Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ginny L. Ryan, MD

Portrait

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

Contact Information

Email: ginny-ryan@uiowa.edu

Education

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
Post Doctoral, Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods Research, Center for Lifelong Learning, University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill 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

All Publications

Ryan G, Mengeling M, Booth B, Torner J, Syrop C, Sadler A.  Voluntary and involuntary childlessness in female veterans: associations with sexual assault.  Fertil Steril, Elsevier Publishing Comany.  2014 May 26. Epub ahead of print.
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Haugsdal M, Ryan G.  HPV and cervical dysplasia in adolescents: a progressive march toward prevention.  JPAG, Elsevier Publishing Company.  2014 May 25. 

Mancuso A, Ryan G.  Normal vulvovaginal health in adolescents.  JPAG, Elsevier Publishing Company.  2014 April 24. Available online.
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 .  Insights on managing the older couple with unexplained infertility and normal ovarian reserve.  Fertil Steril, Elsevier Publishing Company.  2014 April 16. Epub ahead of print:Epub ahead of print.
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Rysavy M, Kresowik J, Liu D, Mains L, Lessard M, Ryan G.  Human papillomavirus vaccination and sexual behavior in young women.  JPAG (published by Elsevier for the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology).  2014 April. 27(2):67-71.
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Cookingham L, Ryan G.  The impact of social media on the sexual and social wellness of adolescents.  JPAG, Elsevier Publishing Company.  2014 March 24. 
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Lewis A, Liu D, Stuart S, Ryan G.  Less depressed or less forthcoming? Self-report of depression symptoms in women preparing for in vitro fertilization.  Archives of Women's Mental Health.  2013 April. 16(2):87-92.
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Kresowik J, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B, Ryan G.  Ultrasound is the optimal choice for guidance in difficult hysteroscopy..  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  2012 June. 39(6):715-8.
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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.
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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.
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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):1367-9.
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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):993-7.
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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.
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Ryan G.  Preservation of fertility in children with cancer: medical, ethical and legal aspects..  Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin/Boston.  2011. 
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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 July. 94(2):543-8.
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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..  Seminars in reproductive medicine.  2010 July. 28(4):287-94.
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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.
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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.
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Ryan G.  Establishment of a clinical gestational carrier program: medical, ethical, legal and policy issues..  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2010. 1(1):35.
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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.
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Andersen A, Ryan G.  Eating disorders in the obstetric and gynecologic patient population..  Obstetrics and gynecology.  2009 December. 114(6):1353-67.
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Andersen A, Ryan G.  Eating disorders in the obstetric and gynecology patient population..  Obstetrics and Gynecology.  2009 December. 114(6):1353-1367.
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Mains L, Ryan G, Sparks A, Van Voorhis B.  Sextuplets: an unusual complication of single embryo transfer..  Fertility and sterility.  2009 March. 91(3):932.e1-2.
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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.
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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 February. 111(2 Pt 2):547-9.
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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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Ryan G, Sparks A, Sipe C, Syrop C, Dokras A, Van Voorhis B.  A mandatory single blastocyst transfer policy with educational campaign in a United States IVF program reduces multiple gestation rates without sacrificing pregnancy rates..  Fertility and sterility.  2007 August. 88(2):354-60.
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Ryan G, Sparks A, Sipe C, Syrop C, Dokras A, Van Voorhis B.  A mandatory single blastocyst transfer policy with educational campaign in a United States IVF program reduces multiple gestation rates without sacrificing pregnancy rates..  Fertility and Sterility.  2007 August. 88(2):354-360.
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Zhang M, Tao Y, Ryan G, Feng X, Fanelli F, Segaloff D.  Intrinsic differences in the response of the human lutropin receptor versus the human follitropin receptor to activating mutations..  The Journal of biological chemistry.  2007 August. 282(35):25527-39.
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Ryan G, Feng X, d'Alva C, Zhang M, Van Voorhis B, Pinto E, Kubias A, Antonini S, Latronico A, Segaloff D.  Evaluating the roles of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor polymorphisms in gonadal hyperstimulation associated with severe juvenile primary hypothyroidism.  J Clin Endocrinol Metab.  2007 June. 92(6):2312-2317.
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Ryan G, Feng X, d'Alva C, Zhang M, Van Voorhis B, Pinto E, Kubias A, Antonini S, Latronico A, Segaloff D.  Evaluating the roles of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor polymorphisms in gonadal hyperstimulation associated with severe juvenile primary hypothyroidism..  The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism.  2007 June. 92(6):2312-7.
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Kresowik J, Ryan G, Austin J, Van Voorhis B.  Ultrasound-assisted repair of a unique case of distal vaginal agenesis.  Fertility and Sterility.  2007 April. 87(4):976.e9-12.
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Kresowik J, Ryan G, Austin J, Van Voorhis B.  Ultrasound-assisted repair of a unique case of distal vaginal agenesis..  Fertility and sterility.  2007 April. 87(4):976.e9-12.
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Freitas K, Ryan G, Brito V, Tao Y, Costa E, Mendonca B, Segaloff D, Latronico A.  Molecular analysis of the neuropeptide Y1 receptor gene in human idiopathic gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty and isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism..  Fertility and Sterility.  2007 March. 87(3):627-634.

Zhang M, Tao Y, Ryan G, Feng X, Famelli F, Segaloff D.  Intrinsic diffrences in the response of the human lutropin receptor versus the human follitropin receptor to activating mutations..  The Journal of Biological Chemistry.  2007. 282(35):25527-25539.
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Ryan G, Stolpen A, Van Voorhis B.  An unusual cause of adolescent dysmenorrhea..  Obstetrics and gynecology.  2006 October. 108(4):1017-22.
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Ryan G, Stolpen A, Van Voorhis B.  An unusual cause of adolescent dysmenorrhea..  Obstetrics and Gynecology.  2006 October. 108(4):1017-1022.
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Ryan G, Moss V, Davis W, Sparks A, Dokras A, Van Voorhis B.  Oral ovulation induction agents combined with low-dose gonadotropin injections and intrauterine insemination: cost- and clinical effectiveness..  The Journal of Reproductive Medicine.  2005 December. 50(12):943-950.
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Ryan G, Moss V, Davis W, Sparks A, Dokras A, Van Voorhis B.  Oral ovulation induction agents combined with low-dose gonadotropin injections and intrauterine insemination: cost- and clinical effectiveness..  The Journal of reproductive medicine.  2005 December. 50(12):943-50.
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Olson C, Keppler-Noreuil K, Romitti P, Budelier W, Ryan G, Sparks A, Van Voorhis B.  In vitro fertilization is associated with an increase in major birth defects..  Fertility & Sterility.  2005 November. 84(5):1308-1315.
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Olson C, Keppler-Noreuil K, Romitti P, Budelier W, Ryan G, Sparks A, Van Voorhis B.  In vitro fertilization is associated with an increase in major birth defects..  Fertility and sterility.  2005 November. 84(5):1308-15.
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Ryan G, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B.  Role, epidemiology, and natural history of benign uterine mass lesions..  Clinical obstetrics and gynecology.  2005 June. 48(2):312-24.
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Ryan G, Dokras A.  OHSS - current views about etiopathology & management..  Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Ltd., New Delhi.  2005. 

Ryan G, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B.  Role, epidemiology and natural history of benign uterine mass lesions..  2005. 48(2):312-324.
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Ryan G, Zhang S, Dokras A, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B.  The desire of infertile patients for multiple births..  Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey.  2004 August. 59(8):592.

Ryan G, Zhang S, Dokras A, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B.  The desire of infertile patients for multiple births..  Fertility & Sterility.  2004 March. 81(3):500-504.
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Ryan G, Zhang S, Dokras A, Syrop C, Van Voorhis B.  The desire of infertile patients for multiple births..  Fertility and sterility.  2004 March. 81(3):500-4.
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Ryan G, Quinn T, Syrop C, Hansen W.  Placenta accreta postpartum..  Obstetrics and gynecology.  2002 November. 100(5 Pt 2):1069-72.
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Ryan G, Quinn T, Syrop C, Hansen W.  Placenta accreta postpartum..  Obstetrics and Gynecology.  2002 November. 100(5 Pt 2):1069-1072.
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Ryan G, Skinner C, Farrell D, Champion V.  Examining the boundaries of tailoring: the utility of tailoring versus targeting mammography interventions for two distinct populations..  Health Education Research.  2001. 16(5):555-566.
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Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 - 21:56:23