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Mary Z. Baker, MD

Mary Zoe Baker, MD

David Ross Boyd Professor of Medicine
Interim Section Chief 
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 
Paul H. and Doris Eaton Travis Chair in Endocrinology
Edith Gaylord Kinney Presidential Professor

Kristina Booth, MD

Kristina K. Booth, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Chris Brasel

Chris Brasel, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of the SCM Preclerkship Curriculum

Michael Bronze, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Christopher S. Candler, MD, EdD

Christopher S Candler, MD, EdD

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Michael S. Cookson, M.D.

Michael S. Cookson, M.D., FACS

Professor & Chairman

LaTasha Craig, MD

LaTasha Craig, MD

Professor
Fellowship Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Section Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Assistant Dean, Clinical Curriculum
Medical Director, OU Physicians Reproductive Medicine

Alisa Cross, MD

Alisa Cross, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Medical Director, Emergency General Surgery

Associate Medical Director, Surgical Critical Care

Elisa Crouse, MD, MS

Elisa Crouse, MD, MS

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Sheila Crow, PhD

Sheila Crow, PhD

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Alix Darden, PhD

Alix Darden, PhD

Research Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Faculty

Stephanie DeLeon, M.D.

Stephanie DeLeon, M.D.

Associate Director

Daniel Duffy, MD

Daniel Duffy, MD

Professor Of Medicine

Darlla D. Duniphin, DHSc, PA-C

Darlla D. Duniphin, DHSc, PA-C

Assistant Professor
Director for Clinical Education

Mark Fergeson, M.D.

Mark Fergeson, M.D.

Associate Professor

Rachel Franklin, MD, FAAFP

Rachel Franklin, MD, FAAFP

Regents’ Professor,
Family Medicine Vice Chair

David Lee Gordon, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAHA
Nancy Halliday, Ph.D.

Nancy Halliday, Ph.D.

VICE CHAIR FOR EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF CELL BIOLOGY
DAVID ROSS BOYD PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CELL BIOLOGY
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, GRADUATE FACULTY, INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP & ACADEMIC CURRICULUM, THE JEANNINE RAINBOLT COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, FAMILY AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

Casey Hester, M.D.

Casey Hester, M.D.

Associate Professor

Molly Hill, PhD

Molly Hill, PhD

PROFESSOR, GRADUATE STUDENT LIAISON

Catherine Hunter, MD, FACS, FAAP

Catherine Hunter, MD, FACS, FAAP

Professor of Surgery

Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery

Fellowship Program Director

Paula Milburn Miller Chair of Pediatric Surgery

Rhett Jackson, MD, MACP

Rhett Jackson, MD, MACP

David Ross Boyd Professor of Medicine
Section Chief, General Internal Medicine

David Kelley, MD

David Kelley, MD

Assistant Professor,
Family Medicine Clerkship and Undergraduate Director

Kathryn E. Klump, MD, PhD

Kathryn E. Klump, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Family & Preventive Medicine, 
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology,
Director of Global Health Initiatives/Global Health Track

Wiktoria Kowacz, MD

Wiktoria Kowacz, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Jason S. Lees, MD

Jason S. Lees, MD

Tenured Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Residency Program Director 

Mohammad Madhoun, MD, MS, FACP

Mohammad Madhoun, MD, MS, FACP

​Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medicine Service (VA)
Director of Endoscopy (VA)
Site Director, GI Fellowship Program (VA)
 

 

Cindy McCloskey, MD

Cindy McCloskey, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Pathology Residency Program Director

Director, Microbiology and Virology Laboratories
OU Medical Center

Frederick Miller, PhD

Frederick Miller, PhD

Associate Professor

Assistant Dean for Preclinical Curriculum

Ann Louise Olson, PhD

Ann Louise Olson, PhD

Dr. Olson is the Edith Kinney Gaylord Foundation Presidential Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Megan K. Peters, PT, D.Sc., PCS

Megan K Peters, PT, D.Sc, PDS

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Jo Elle Peterson, MD

Jo Elle Peterson, MD

Assistant Professor

Jameca Price, MD
Adam Przebinda, MD

Adam Przebinda, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section

Alexander R. Raines, MD, FACS

Alexander R. Raines, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Robotic Surgery
Co-Director of Surgical Clerkship
Residency Program Site Director – OU Edmond
Director of Career Advising

Isaac Rutel, Ph.D., DABR

Isaac Rutel, Ph.D., DABR

Ass​ociate Professor

Teresa Scordino, MD

Teresa Scordino, MD

Assistant Professor

Associate Director, Hempath

R. Michael Siatkowski, MD, MBA
C.A. Sivaram, MD

C.A. Sivaram, MD

Professor and Vice Chief

Katie Smith, MD, MS

Katie Smith, MD, MS

Associate Professor and Section Chief
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Amy Sparkman, MD

Amy Sparkman, MD

Assistant Professor
Simulation Medical Director
Co-Director of Resident Education
Children's Hospital Foundation - John H. Stuemky, M.D. Endowed Professorship

Kent Teague
William M. Tierney, MD, FASGE, AGAF

William M. Tierney, MD, FASGE, AGAF

Frances K. & H. Malcolm Robinson Chair in Gastroenterology
Chief of Clinical Services, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
David Ross Boyd Professor of Medicine
Director of Endoscopic Ultrasonography
Fellowship Program Director

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Bryan Touchet, MD, FAPA

Bryan Touchet, MD, FAPA

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education and Faculty Affairs

Bruna Varalli-Claypool

Bruna Varalli-Claypool, MHS, PA-C

Associate Professor

Robert A. Wild, MD, PhD, MPH, FNLA, NCMP

Robert A. Wild, MD, PhD, MPH, FNLA, NCMP

Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adjunct Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine
Adjunct Professor,  Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Peggy J. Wisdom, MD, FAAN

Peggy J. Wisdom, MD, FAAN

Professor Emeritus

Dee Wu, Ph.D. DABMP (MR)

Dee Wu, Ph.D. DABMP (MR)

Associate Professor
Chief, Technical Application and Translational Research Development

Tammy L. Yanovitch, MD, MHSc

Tammy Yanovitch, MD, MHSc

Clinical Associate Professor 
Director of Medical Student Education

John Zubialde

John Zubialde, MD

Executive Dean, College of Medicine 

Associate Members

M. Blake Evans, DO
Obstetrics and Gynecology

M. Blake Evans, DO


Specialties-Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies, including IVF
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Reproductive surgery
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Uterine Anomalies
  • Donor egg and donor sperm
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility preservation

Licensure:

  • State of Oklahoma, 2013-present
  • State of Maryland, 2017-present

Oral Presentations:

  • Evans MB, Ralls S, Mohamed M, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH, Macfarlan T. “Identification of novel PRDM9 DNA binding alleles in an azoospermia cohort. Society for Reproductive Investigators. March 13th, 2020. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Evans MB, Ralls S, Mohamed M, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH, Macfarlan T. “Identification of novel PRDM9 DNA binding alleles in an azoospermia cohort. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Long Read Symposium. November 5, 2019.
  • Evans MB, Ralls S, Mohamed M, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH, Macfarlan T. Polymorphisms in the human PRDM9 gene may lead to meiotic arrest and azoospermia. American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Philadelphia, PA. Oral presentation, 2019.
  • Evans MB, Richter K, Connell M, Devine K, Widra E, Brian Schexnayder, et al. “Mature follicle count and multiple gestation risk based on patient age in ovulation induction-intrauterine insemination (OI-IUI) cycles.” American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Oral Presentation. Denver, CO. 2018. 
  • Evans MB, Nobles CJ, Kim K, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH, Silver B, et al. “Low Dose Aspirin and Menstrual Cycle Characteristics.” American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Oral Presentation. Denver, CO. 2018. 

Abstracts:

  • Evans MB, Hill MJ, Devine K, DeCherney AH, Stentz NC. “Choosing the optimum medication and dose in ovulation induction-intrauterine insemination cycles (OI-IUI) to avoid multiple gestation pregnancies.” American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation. 2019. 
  • Evans MB, Marinaro JA, Eubanks A, MD, Devine K, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH , Hayden RP, Shin P, Tanrikut C. “Does use of testicular sperm improve outcomes in nonazoospermic couples with previous IVF failure using ejaculated sperm?” American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation. 2019. Fertility and Sterility, Volume 112, Issue 3, e204 - e205.
  • Evans MB, Richter K, Rallya W, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH, Tucker M. “Live birth weight and gestational age in fresh vs. frozen embryo transfers.” Society for Reproductive Investigation. Paris, France. Poster Presentation, 2019.
  • Evans MB, Parikh TP, Perlman B, DeCherney AH, Hill MJ. “Are Progesterone Downregulated IVF Cycles Cost Effective?” Society for Reproductive Investigation. San Diego, CA. Poster Presentation, 2018.
  • Evans MB, Le Minh Tam, Nguyen Thi Tam  An,  Nguyen Thi Thai Thanh, Nguyen Van Trung, Cao  Ngoc  Thanh, DeCherney AH, Hill MJ. "Thawed Embryo Transfer after Overnight Culture versus 2 Hour Culture-A Prospective Trial." Society for Reproductive Investigation. San Diego, CA. Poster Presentation, 2018.
  • Green KA, Evans MB, Sasson IE, Vale, A, DeCherney AH, Devine K, Hill MJ. “Factors Impacting Endometrial Thickness (EMT) and Outcomes In Letrozole Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Cycles.” American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster presentation, 2016.


Education:

  • B.S. in Physiology at Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK, 2009.
  • D.O. degree at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. Tulsa, OK, 2013.
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oklahoma State University Medical Center; 2013-2017.
  • Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at National Institutes of Health; 2017-2020.


Board Certification(s):

Board Certification -- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2020
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Board Eligible 2020


Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Multiple gestation risk reduction with ovarian stimulation
  • Male infertility
  • IVF

 


Select Honors & Accomplishments:

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award. “Does use of testicular sperm improve outcomes in nonazoospermic couples with previous IVF failure using ejaculated sperm?” Seattle, WA. April 2020.
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Armed Forces District Founder’s Award: Best scientific paper on a basic science subject. “Does use of testicular sperm improve outcomes in nonazoospermic couples with previous IVF failure using ejaculated sperm?” San Diego, CA. September 2019.
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine Corporate Member Council In-Training Travel Award. 74th ASRM Scientific Congress. “Low Dose Aspirin and Menstrual Cycle Characteristics.” Denver, CO. October 2018
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Armed Forces District Host Award: Best scientific paper on a clinical subject. “Mature follicle count and multiple gestation risk based on patient age in ovulation induction-intrauterine insemination (OI-IUI) cycles.” Honolulu, HI. September 2018
  • Departmental research award: Oklahoma State University Obstetrics & Gynecology (2015, 2016, 2017)


Select Publications:

  • Evans MB, Nobles CJ, Kim K, Hill MJ, DeCherney AH, Silver B, et al. “Low Dose Aspirin in Reproductive Health: Effects on Menstrual Cycle Characteristics.” Fertility and Sterility. 2020. In press. 
  • Evans MB, Stentz NC, Richter K, Connell M, Devine K, Widra E, et al. “Mature Follicle Count and Multiple Gestation Risk Based on Patient Age in Intrauterine Insemination Cycles With Ovarian Stimulation.” Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 2020 - Volume 135 - Issue 5 - p 1005-1014 doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003795.
  • Tam LM, Trung NV, Tung NT, Evans MB, Thanh NT, Tam An NT, Duong L, Huy NV, Thanh CN, Hill MJ. Prolonged post-thaw culture of embryos does not improve outcomes of frozen human embryo transfer cycles: A prospective randomized study. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction. 2019; 8(6): 290-296. 
  • Evans MB, Hill MJ, Levens E. Should we transfer monopronuclear embryos? More data and even more questions. Fertil Steril. 2019. PMID:
  • Evans MB, Parikh T, DeCherney AH, Csokmay JM, Healy MW, Hill MJ. Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of ovulation suppression with progestins compared with GnRH analogs in assisted reproduction cycles. Reprod Biomed Online. 2019;38(5):691-8. PMID: 30926176.
  • Evans MB, Levens ED, DeCherney, AH. “Female Reproductive Endocrinology in Adults.” Manual of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 5th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2018, pp. 287–300.
  • Evans MB, Healy MW, DeCherney AH, Hill MJ. Adverse effect of prematurely elevated progesterone in in vitro fertilization cycles: a literature review. Biol Reprod. 2018;99(1):45-51. PMID: 29741591.
  • Evans MB, Decherney AH. Fertility and Endometriosis. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Sep;60(3):497-502. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000295. PubMed PMID: 28742581.
  • Evans MB, Hill M. "Hyperandrogenism: Hirsutism and Acne." Chapter 38. Handbook of Gynecology. S.l.: Springer, 2016. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-17002-2_40-1. 
  • Evans MB, Tsai-Morris CH. "Current Women's Health Reviews." New Technologies: Non-Hormonal Female Contraception. Bentham Medical Sciences, 27 Jan. 2015. Web. 24 June 2015. DOI #: 10.2174/1573404811666150214004553.
  • McCluskey T, Evans MB. "Current Women's Health Reviews." Multipurpose Technology (MPT): Targeting Contraception and HIV Transmission Concurrently. Bentham Medical Sciences, 18 Feb. 2015. Web. 24 June 2015. DOI #: 10.2174/157340481002150303152931.