Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ginny L. Ryan, MD


Consultant, Ethics Consult Service
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology  - Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Contact Information

Email: ginny-ryan@uiowa.edu


BS with distinction, Biology and Society, Cornell University, Ithica, NY
MD, Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
MA, Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver School of Medicine
Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Continuing Education, Qualitative Analysis II; Phenomenological and Narrative / Discourse Methods, University of North Carolina Summer Institutes
Continuing Education, Auditor, Qualitative Research, University of Iowa College of Nursing
Continuing Education, Professional Grant Development Workshop, University of Iowa
Continuing Education, Grant Development Workshop Series; Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Iowa
Post Doctoral, Qualitative Research, Center for Lifelong Learning, University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School of Nursing
Mediation Seminar-continuing education, Ethics Consult Service continuing education, UIHC Ethics Consult Service
Continuing education qualitative research and analysis, Qualitative Research, University of North Carolina Summer Institutes
Continuing education in qualitative research and analysis, Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods Research, University of North Carolina School of Nursing

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Selected Publications

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Kresowik K, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B, Ryan G.  Ultrasound is the optimal choice for guidance in difficult hysteroscopy..  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol.  2011 December 15. 10:1002.

Kresowik J, Stegmann B, Sparks A, Ryan G, Van Voorhis B.  Five years of a mandatory single-embryo transfer (mSET) policy dramatically reduces twinning rate without lowering pregnancy rates..  Fertility and Sterility.  2011 December. 96(6):1367-1369.

Martini S, Van Voorhis B, Stegmann B, Sparks A, Shochet T, Zimmerman M, Ryan G.  In vitro fertilization patients support a single blastocyst transfer policy..  Fertility and Sterility.  2011 October. 96(4):993-997.

Ryan G.  Preservation of fertility in children with cancer: medical, ethical and legal aspects..  Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin/Boston.  2011. 

Thomas M, Sparks A, Ryan G, Van Voorhis B.  Clinical predictors of human blastocyst formation and pregnancy after extended embryo culture and transfer..  Fertility and Sterility.  2010. 94(2):543-548.

Jungheim E, Ryan G, Levens E, Cunningham A, Macones G, Carson K, Beltsos A, Odem R.  Embryo transfer practices in the United States: a survey of clinics registered with the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology..  Fertility and Sterility.  2010. 94(4):1432-1436.

Ryan G.  Establishment of a clinical gestational carrier program: medical, ethical, legal and policy issues..  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2010. 1(1):35.

Van Voorhis B, Ryan G.  Ethical obligation for restricting the number of embryos transferred to women: combating the multiple-birth epidemic from in vitro fertilization..  Semin Reprod Med.  2010. 28(4):287-294.

Mains L, Ryan G, Sparks A, Van Voorhis B.  Sextuplets: an unusual complication of single embryo transfer..  Fertility and Sterility.  2009. 91(3):932.e1-2.

Kresowik J, Ryan G, Van Voorhis B.  Progression of atypical endometrial hyperplasia to adenocarcinoma despite intrauterine progesterone treatment with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system..  Obstetrics and Gynecology.  2008. 111(2 part 2):547-549.

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