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UrogynCREST Application Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated by the UrogynCREST Advisory Board who will then recommend applicants to the UrogynCREST PI for final appointment. Criteria for selection include the following:

  • Candidate’s prior research training and productivity including competency in basic research concepts such as study bias, interpretation of Type I and Type II errors, use of appropriate statistical methods, interpretation of confidence intervals and the limitations of studies
  • Quality of candidate’s concept proposal and career development plan
  • Potential to contribute to depth and/or breadth of pelvic floor disorders
  • Institutional commitment to support their time
  • Potential for candidate's stated educational goals & research interests to be furthered by UrogynCREST participation and their potential for contribution to the Program

UrogynCREST Principal Investigator
Cindy L. Amundsen, M.D.
Roy T. Parker Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Associate Professor Surgery, Division of Urology
Duke University Medical Center

Advisory Board
David Rahn, MD
University of Texas--Southwestern

Raymond Foster, MD
University of Missouri School of Medicine

Anne Suskind, MD, MS
University of California, San Francisco

W. Stuart Reynolds, MD, MPH
UCSF Medical Center

Leslee Subak, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine

Leslie Rickey, MD, MPH
Yale School of Medicine

Duke Program Coordinator
Rebecca Kameny, PhD -

AUGS Program Coordinator
Colleen Skau, PhD -