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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology Fellows

 

 

Gynecologic Oncology

Nell Suby, M.D.

Nell Suby, M.D.
Graduate 2013

Dr. Nell Suby graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, in 2006, and holds a bachelors in English Literature from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, in June 2010. Dr. Suby joined the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program in July 2010. She considers it a distinct honor to treat women with cancer and to provide complete care during a remarkable time in their lives. Thus leading to her research of patterns in endometrial cancer care, she hopes to improve access to appropriate care and raise awareness of endometrial cancer. In her spare time, Nell enjoys running, hiking and is an acomplished cello player.

Vanessa Kennedy, M.D.

Vanessa Kennedy, M.D.
Third Year Fellow

Dr. Vanessa Kennedy is originally from Melbourne, Australia and emigrated to the United States in 1996. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 2003. She then received her medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in 2007, and subsequently completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in 2011. Dr. Kennedy joined the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program in July 2011. She is extremely interested in the investigations and research of varying treatments for recurrent ovarian cancer. Vanessa enjoys travelling, scuba diving and kayaking.

Ruth Stephenson, D.O.

Ruth Stephenson, D.O.
Second Year Fellow

Dr. Ruth Stephenson received her undergraduate degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, with a bachelors degree in Biochemistry and received her D.O. from new York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NY Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NJ. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Linvingston, NJ in June 2012. Dr. Stephenson is passionate about cutting edge surgical techniques and pursuing research that will have the greatest impact on the treatment of women with complex and advanced diseases in the field of gynecologic oncology. She has participated in many triathlons and races as fund-raisers for various organizations. Ruth also loves to travel and completed a humanitarian trip to Haiti during her residency.

 

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Sherri Taylor, M.D.

Sherri Taylor, M.D.
Graduating 2013 Fellow

Dr. Sherri Taylor began her education with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She completed an Advance Post-Baccalaureate Learning Experience (ABLE) program before starting her Doctorate in Medicine, both at Michigan State University. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania. From 2007-2010 she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Alabama. Dr. Taylor continued her scholarship by joining the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program in August of 2010. Her research interest is centered on high-risk pregnancies in under-served populations and the impact of world health policy on maternal mortality rates.

Sima Parmar, M.D.

Sima Parmar, M.D.
Third Year Fellow

Dr. Sima Parmar started her education at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology. She went on to study medicine at the same university. She then moved to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL for her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency. During her 3rd year Residency Elective, she spent a month in Mumbai, India working at various institutions throughout the city. She began the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program in July 2011. Her interests include the placenta accrete, percreta and increta, as well as diversity in medicine and public health issues.

Yen Truong, M.D.

Yen Truong, M.D.
Second Year Fellow

Dr. Yen Truong received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley with Bachelor's Degrees in Political Science and Integrative Biology. She attended Tufts University's School of Medicine in Boston, MA, completing both her Doctorate of Medicine and Master of Public Health. She completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA. Dr. Truong began her fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in July 2012. Dr. Truong has specific interests in underserved populations, health policy, health outcomes, and public health research.