Obstetrics and Gynecology

Catherine S. Bradley, MD, MSCE


Program Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (FPMRS) Fellowship
Director, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology  - Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Professor of Urology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 51217 PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-1534

Email: catherine-bradley@uiowa.edu


AB, Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
MSc, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Internship, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fellowship, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Licensure and Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (new certification first available 2013)
Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (MOC updated annually)
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Expiration date: 03/1/2017

Research Summary

The Questionnaire for Female Urinary Incontinence Diagnosis (QUID). (Bradley- Principal Investigator) Study recently completed testing the QUID’s validity, reliability and responsiveness to change with data analysis ongoing. B. Urinary Incontinence, Depression and PTSD in Women Veterans (Bradley- Principal Investigator): Large epidemiologic study in nationwide sample of women veterans. Data collection began 7/2010 and is ongoing. C. Simple Diagnosis and Treatment of Urge Urinary Incontinence, an RCT. (Brown- Principal Investigator; Investigator Initiated Research Proposal funded by Pfizer) Bradley- Iowa site Principal Investigator and Steering Committee member. RCT and extended open-label follow-up study complete. Manuscripts in progress. D. Multidisciplinary Approach to Chronic Urologic Pelvic Pain (MAPP network), Iowa site (Kreder- Prinicpal Investigator; Bradley- Co-investigator and Project Leader). Trans-network longitudinal epidemiologic study currently ongoing.

Selected Publications

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Clemons J, Weinstein M, Guess M, Alperin M, Moalli P, Gregory W, Lukacz E, Sung V, Chen B, Bradley C.  Impact of the 2011 FDA Transvaginal Mesh Safety Update on AUGS Members' Use of Synthetic Mesh and Biologic Grafts in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. .  Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg.  2013 July. 19(4):191-8.

Treszezamsky A, Karp D, Dick-Biascoechea M, Ehsani N, Dancz C, Montoya T, Olivera C, Smith A, Cardenas R, Fashokun T, Bradley C.  Spanish translation and validation of four short pelvic floor disorders questionnaires..  International urogynecology journal.  2013 April. 24(4):655-70.

Borello-France D, Burgio K, Goode P, Ye W, Weidner A, Lukacz E, Jelovsek J, Bradley C, Schaffer J, Hsu Y, Kenton K, Spino C.  Adherence to Behavioral Interventions for Stress Incontinence: Rates, Barriers, and Predictors..  Physical therapy.  2013 March. 

Schaffer J, Nager C, Xiang F, Borello-France D, Bradley C, Wu J, Mueller E, Norton P, Paraiso M, Zyczynski H, Richter H.  Predictors of success and satisfaction of nonsurgical therapy for stress urinary incontinence..  Obstetrics and gynecology.  2012 July. 120(1):91-7.

Bradley C, Nygaard I, Mengeling M, Torner J, Stockdale C, Booth B, Sadler A.  Urinary incontinence, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in women veterans..  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.  2012 June. 206(6):502.e1-8.

Handa V, Whitcomb E, Weidner A, Nygaard I, Brubaker L, Bradley C, Paraiso M, Schaffer J, Zyczynski H, Zhang M, Richter H.  Sexual function before and after non-surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence. For the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network..  Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery.  2011. 17(1):30-35.

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