence of medications to treat gestational diabetes and their effect on myometrial contractility.
2008 APGO/CREOG National Faculty Award
2003 Oakwood Hospital, Medical Student Teacher of the Year Award
2000 Wayne State University School of Medicine, Year III Honors
“Assessment of Genital Herpes Knowledge in a Community Based Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Clinic Population” (with A. Vansadia). ACOG, Annual Michigan Junior Fellow Research Day, East Lansing,MI. May 2010.
“Presenteeism, A Novel Concept Five Years after Duty Hour Restrictions” (with T. Allen). CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. March 2009.
“Resident Accountability: Have the ACGME Duty Hour Restrictions Changed This?” (with R. Gilbert and T. Allen). ACOG, Annual Michigan Junior Fellow Research Day, East Lansing, MI. May 2007.
“Maternal Intensive Care and Perinatal Genetic Management of Fatty Liver Disease of Pregnancy: Fatty Acid Oxidation Defects” (with R. Hume). Armed Forces District Annual Meeting of ACOG, Seattle, WA. October 2005.
“Differences in Prenatal Diagnosis with Women of Middle-Eastern Descent” (with S. Garmel). ACOG, 6. Annual Michigan Junior Fellow Research Day, East Lansing, MI. May 2005.