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Alla Vash-Margita, MD, FACOG

Associate Professor Term; Chief, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Contact Information

Alla Vash-Margita, MD, FACOG

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    Yale Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Farnham Memorial Building

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States

Research Summary

Open World Leadership Forum: The United Ukrainian American relief Committee (UUARC)

PTSD(Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Education Program). Hosting participants of Maidan (Ukraine), psychologic counseling to victims of events on Maidan.

Dr Alla Vash-Margita - Centre for Clinical Research - University of Queensland (uq.edu.au)

Extensive Research Description

prevention of cervical cancer; hematopoetic cancers in children and adolescents; childhood ovarian germ cell tumors

LAB: RDB: Lab View (yale.edu)

Coauthors

Research Interests

Amenorrhea; Brenner Tumor; Uterine Cervical Diseases; Endometriosis; Granulosa Cell Tumor; Infertility, Female; Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus; Mullerian Ducts; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Pruritus Vulvae; Vulvitis; Primary Ovarian Insufficiency; Mixed Tumor, Mullerian; Anti-Mullerian Hormone; Vulvodynia; Reproductive Tract Infections

Public Health Interests

Preparedness; Health Care Management; Community Engagement

Selected Publications

  • CURRENT PRACTICES IN INFERTILITY AND FERTILITY PRESERVATION COUNSELING AMONG PATIENTS WITH TURNER SYNDROMEBeroukhim G, Kastury R, Davidson K, Bergmann J, Vash-Margita A. CURRENT PRACTICES IN INFERTILITY AND FERTILITY PRESERVATION COUNSELING AMONG PATIENTS WITH TURNER SYNDROME Fertility And Sterility 2022, 118: e216. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2022.08.613.
  • 088 Mullerian anomaly as incidental finding in a neonate with vaginal bleedingSaleh F, Gaeta M, Driggers A, Vash-Margita A. 088 Mullerian anomaly as incidental finding in a neonate with vaginal bleeding European Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynecology And Reproductive Biology 2022, 273: e36-e37. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.02.117.
  • Crohn's Disease Presenting with Vulvar Fistula in a Premenarchal GirlRubio X, Banks D, Phatak U, Vash-Margita A. Crohn's Disease Presenting with Vulvar Fistula in a Premenarchal Girl Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2022, 35: 218. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.01.066.
  • Case Series of the Antenatal and Early Postnatal Adnexal Torsion: Solved Mystery of Ovarian Absence?Silva E, Chen H, Saluja S, Wu H, Christison-Lagay E, Vash-Margita A. Case Series of the Antenatal and Early Postnatal Adnexal Torsion: Solved Mystery of Ovarian Absence? Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2022, 35: 209. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.01.041.
  • Genetic Heterogeneity in the HAIR-AN Sub-phenotype of PCOSKastury R, Joseph K, Caprio S, Boulware S, Ma D, Vash-Margita A. Genetic Heterogeneity in the HAIR-AN Sub-phenotype of PCOS Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2022, 35: 231. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.01.102.
  • Investigation of Laboratory Values and Ultrasonographic Characteristics in Adolescent Girls with Polycystic Ovarian SyndromeLynn A, Solomon N, Zamani M, Rowe E, Seifer D, Vash-Margita A. Investigation of Laboratory Values and Ultrasonographic Characteristics in Adolescent Girls with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2022, 35: 201-202. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.01.024.
  • Novel Approach to Improving Confidence in Providing Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare to Adolescents for Pediatric Residents: A Pilot StudyCarr C, Solotke M, Camenga D, Osborn R, Vash-Margita A. Novel Approach to Improving Confidence in Providing Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare to Adolescents for Pediatric Residents: A Pilot Study Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2022, 35: 240. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.01.125.
  • Association of COVID-19 Vaccination with Vulvar Ulcers in Adolescent FemalesSartor R, Altchek C, Cron J, Vash-Margita A. Association of COVID-19 Vaccination with Vulvar Ulcers in Adolescent Females Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2022, 35: 234. PMCID: PMC8929997, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.01.110.
  • Premature/Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI)Davis-Kankanamge C, Vash-Margita A. Premature/Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) 2022, 240-244. DOI: 10.1201/9781003039235-40.
  • OVARIAN TISSUE HARVESTING AND CRYOPRESERVATION FROM A TODDLER WITH CLASSIC GALACTOSEMIA: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHVash-Margita A, Szymanska K, Saluja S, Christison-Lagay E, Oktay K. OVARIAN TISSUE HARVESTING AND CRYOPRESERVATION FROM A TODDLER WITH CLASSIC GALACTOSEMIA: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH Fertility And Sterility 2021, 116: e466-e467. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.07.1171.
  • FERTILITY PRESERVATION MANAGEMENT AND OVARIAN TISSUE CRYOPRESERVATION IN AN INFANT GIRL WITH CLASSIC GALACTOSEMIASzymanska K, Vash-Margita A, Gunther K, Rodriguez-Buritica D, Oktay K. FERTILITY PRESERVATION MANAGEMENT AND OVARIAN TISSUE CRYOPRESERVATION IN AN INFANT GIRL WITH CLASSIC GALACTOSEMIA Fertility And Sterility 2021, 116: e57. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.07.162.
  • A NOVEL MOUSE MODEL OF RETROGRADE MENSTRUATION FOR THE STUDY OF ENDOMETRIOSISPelosi E, Margetts M, Vash-Margita A. A NOVEL MOUSE MODEL OF RETROGRADE MENSTRUATION FOR THE STUDY OF ENDOMETRIOSIS Fertility And Sterility 2021, 116: e49-e50. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.07.143.
  • 47. Minimally Invasive Ovarian-Preserving Approach for the Management of a Sclerosing Stromal Tumor in an AdolescentAhuja C, Rottmann D, Tymon-Rosario J, Raad R, Arin-Silasi D, Vash-Margita A. 47. Minimally Invasive Ovarian-Preserving Approach for the Management of a Sclerosing Stromal Tumor in an Adolescent Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2021, 34: 257. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.051.
  • 91. Association of Pilonidal Disease with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescent FemalesAdjei N, Yung N, Towers G, Caty M, Solomon D, Vash-Margita A. 91. Association of Pilonidal Disease with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescent Females Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2021, 34: 275-276. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.095.
  • 6. Time elapsed from initial presentation to diagnostic laparoscopy: factors affecting diagnostic delay in adolescents with biopsy-confirmed endometriosisLi H, Cho Y, Taylor H, Vash-Margita A. 6. Time elapsed from initial presentation to diagnostic laparoscopy: factors affecting diagnostic delay in adolescents with biopsy-confirmed endometriosis Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2021, 34: 241-242. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.010.
  • 86. Unilateral Ovarian Agenesis: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Report of Two CasesChen H, Vijayakumar P, Taylor-Giorlando M, Grimshaw A, Li D, Vash-Margita A. 86. Unilateral Ovarian Agenesis: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Report of Two Cases Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2021, 34: 273-274. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.090.
  • 3. SWIFT Accurately Predicts Lichen Sclerosus among Premenarchal GirlsWang M, Wininger M, Vash-Margita A. 3. SWIFT Accurately Predicts Lichen Sclerosus among Premenarchal Girls Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2021, 34: 240-241. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.007.
  • 81. Medical management of endometriosis in adolescent women: a review of 91 cases of biopsy-confirmed endometriosisLi H, Cho Y, Taylor H, Vash-Margita A. 81. Medical management of endometriosis in adolescent women: a review of 91 cases of biopsy-confirmed endometriosis Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2021, 34: 271-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.085.
  • SERUM MICRORNA’S AS DIAGNOSTIC BIOMARKERS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS IN ADOLESCENT FEMALESVash-Margita A, Mamillapalli R, Dang T, Coraluzzi L, Taylor H. SERUM MICRORNA’S AS DIAGNOSTIC BIOMARKERS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS IN ADOLESCENT FEMALES Fertility And Sterility 2020, 114: e67. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2020.08.206.
  • Evaluation of a Novel Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Sub-Internship for Medical Students [12G]Solotke M, Crabtree J, Encandela J, Vash-Margita A. Evaluation of a Novel Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Sub-Internship for Medical Students [12G] Obstetrics And Gynecology 2020, 135: 73s-74s. DOI: 10.1097/01.aog.0000665248.15235.c9.
  • 8. Level of Anti-Müllerian Hormone and the Association of Vitamin D Deficiency with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescent FemalesSimpson S, Seifer D, Shabanova V, Lynn A, Howe C, Rowe E, Caprio S, Vash-Margita A. 8. Level of Anti-Müllerian Hormone and the Association of Vitamin D Deficiency with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescent Females Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 241-242. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.067.
  • 79. Supporting Adolescent/Provider Communication Concerning Sexual and Reproductive Health: Qualitative Data to Inform InterventionsBrault M, Camenga D, Curry L, Kershaw T, Vash-Margita A. 79. Supporting Adolescent/Provider Communication Concerning Sexual and Reproductive Health: Qualitative Data to Inform Interventions Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 213. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.011.
  • 91. Lichen Sclerosus in Prepubertal GirlsWang M, Arlen A, Vash-Margita A. 91. Lichen Sclerosus in Prepubertal Girls Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 219. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.023.
  • 89. Menstrual Hygiene Management in Adolescents and Young AdultsTrant A, Vash-Margita A, Camenga D, Braverman P, Wagner D, Espinal M, Fan L. 89. Menstrual Hygiene Management in Adolescents and Young Adults Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 218. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.021.
  • 5. Serum MicroRNA’s as Diagnostic Biomarkers of Endometriosis in Adolescent FemalesVash-Margita A, Dang T, Coraluzzi L, Mamillapalli R, Taylor H. 5. Serum MicroRNA’s as Diagnostic Biomarkers of Endometriosis in Adolescent Females Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 239-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.064.
  • 81. Recurrent Labial Hair Thread Tourniquet Syndrome in an Adolescent Girl: A Systematic Review and Case ReportAdjei N, Lynn A, Grimshaw A, Brault M, Vash-Margita A. 81. Recurrent Labial Hair Thread Tourniquet Syndrome in an Adolescent Girl: A Systematic Review and Case Report Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 214. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.013.
  • 56. Evaluation of a Novel Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Sub-Internship for Medical StudentsSolotke M, Crabtree J, Vash-Margita A. 56. Evaluation of a Novel Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Sub-Internship for Medical Students Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 202. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.130.
  • 7. Unindicated Cervical Cancer Screening in Adolescent Females: Trends from 2012-2018Hosier H, Oliveira C, Sheth S, Perley L, Vash-Margita A. 7. Unindicated Cervical Cancer Screening in Adolescent Females: Trends from 2012-2018 Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 240-241. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.066.
  • 9. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Non-sexually active Pediatric and Adolescent PatientsPradhan S, Kyrillos A, Hayes K, Gromet E, Vash-Margita A, Pennesi C, O'Brien K, Gomez-lobo V. 9. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Non-sexually active Pediatric and Adolescent Patients Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2020, 33: 242. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.068.
  • 204. Supporting Shared Adolescent/Provider Communication Concerning Sexual and Reproductive Health: Qualitative Data to Inform Asset-Building InterventionsBrault M, Kershaw T, Vash-Margita A, Curry L, Camenga D. 204. Supporting Shared Adolescent/Provider Communication Concerning Sexual and Reproductive Health: Qualitative Data to Inform Asset-Building Interventions Journal Of Adolescent Health 2020, 66: s103-s104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.11.207.
  • 66. Compliance with Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines in Young Females: Rates and Trends of Cervical Cancer Screening in New Haven CountyHosier H, Oliveira C, Pate B, Niccolai L, Sheth S, Vash-Margita A. 66. Compliance with Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines in Young Females: Rates and Trends of Cervical Cancer Screening in New Haven County Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2019, 32: 221. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2019.02.068.
  • 97. A Rare and Extreme Case of Vulvar Swelling in the Setting of Nephrotic Syndrome in a Prepubertal GirlSoble W, Solotke M, Young C, Couloures O, Vash-Margita A. 97. A Rare and Extreme Case of Vulvar Swelling in the Setting of Nephrotic Syndrome in a Prepubertal Girl Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2019, 32: 236. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2019.02.099.
  • Adolescent Vulvar Angiokeratoma Associated with Lichen SclerosusVash-Margita A, Smith Y, Rabah R, Quint E. Adolescent Vulvar Angiokeratoma Associated with Lichen Sclerosus Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2018, 31: 211. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2018.02.118.
  • Trends in Cervical Cancer Screening in AdolescentsVash-Margita A, Flagler E, Kobernik E, Quint E, Dalton V. Trends in Cervical Cancer Screening in Adolescents Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2017, 30: 293-294. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.03.056.
  • Improving Adolescent Health Care in an OB/GYN Clinic: The Adolescent Champion ModelAlaniz V, Riley M, Smith Y, Vash-Margita A, Lane J, Patterson V, Quint E. Improving Adolescent Health Care in an OB/GYN Clinic: The Adolescent Champion Model Journal Of Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology 2017, 30: 324-325. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.03.123.

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchEligibility for Participation in Neuroimaging Studies
Children's Health; Diseases of the Endocrine System; Immune SystemStudy to investigate adipocyte cell and lipid turnover in obese adolescents
Children's Health; Genetics - PediatricPediatric Genomics Discovery Program (PGDP)
Children's Health; Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2; Diseases of the Cardiovascular System; Diseases of the Endocrine System; Genetics - Pediatric; Obesity & Weight ControlPrevalence of Carbohydrate Intolerance in Lean and Obese Children