Mary Lou Kopas, CNM

Teaching Associate, Certified Nurse Midwife

 
Clinical Focus:

Nurse midwifery

Licensure:

Washington

Certification:

• Registered Nurse
• Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
• American College of Nurse-Midwives

Education:

• BS, Nursing
   (University of Washington, 2005)
• MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
   (University of Washington, 2011)

Appointments & Practice Locations

Meridian Women's Health at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
10330 Meridian Ave North, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98133

Appointments:   206.368.6644

 

Deborah Blue, CNM, MSN, RN

Teaching Associate, Certified Nurse Midwife

 
Clinical Focus:

Nurse midwifery

Licensure:

Washington, 2013

Certification:

• Registered Nurse
• American College of Nurse-Midwives

Education:

• MSN, Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery
   (Seattle University, 2013)

Appointments & Practice Locations

Meridian Women's Health at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
10330 Meridian Ave North, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98133

Appointments:   206.368.6644

 

Prabhu Andrea Dept web

Andrea M Prabhu, MD

Acting Assistant Professor

 
Joined UW Medicine:

7/1/2012

Clinical Focus:

Women's Health Care
• Vulvar disorders
• Female sexual dysfunction

Licensure:

Washington, 2012

Certification:

Active candidate for board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014

Education:

• MD Degree
   (University of Minnesota Medical School, 2008)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of Washington, 2012)

Research Interests:

• Resident wellness
• Vulvar disorders

Memberships:

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Alpha Omega Alpha

Selected Publications:

Zins AM, Thomas SG, Judson PL, Geller MA. Intussusception caused by metastatic cervical cancer. Int J Gynaecol Obstet Dec 2008;103(3):262-3. Epub 2008 Aug 27.

Simmons HR, Amies Oelschlager AE, Kim S, Zins AM, Chiang S. Unverifiable and erroneous publications reported by obstetrics and gynecology residency applicants. Obstet Gynecol 2012 Mar;119(3):498–503. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31824605fc.

Sadro C, Zins AM, Debiec K, Robinson J. Lethal fatal head injury and placental abruption in the pregnant trauma patient. Emerg Radiol. 2012 Apr;19(2):175–80. doi: 10.1007/s10140-011-1017-9. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Appointments & Practice Locations

Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105-6920

Appointments:   206.598.5500

 
VA Women's Health Care Center,
American Lake
9600 Veteran's Drive, Tacoma, WA 98493

Appointments:   253.583.1444

Prager Sarah Dept website

Sarah W Prager, MD, MAS

Associate Professor and Division Director, Family Planning
Director, Family Planning Fellowship
Clinician Educator (Family Planning), Education Division

 
Joined UW Medicine: 8/14/06
Clinical Focus:

Family Planning:
• Family planning
• Contraception
• Miscarriage management

Licensure: Washington, 2006
Certification:

Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005

Education:

• MD Degree
   (University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, 2000)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont, 2004)
• Fellowship in Family Planning
   (University of California, San Francisco, 2006)
• MAS degree in Clinical Research
   (University of California, San Francisco, 2006)

Research Interests:

• Post-abortion contraception
• IUDs
• Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)
• Miscarriage management
• Global reproductive health

Memberships:

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• National Abortion Federation
• Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
• Planned Parenthood Federation of America
• Medical Students for Choice

Honors:

• ACOG Mentor of the Year for District VIII, 2012
• Faculty Research Mentorship Award, 2011
• Golden Eddy Award for Outstanding Patient Education, 2010
• Excellence in Resident Education, 2008, 2009

Selected Publications:

Darney BG, Weaver MR, Stevens N, Kimball J, Prager SW. The family medicine residency training initiative in miscarriage management: Impact on practice in Washington State. Family Medicine Feb 2013;45(2):102–8.

Darney BG, Weaver MR, VanDerhei D, Stevens NG, Prager SW. One of those areas that people avoid: A qualitative study of implementation in miscarriage management. BMC Hlth Srvcs Rsch 2013;13:123.

Prager S, Gupta P, Chilambwe J, Vwalika B, Neukom J, Siamwanza N, Eber M, Blumenthal PD. Feasibility of training Zambian nurse-midwives to perform postplacental and postpartum insertions of intrauterine devices. Intnat'l J of Gynaecol & Obstet Jun 2012;117(3):243-7.

Peterson SE, Nelson JL, Guthrie KA, Gadi VK, Aydelotte TM, Oyer DJ, Prager SW, Gammill HS. Prospective assessment of fetal-maternal cell transfer in miscarriage and pregnancy termination. Hum Reprod Sept 27, 2012;9:2607–12.

Upson K, Reed SD, Prager SW, Schiff MA. Factors associated with contraceptive non-use among US women ages 35–44 years at risk of unwanted pregnancy. Contraception May 2010;81(5):427–34.

Lyus R, Lohr P, Prager SW. Use of the Mirena LNG-IUS and Paragard CuT380A intrauterine devices in nulliparous women. Contraception May 2010;81(5):367–71.

Prager SW, Oyer DJ. Second trimester surgical abortion.
Clin Obstet & Gynecol June 2009;52(2):179-87.

Prager S, Darney PD. The levonorgestrel intrauterine system in nulliparous women. Contraception Jun 2007; 75(6):S12-S15.

Prager SW, Steinauer JE, Foster DG, Darney PD, Drey EA. Risk factors for repeat elective abortion. Am J Obstet Gynecol Dec 2007;197:575.e1-575.e6.

Lois Jovanovic-Peterson, Heather Terbell, Sarah Prager, Charles Peterson. Effects of the menstrual cycle on insulin resistance and glucose disposal rate in type-1 diabetic women. Diabetes 1997;46 (suppl. 2):104A

Appointments & Practice Locations

Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)
(Family Planning, general Ob/Gyn)
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105-6920

Appointments:   206.598.5500

 

Cedar River Clinic, Renton
263 Rainier Ave South
Renton, WA 98057

Appointments:   425.255.0471

Micks Elizabeth Dept web

Elizabeth A Micks, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

 
Joined UW Medicine: 7/13/2012
Clinical Focus:

Family Planning:
• Family planning
• Contraception and pregnancy termination for medically complex patients
• Miscarriage management

Licensure: • Washington, 2010
• Oregon, 2010
Certification:

Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013

Education:

• MD Degree
   (Jefferson Medical College, 2006)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of California, Davis Medical Center, 2010)
• Fellowship in Family Planning
   (Oregon Health & Science University, 2012)
• Master of Public Health
   (Oregon Health & Science University, 2012)

Research Interests:

• Permanent contraception
• Novel hormonal contraceptives
• Pain control for uterine procedures, including intrauterine device placement

Memberships:

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Society of Family Planning

Selected Publications: Micks E, Jensen JT. Estradiol valerate and dienogest: A novel four-phasic oral contraceptive pill for effective pregnancy prevention and treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding. Womens Health (lond Engl) 2011;7(5):513-524.

Micks E, Jensen JT. Oral contraceptives: What you need to know when prescribing the latest formulations. Contemporary OB/GYN Feb 2012;43-49.

Micks E, Edelman A. How often should healthy women be screened for osteoporosis? OB/GYN Clinical Alert 2012;28(12):94-96.

Micks E, Edelman A. Progestins and risk of venous thromboembolism: What's the deal with drospirenone? OB/GYN Clinical Alert 2011;(28)4:25-28.

Micks E, Edelman A, Renner R, et al. An evaluation of hydrocodone/acetaminophen for pain control in first trimester surgical abortion: A randomized, controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2012 (Accepted for publication 7/2012).

Appointments & Practice Locations

Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105-6920

Appointments:   206.598.5500

 

Hall Health Women's Clinic
4060 NE Stevens Way, UW Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments:   206.616.2495

 

Cedar River Clinic, Renton
263 Rainier Ave South
Renton, WA 98057

Appointments:   425.255.0471