Department of OB-GYN Research Retreat

The University of Colorado Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology holds a bi-annual Research Retreat showcasing the basic science and clinical research that is being conducted by investigators within our department and inviting guest speaker from around the country to give talks on research being done in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Our next Research Retreat is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2024.

For additional information, please contact:

Joshua Johnson, PhD, Research Retreat Committee Chair
Maddie Book, Research Retreat Coordinator

Sponsored by Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Division of Reproductive Sciences

2022 OB-GYN Research Retreat

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 8:00am–4:30pm
The Inn at Hudson Gardens, Littleton, Colorado

Keynote Speakers​:

Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Patti E. Gravitt, PhD, MS
Deputy Director 
Center for Global Health 
National Cancer Institute
Rockville, Maryland



Methodius Tuuli, MD, MPH, MBA
Chase-Joukowsky Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Warren Alpert School of Medicine
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Alumna WRHR Scholar Presentation:

Virginia D. Winn, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Reproductive, Stem Cell and Perinatal Biology, Director
Division Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics
H&H Evergreen Faculty Scholar
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California



2019 OB-GYN Research Retreat

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7:30am–5:00pm
The Lake House at Cherry Creek State Park, Greenwood Village, Colorado

Keynote Speaker​:

Errol R. Norwitz, MD, PhD, MBA
Louis E. Phaneuf Professor
Chief Scientific Officer
Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Tufts University, Boston, MA

Symposium Speaker:

Daniel Grossman, MD, FACOG
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
University of California, San Francisco, CA


2017 OB-GYN Research Retreat

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 8:00am–2:00pm
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado

Keynote Speaker​s

Jan-Åke Gustafsson, MD, PhD
Robert A. Welch Professor
Director, Center for Nuclear Receptors and CellSignaling
University of Houston

Uma Reddy, MD, MPH
NICHD Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch

Christos Coutifaris, MD, PhD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania

2015 OB-GYN Research Retreat

Friday, October 23, 2015, 8:00am–2:00pm
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado

Keynote Speaker​

Marisa Bartolomei, PhD
Department of Cell & Developmental Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine 



Contact Info

Maddie Book
Core Education and Events Coordinator
12631 East 17th Avenue
Room 4009, B198-1
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: (303) 724-3866


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