SOAP Young Investigator Grants

The SOAP Young Investigator Grant program provided individuals in the early stages of an academic career with funding for worthy research projects. The grant is no longer given.

Past Young Investigator Grant Recipients

2021 Pauline E. Ripchik, M.D. 
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Research: ROTEM at the Onset of PPH by Race/Ethnicity
2021 David J. Combs, M.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Research: Identifying the Origin of Uterine Excitation in Labor with Optogenetic Tools
2020 Jessica Ansari, M.D.
Stanford University of Medicine
Research: Calcium Chloride for Prevention of Uterine Atony during Intrapartum Cesarean Delivery
2020 Erin Ciampa, M.D, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Research: The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Aging Placenta as a Signal for Parturition
2019 Kyra Bernstein, M.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
Research: The Pharmacokinetics of Unfractionated Heparin in Pregnancy
2019 Sara Seifert, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Research: Tranexamic Acid Adminsitered After Delivery: Maternal Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Coagulation Status
2018 Holly Ende, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Research: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of gabapentin in the post-cesarean pain management of patients receiving buprenorphine
2017 John Kowalczyk, M.D.
Stanford University
Research: Evaluation of the Effects of IV Ketorolac on Platelet Function Post-Cesarean Delivery
2017 Alexander Hincker, M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
Research: Investigation of the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of epidural methadone in healthy volunteers.
2016 Marie-Louise Meng, M.D.
Research: Epigenetics of Post-Partum Preeclampsia 
2016 Annemaria De Tina, M.D, FRCPC
Brigham and Women's Hospital/McMaster University
Research: Oxytocin in the Obese Parturient: A pilot study on the pharmacokinetics of oxytocin during induction or augmentation of labor.
2016 Anton Chau, M.D, MMSC, BSc
Women's Health Research Institute
Research: The effect of combined spinal epidural, dural puncture epidural and standard epidural labor analgesia techniques on maternal plasma catecholamine levels