LORI M GAWRON portrait
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Obstetrics And Gynecology
801-581-6170

Research Statement

Dr. Gawron’s primary research focus is leveraging biomedical informatics tools to improve reproductive planning and pregnancy outcomes for high-risk women. Additional interest are in understanding the effects of contraceptive methods on disease-specific symptoms in women with chronic health conditions and expansion of contraceptive services to vulnerable populations. She also assists in studies on contraceptive method development for NIH trials and industry efforts.

Research Keywords

  • Contraception and Family Planning
  • Chronic Disease
  • Pregnancy Intendedness
  • Pregnancy Loss

Presentations

  • Gawron LM. Contraception in Medically Complex Women, The Pregnancy Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine. Las Vegas, NV. , , 2017.
  • Gawron LM. Contraceptive management in women with chronic conditions. University of Utah Project ECHO. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. Contraceptive utilization patterns in women with chronic conditions. Utah Women’s Health Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. Fertility and contraceptive counseling for women with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. The Rocky Mountain IBD Course. Park City, UT. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. Contraception management for Women with Chronic Diseases. The 57h Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Update & Current Controversies Conference. Park City, UT. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. Crozier Visiting Professor. Department of Gastroenterology. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. Burlington, MS. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. How to find an Academic Position. Fellowship in Family Planning Career Development Workshop. Chicago, IL. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. Contraceptive management and updates. The Utah Academy of Family Physicians. 2016 CME-n-Ski. Snowbird, UT. , , 2016.
  • Gawron LM. Reproductive Health Consideration for Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. American Reproductive Health Professionals Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. , , 2015.
  • Gawron LM. Contraceptive management and updates. The 39th Annual Snowbird CME Conference. Snowbird, UT. , , 2015.
  • Gawron LM. Management of Early Pregnancy Failure. The University of Utah 4th Annual Regional Women’s Health & Midwifery Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2015.
  • Gawron LM. Evaluation and Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Orlando, FL. , , 2015.
  • Gawron LM. Pregnancy Considerations and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Orlando, FL. , , 2015.
  • Gawron LM. Reproductive Planning for Women with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Girls with Guts Annual Retreat, Bandera, TX. , , 2014.
  • Gawron LM. Pregnancy Management and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Orlando, FL. , , 2014.
  • Gawron LM. Sexual Dysfunction and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Orlando, FL. , , 2014.
  • Gawron LM. Reproductive Planning and Contraception for Women with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Orlando, FL. , , 2014.
  • Gawron LM. Fertility, Pregnancy Intention, and Contraception: Crucial Considerations for Women with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. The Gastrointestinal Research Foundation Patient Education Lectureship, Chicago, IL. , , 2014.
  • York S, Gawron LM, Kiley JW, Lorange E, McGaghie W, Hammond C. Training second trimester abortion providers: examining dilation and evacuation simulation-based education. International Conference on Family Planning, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. , , 2013.
  • Gawron LM, Kiley JW, Robinson S, Sella S. Uterine evacuation in the third trimester: What academic institutions and free-standing clinics can learn from each other. The National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. , , 2012.
  • Gawron LM, Kiley JW. Patient Perception and Pain Management for Surgical Abortion. Medical Students for Choice National Conference, St. Louis, MO. , , 2012.
  • Gawron LM, Sanders JN, Bullock H, Turok DK, Sward K. Leveraging the electronic medical record to assess pregnancy risk assessment. Poster session presented at Poster accepted at University of Hawaii 2016 Family Planning Conference, Honolulu, HI. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Sanders JN, Turok DK, Gawron LM, Law A, Wen L, Lynen R.. Continuation of long-acting reversible contraception at two years in a University Healthcare Setting: A retrospective review. Poster session presented at Poster presented at 2016 AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Gawron LM, Phisuthikul A, Cameron KA, Simon MA, Watson K. Documenting Moral Agency: A qualitative analysis of abortion decision-making for fetal indications. Poster session presented at National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting, New York, NY. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Sahay M, Garic I, Gawron L, Hammond C, Kennedy J, Macken M, Schuele S, Stika C, York S, Gerard E. Awareness of Interactions between Hormonal Contraception and Anti-Epileptic Medications: A Survey of Neurology and Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents. Poster session presented at American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Kasper A, Hahn E, Gawron AJ, Keefer L, Gossett D, Gawron LM. A Survey Study of Fertility-Related Knowledge in Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster session presented at Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Chen M, Gawron LM, Pirotte A, Collings J, York S. Emergency Contraception Knowledge among United States Emergency Medicine Physicians. Poster session presented at North American Forum in Family Planning, Seattle, WA. Poster, Presented, 2013.
  • Gawron LM, Cameron KA, Phisuthikul A, Ragas DA, Simon MA. A Qualitative Exploration of the Reasons for Late Pregnancy Termination in the Setting of Fetal Abnormalities. Poster session presented at North American Forum in Family Planning, Denver, CO. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • Gawron LM, Hammond C, Keefer L. Hormonal Contraceptive Effects on Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Reproductive Age Women. Poster session presented at Women’s Reproductive Health Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • Gawron LM, Hammond C, Ernst LM. The Value of Perinatal Pathologic Examination of Non-Intact Fetal Demise Specimens: A Retrospective Chart Review. Poster session presented at The Society of Pediatric Pathology Annual Clinical Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Gawron LM, Fonseca L. Early Transabdominal Fetal Anatomy Survey Study. Poster session presented at Chicago Gynecological Society Resident Paper Competition, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2010.
  • Mody S, Hammond C, Garcia P, Gawron L, Kiley J. Team-based learning: A novel approach to medical student education in family planning. Poster session presented at Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 2010.

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Kasper A, Keefer L, Gawron AJ, Gossett, DR, Hahn EA, Gawron LM (date unknown). Fertility-Related Knowledge in Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (pp. S-370). Vol. 146. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Goldberger AR, Gawron AJ, Hammond C, Keefer L (date unknown). The Effect of Hormonal Contraceptives on Menstrual-Related Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms. (pp. S-552). Vol. 146. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Goldberger AR, Gawron AJ, Hammond C, Keefer L (date unknown). Disease-related Pregnancy Concerns and Reproductive Planning in Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (pp. S-195). Vol. 146. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Hammond C, Keefer L (date unknown). Documentation of reproductive health counseling and contraception in women with inflammatory bowel disease. (pp. S-198). Vol. 155. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Goldman KN, Kiley J (date unknown). A gravid development: should the desire to maintain fertility determine treatment for profuse bleeding in pregnancy?. (pp. 332.e1-2). Vol. 208. Accepted, .
  • Turok DK, Leeman L, Sanders JN, Thaxton L, Eggebroten JL, Yonke N, Bullock H, Singh R, Gawron LM, Espey E (date unknown). Immediate postpartum levonorgestrel intrauterine device insertion and breast-feeding outcomes: a noninferiority randomized controlled trial. Vol. 217, 665.e1-665.e8. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Kiley JW (date unknown). Labor induction outcomes in third-trimester stillbirths. Vol. 123, 203-6. Accepted, .
  • Mody SK, Kiley J, Rademaker A, Gawron L, Stika C, Hammond C (date unknown). Pain control for intrauterine device insertion: a randomized trial of 1% lidocaine paracervical block. Vol. 86, 704-9. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Sanders JN, Sward K, Poursaid AE, Simmons R, Turok DK (date unknown). Multi-morbidity and Highly Effective Contraception in Reproductive-Age Women in the US Intermountain West: a Retrospective Cohort Study. Accepted, .
  • Sanders JN, Adkins DE, Kaur S, Storck K, Gawron LM, Turok DK (date unknown). Bleeding, cramping, and satisfaction among new copper IUD users: A prospective study. Vol. 13, e0199724. Accepted, .
  • Turok DK, Simmons RG, Cappiello B, Gawron LM, Saviers-Steiger J, Sanders JN (date unknown). Use of a novel suction cervical retractor for intrauterine device insertion: a pilot feasibility trial. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Mohanty AF, Kaiser JE, Gundlapalli AV (date unknown). Impact of Deployment on Reproductive Health in U.S. Active-Duty Servicewomen and Veterans. Vol. 36, 361-370. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Goldberger A, Gawron AJ, Hammond C, Keefer L (date unknown). The impact of hormonal contraception on disease-related cyclical symptoms in women with inflammatory bowel diseases. Vol. 20, 1729-33. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Redd A, Suo Y, Pettey W, Turok DK, Gundlapalli AV (date unknown). Long-acting Reversible Contraception Among Homeless Women Veterans With Chronic Health Conditions: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Vol. 55 Suppl 9 Suppl 2, S111-S120. Accepted, .
  • Sanders JN, Turok DK, Royer PA, Thompson IS, Gawron LM, Storck KE (date unknown). One-year continuation of copper or levonorgestrel intrauterine devices initiated at the time of emergency contraception. Vol. 96, 99-105. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Hammond C, Ernst LM (date unknown). Perinatal pathologic examination of nonintact, second-trimester fetal demise specimens: the value of standardization. Vol. 137, 1083-7. Accepted, .
  • Mody SK, Kiley J, Gawron L, Garcia P, Hammond C (date unknown). Team-based learning: a novel approach to medical student education in family planning. Vol. 88, 239-42. Accepted, .
  • Sanders JN, Gawron LM, Friedman S (date unknown). Sexual satisfaction and inflammatory bowel diseases: an interdisciplinary clinical challenge. Vol. 215, 58-62. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Cameron KA, Phisuthikul A, Simon MA (date unknown). An exploration of women's reasons for termination timing in the setting of fetal abnormalities. Vol. 88, 109-15. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Gawron AJ, Kasper A, Hammond C, Keefer L (date unknown). Contraceptive method selection by women with inflammatory bowel diseases: a cross-sectional survey. Vol. 89, 419-25. Accepted, .
  • Sanders JN, Myers K, Gawron LM, Simmons RG, Turok DK (date unknown). Contraceptive Method Use During the Community-Wide HER Salt Lake Contraceptive Initiative. Vol. 108, 550-556. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Simmons RG, Sanders JN, Myers K, Gundlapalli AV, Turok DK (date unknown). The effect of a no-cost contraceptive initiative on method selection by women with housing insecurity. Vol. 101, 205-209. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Pettey WBP, Redd AM, Suo Y, Turok DK, Gundlapalli AV (date unknown). Distance Matters: Geographic barriers to long acting reversible and permanent contraception for homeless women Veterans. Vol. 28, 139-148. Accepted, .
  • Sanders JN, Higgins JA, Adkins DE, Stoddard GJ, Gawron LM, Turok DK (date unknown). The Impact of Sexual Satisfaction, Functioning, and Perceived Contraceptive Effects on Sex Life on IUD and Implant Continuation at 1 Year. Vol. 28, 401-407. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Hammond C, Keefer L (date unknown). Documentation of reproductive health counseling and contraception in women with inflammatory bowel diseases. Vol. 94, 134-7. Accepted, .
  • Gawron LM, Gero A, Kushner KL, Turok DK, Sanders JN (date unknown). Unprotected intercourse in the 2 weeks prior to quick-start initiation of an etonogestrel contraceptive implant with and without use of oral emergency contraception. Accepted, .
  • Ernst LM, Gawron L, Fritsch MK (date unknown). Pathologic examination of fetal and placental tissue obtained by dilation and evacuation. (pp. 326-37). Vol. 137. Accepted, .