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overview Dr. Kimberly Kenton is a Tenured Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at University of Chicago. She also serves as the Chief of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. She has devoted her 20-year career to improving pelvic floor care for women as a surgeon-scientist and educator. She has built a thriving clinical and surgical program that spans Chicagoland and neighboring states and earned international recognition for her innovative, minimally invasive treatments for women with complex pelvic floor disorders using laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Dr. Kenton is a prolific scientist and served in educational leadership roles in all national standard setting and certifying organizations. She has two decades of continuous federal funding from the National Institutes of Health for her paradigm shifting patient-oriented outcomes research and multicenter randomized clinical trials. She is currently the primary investigator on multiple federal grants including the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, 2 U01, U18, and R01 and authored over 250 peer reviewed publications. Dr. Kenton is a trailblazer in urogynecology and surgical education serving as both a residency program director in Obstetrics & Gynecology and fellowship program director in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery as well as holding leadership roles in most national and international specialty societies including the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Urogynecologic Society, the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, the International Urogynecologic Association, and the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. Dr. Kenton has received numerous national awards for her teaching excellence and mentorship and sponsorship of women in gynecologic surgery. Dr. Kenton earned international recognition for treatment of women with complex pelvic floor disorders and minimally invasive vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical techniques. Dr. Kenton is committed to improving the quality of life of women with pelvic floor disorders (urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, complications from mesh or gynecologic surgery, and complex fistulas) and possesses substantial expertise in clinical outcomes research, earning a Master of Science in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan. She has had continuous National Institutes of Health funding for nearly 20-years and is/was primary investigator on numerous studies, which led to advances in surgical treatment and outcomes for women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Dr. Kenton has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific papers and served on the editorial boards of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Kenton is a trailblazer in urogynecology and surgical education holding leadership roles in most national and international specialty societies including the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Urogynecologic Society, the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, the International Urogynecologic Association, and the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.
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Concept Qualitative Research
Concept Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Academic Article The Refractory Overactive Bladder: Sacral NEuromodulation vs. BoTulinum Toxin Assessment: ROSETTA trial.
Academic Article Treatment of vaginal cuff evisceration.
Academic Article One-Year Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy.
Academic Article Activity Restriction Recommendations and Outcomes After Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Academic Article Permanent Compared With Absorbable Suture for Vaginal Mesh Fixation During Total Hysterectomy and Sacrocolpopexy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Academic Article Trends in operative time and outcomes in minimally invasive hysterectomy from 2008 to 2018.
Academic Article Early Secondary Repair of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury Breakdown: Contemporary Surgical Techniques and Experiences From a Peripartum Subspecialty Clinic.
Academic Article Impact of a Web-Based Decisional Aid on Satisfaction in Women Undergoing Prolapse Surgery.
Academic Article Mesh complications after total vs supracervical laparoscopic hysterectomy at time of minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy.
Academic Article Patient-selected goals: a new perspective on surgical outcome.
Academic Article Basic science and translational research in female pelvic floor disorders: proceedings of an NIH-sponsored meeting.
Academic Article Surgical repair of the middle compartment.
Academic Article The effect of age on short-term outcomes after abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse.
Academic Article Patient preparedness: an important predictor of surgical outcome.
Academic Article New pelvic symptoms are common after reconstructive pelvic surgery.
Academic Article Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial--design and methods.
Academic Article Tolterodine causes measurable restoration of urethral sensation in women with urge urinary incontinence.
Academic Article Changes in sexual function after treatment for prolapse are related to the improvement in body image perception.
Academic Article Correlates and predictors of patient satisfaction with drug therapy and combined drug therapy and behavioral training for urgency urinary incontinence in women.
Academic Article Solifenacin objectively decreases urinary sensation in women with overactive bladder syndrome.
Academic Article Validation of the activities assessment scale in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery.
Academic Article Measuring outcomes in urogynecological surgery: "perspective is everything".
Academic Article The pelvic floor complication scale: a new instrument for reconstructive pelvic surgery.
Academic Article Sex-based biomedical research policy needs an implementation plan.
Academic Article Effect of anesthesia type on perioperative outcomes with a midurethral sling.
Academic Article Mental Health, Sleep and Physical Function in Treatment Seeking Women with Urinary Incontinence.
Academic Article Restricted Convalescence Following Urogynecologic Procedures: 1-Year Outcomes From a Randomized Controlled Study.
Academic Article Treat or Wait? Natural Perioperative Course of Overactive Bladder Symptoms at the Time of Midurethral Sling Placement.
Academic Article A multisite focus group study of USĀ adult women's beliefs and assumptions about bladder health and function.
Academic Article Long-term mesh exposure after minimally invasive total hysterectomy and sacrocolpopexy.
Academic Article Long-Term Pain After Minimally Invasive Total Hysterectomy and Sacrocolpopexy.
Academic Article Open Burch urethropexy has a low rate of perioperative complications.
Academic Article Patient-centered surgical outcomes: the impact of goal achievement and urge incontinence on patient satisfaction one year after surgery.
Academic Article Neural pain after uterosacral ligament vaginal suspension.
Academic Article Research education in obstetrics and gynecology: how are we doing?
Academic Article Behavioral therapy to enable women with urge incontinence to discontinue drug treatment: a randomized trial.
Academic Article Urinary retention is uncommon after colpocleisis with concomitant mid-urethral sling.
Academic Article Complications in women undergoing Burch colposuspension versus autologous rectus fascial sling for stress urinary incontinence.
Academic Article The effects of drug and behavior therapy on urgency and voiding frequency.
Academic Article Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence.
Academic Article Pelvic floor symptoms improve similarly after pessary and behavioral treatment for stress incontinence.
Academic Article Robotic/laparoscopic prolapse repair: role of hysteropexy: a urogynecology perspective.
Academic Article Sacral neuromodulation effects on periurethral sensation and urethral sphincter activity.
Academic Article Pre-operative urodynamics in women with stress urinary incontinence increases physician confidence, but does not improve outcomes.
Academic Article Outcomes in 450 Women After Minimally Invasive Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy for Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
Academic Article Reasons for Seeking Clinical Care for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Mixed Methods Study.
Academic Article Pain after permanent versus delayed absorbable monofilament suture for vaginal graft attachment during minimally invasive total hysterectomy and sacrocolpopexy.
Academic Article Botulinum toxin: new option for refractory lower urinary tract symptoms in women.
Academic Article Sacrocolpopexy without concomitant posterior repair improves posterior compartment defects.
Academic Article Obesity and outcomes after sacrocolpopexy.
Academic Article Transabdominal uterosacral suspension: outcomes and complications.
Academic Article Adherence to behavioral interventions for urge incontinence when combined with drug therapy: adherence rates, barriers, and predictors.
Academic Article Clinical research education study teams: a research curriculum for obstetric and gynecology residents.
Academic Article Effects of concomitant surgeries during midurethral slings (MUS) on postoperative complications, voiding dysfunction, continence outcomes, and urodynamic variables.
Academic Article A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery.
Academic Article The effect of urodynamic testing on clinical diagnosis, treatment plan and outcomes in women undergoing stress urinary incontinence surgery.
Academic Article Robotic compared with laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Rates of Sling Procedures and Revisions-A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database Study.
Academic Article The Influence of Patients' Goals on Surgical Satisfaction.
Academic Article Perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy with and without hysterectomy: a secondary analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database.
Academic Article Outcomes of vaginal and laparoscopic hysterectomy with concomitant pelvic reconstructive surgery.
Award or Honor Receipt Society for Women's Health Research Award for Scientific Contributions
Award or Honor Receipt Rush Surgical Society Resident Research Award
Award or Honor Receipt Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident Research Award
Academic Article Preferences for Public Health Messaging Related to Bladder Health in Adolescent and Adult Women.
Academic Article An observational, patient-reported outcome study of sleep quality and depression among individuals with overactive bladder syndrome.
Grant Function of the Urethra in Continent Women
Grant Abdominal Colpopexy: Comparison of Endoscopic Surgical Strategies (ACCESS)
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