4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California
San Francisco, California
Clinical Research/Women's Health/Urogynecology
North American Menopause Society
Honors and Awards:
B.A. with Honors, UC Santa Barbara, 1986
Select Recent Publications:
Thurston RC, Sowers MR, Sternfeld B, Gold EB, Bromberger J, Chang Y, Joffe H, Crandall CJ, Waetjen LE, Matthews KA, Gains in Body Fat and Vasomotor Symptom Reporting Over the Menopausal Transition: The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, American Journal of Epidemiology 2009; 170:766-774.
Waetjen LE, Ye J, Feng WY, Johnson WO, Greendale GA, Sampselle CM, Sternfield B, Harlow S, Gold EB. Association between Menopausal Transition and the Development of Urinary Incontinence. Obstetrics and Gynecology 2009;114(5):989-98.
Waetjen LE, Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence, Menopause Management, May/June 2008, Vol 17(3): 14-25.
Waetjen LE, Feng WY, Ye J, Johnson WO, Greendale GA, Sampselle CM, Sternfield B, Harlow S, Gold EB, Factors Associated with Worsening and Improving Urinary Incontinence Across the Menopausal Transition, Obstetrics and Gynecology, March 2008, Vol 111 (3): 667-677.
Smith L, Waetjen LE, Paik C, Xing G, Trends in the Safety of Inpatient Hysterectomy for Benign Conditions in California 1991-2004, Obstetrics and Gynecology, September 2008, Vol 112(3): 553-61.
Waetjen LE, Liao S, Johnson WO, Sampselle CM, Sternfield B, Harlow SD, Gold EB. Factors associated with prevalent and incident urinary incontinence in a cohort of mid-life women: A longitudinal analysis of data. Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(3):309-18, February 2007.
Waetjen LE, Dwyer PL. Estrogen therapy and urinary incontinence: What is the evidence and what do we tell our patients? International Urogynecology Journal, 17(5):541-5, October 2006. Epub.
Paik CK, Waetjen LE, Xing G, Dai J, Sweet RL. Hospitalizations for pelvic inflammatory disease and tuboovarian abscess. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 107(3):611-616, March 2006.
Waetjen LE, Brown JS, Vittinghoff E, Ensrud K, Pinkerton J, Wallace R, Macer J, Grady D. The effect of ultralow-dose transdermal estradiol on urinary incontinence in postmenopausal women. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 105(5):946-952, November 2005.
Steinauer JE, Waetjen LE, Subak LL, Lin F, Vittinghoff E, Brown JS, Hulley SB, Grady D. Postmenopausal hormone therapy: Does it cause incontinence?, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 105(5):940-945, November 2005.