DR. JESSICA SHEPHERD
 Resume WORK EXPERIENCE University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Assistant Professor, 2011-present University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Clinical Professor, 2009-2011 MEDICAL TRAINING Drexel University College of Medicine/ Hahnemann University Hospital Philadelphia, PA Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology- 2005-2009 University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, KY Fellow and Clinical Faculty, Minimally Invasive Pelvic Surgery- 2009-2011 EDUCATION University of Louisville Louisville, KY Masters of Business Administration 2011 Ross University- School of Medicine Commonwealth of Dominica Doctor of Medicine June 2005 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK Bachelor of Science, Health and Sport Sciences June 1998 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 2005- present American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) Committee on Gynecologic Practice 2011-2012 District V Junior Fellow Chair 2009-2011 District III Junior Fellow Chair 2008-2009 PA Section Junior Fellow Chair 2008 PA Section Junior Fellow Vice- Chair 2007 2006- present American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) 2007- present Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons (SLS) 2004- present American Medical Association (AMA) 2010-2011 Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) 2010-2011 Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) 2007-2011 National Medical Association (NMA) 2010-2011 Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) Resident and Fellow Governing Council SELECTED TELEVISION/RADIO COVERAGE: Doug Banks Radio Show 4/23/2014 3:45PM Fertility and Fibroids in African Americans WGN-TV WGN Morning News 5/6/14 7:00 AM “Myths of New Motherhood” Dr. Oz Show 4/10 “Mammograms and Other Health Tests” KDFW-TV Good Day Dallas 3/1/14 8:00 AM “Infertility and Women” Good Day Dallas 2/22/14 8:00 AM KDFW-TV “Heart Health and How To Be Healthy” Dr. Oz Show 2/19 “Fibroids- Do I Have To Have Surgery?” WGN-TV WGN Morning News 2/18/14 5:45 AM “Salt, Sex and Salmon- How to Keep Your Heart Disease Risk Down” KKVI-FM Valder Beebe Radio Show- Top 5 Things Women Need To Know About Their Health 2/10/14 8:30 AM WGN-TV WGN News People To People: Heart Health 2/1/14 6:00 AM WGN-TV WGN Morning News 1/21/14 7:00 AM “What To Expect in Your First Pregnancy” WNYW-FOX Good Day New York 2/10/14 8:30 AM “Breast Cancer and Fertility in African American Women” Tom Joyner Morning Radio Show 3/18/14 5:30 AM “Men Who See a Gynecologist” SIRIUS XM Doctor Radio – WOMEN’S HEALTH with Dr. Nieca: Breast Cancer Awareness 2/13/14 10:00 AM SIRIUS XM Doctor Radio – WOMEN’S HEALTH with Dr. Nieca 1/16/14 10:00 AM SIRIUS XM Doctor Radio – Dr. Ira Briete, “10 Things Men Should Know about Women’s Health” 12/16/13 8:00 AM WCIU Chicago- You and Me in the Morning, “Do Now or Later?” (aired October 29, 2013) The Steve Harvey Show- Embarrassing Medical Problems (aired October 08, 2013)
WCIU Chicago- You and Me in the Morning, “Does this look infected?” (aired July 25, 2013) WCIU Chicago- You and Me in the Morning, Health & Beauty Risks (aired June 18, 2013) WCIU Chicago- You and Me in the Morning, National Women’s Check Up Day (aired May 13, 2013) CBS News- Up To The Minute, Latest recommendations for Pap smears (aired May 12, 2013) http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50146695n Dr. Oz, How Bad Are Your Health Mistakes? (aired April 19, 2013) Dr. Oz, Hormones and How They Work (aired March 15, 2013) WISH TV 8 Indianapolis, Medical mistake: Hospital leaves sutures inside patients (November 12, 2012) NBC 5 Chicago, Kate Middleton Suffers from Hyperemesis (December 4, 2012) Local TV Exercise Personality, Channel 6, Tulsa, OK ( July- December 2000) SELECTED PRESS COVERAGE: Medical Device Daily, “The Use of Power Morcellation in Hysterectomies and Myomectomies” (April 30, 2014) sheknows.com Pregnancy and Baby, The danger of designer babies (May 14, 2014) sheknows.com Health and Wellness, Breast Cancer Death Rates (April 30, 2014) Deseret News, More Black Women Die of Breast Cancer, but why? (March 26, 2014) HealthGrades.com, Common Questions to ask the Gynecologist (in print) WebMD.com, 6 Serious Sexual Health Symptoms for Women What's normal and what may need a doctor's attention. (April 12, 2011) Heart and Soul Magazine, Studying the connection between oral sex and cancer (April edition, 2011) Woman’s Day, “Doctor-approved” home remedies (November, 2011) Woman’s Day, Common health mistakes people make and what they should do
 about them. (July, 2011) Woman’s Day, Which at-home health tests to use (March 2013) Best Health Magazine, Ovarian cysts and what to expect (September 2011) Woman’s Day, be well- reasons for pelvic (March, 2011) PUBLICATIONS Biscette S, Shepherd J, Pasic R. “Global Endometrial Ablation.” Surgical Technology International XX- Gynecology. Pasic R, Shepherd J, Hudgens J. “Obliterated Cul-de-Sac Dissection.” Ob.Gyn. News 
45;18, 2010. p16-17 Shepherd J, Pasic R. Prevention and Management of Complications of Laparoscopy, In: State Of The Art: Atlas Of Endoscopic Surgery in Infertility and Gynaecology, Second Edition. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, p543-562, 2010 RESEARCH Shepherd J, Pasic R, Kehdy, F. Enterotomy Repair in Laparoscopic Cystectomy with Severe Adhesive Disease. AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 8 – 12, 2010 Las Vegas, NV (poster presentation) Shepherd J. The use of “precision-drive articulating instruments” system in laparoscopy. 19th Annual Congress of European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, September 29th-October 2nd 2010 Barcelona, Spain Shepherd J. Precision-drive articulating instruments system. 19th Annual Congress of European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, September 29th-October 2nd 2010 Barcelona, Spain (video presentation) Shepherd J, Pasic R, Smith C. Laparoscopic Removal of Urachal Remnant in Adults. International Urogynecology Associaction, August 23-27, 2010 Toronto, CA (video abstract) Shepherd J, Franklin T, Eskew A, Huong A. Progression of Lower Genital Tract Disease in HIV-positive Women at the WINGS HIV/AIDS Specialty Clinic. American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. March 24-27, 2010, Las Vegas, NV (poster presentation). Reyes IV, Shepherd J, Desai N, Johnstun J, Della Badia C. Complication Rates of Office Based Gynecologic Procedures: A Retrospective Analysis. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists November 15-19, 2009, Orlando, FL. (oral presentation). Dhingra C, Shepherd JA, Guerette NL, Delvadia D, McKinney TB. Novel Knotless Technique with Quill Suture in Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists November 15-19, 2009, Orlando, FL. (video presentation). O’Hare P, Shepherd J, DellaBadia C. A Doppler-Guided Uterine Artery Occlusion Procedure. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists November 15-19, 2009, Orlando, FL. (video presentation). Shepherd J, O’Hare P, DellaBadia C. Retrospective Analysis of ESSURE Sterilization Procedure Comparing Hospital and Office Setting: Success Rate, Complications and Procedure Time. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists November 15-19, 2009, Orlando, FL. (oral presentation). Shepherd J, O’Hare P, DellaBadia C. The Use of The LinaLoop for Myomectomy and Amputation in a Supracervical Hysterectomy. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists November 15-19, 2009, Orlando, FL. (video presentation). Shepherd J, Vogia A, Maroney T. Women’s Health & Interventional Radiology. Sex and Gender Research Forum-Drexel University College of Medicine. February 3, 2009, Philadelphia, PA. (poster presentation). Shepherd J. When Will We Be Heard? Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia Newsletter. November 2008, Vol. 33, No. 2, p4. Shepherd J, DellaBadia C, Chaudhari A. A Comparison of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Uterine Artery Embolization: A Preliminary Study Evaluating Outcomes in a Teaching Institution. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists November 11-15, 2007, Washington D.C. (oral presentation). Shepherd J, King S, DellaBadia C, Offer R, Green M, Curcillo P, Atogho A. Single Port Access (SPATM) Hysterectomy in a Teaching Institution: Comparison of Traditional Multiport Laparoscopy vs. Single Port. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists October 28-November 1, 2008, Las Vegas, NV. (oral presentation). Offer R, King S, Shepherd J, Green M, Atogho A, Curcillo P. Single Port Access (SPATM) Salpingoophorectomy: 25 cases of a Novel Minimal Access Technique. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists October 28-November 1, 2008, Las Vegas, NV. (oral presentation). Shepherd J, DellaBadia C. Evaluating Operative Time and Complication Differences Between Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Uterine Artery Embolization in a Teaching Institution. National Medical Association Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly July 26-31, 2008, Atlanta, GA. (oral presentation) Shepherd J, DellaBadia C. Single Port Access (SPATM) Hysterectomy: Techniques and Applications. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists October 28-November 1, 2008, Las Vegas, NV. (video presentation). TEACHING APPOINTMENTS November 2012 Co-Chair for AAGL Stump the Professor, 41st Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Las Vegas, FL November 2012 Expert Panel for Hologic Panel on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. 41st Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Las Vegas, FL November 2012 Faculty Lecturer for 7th Annual Antonio Scommegna Symposium on Surgical Management of Endometriosis. Chicago, IL August 2012 Lecturer for Field Representatives at Karl Storz Inc., Los Angeles, CA July 2012 Faculty Lecturer for National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly on Endometriosis Management and Surgical Treatment. New Orleans, LA March 2012 Faculty Lecturer for AAGL Resident Course on Minimally Invasive Gynecology on Endometriosis. Chicago, IL November 2011 Co-Host for “Best of ListServ” Session, 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Hollywood, FL November 2011 Faculty for SILS Session, 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Hollywood, FL November 2010 Moderator for Open Communications in Endometriosis. 39th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Las Vegas. November 2010 Instructor for AAGL PreCongress Laparoscopic Suturing Course. 39th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Las Vegas. June 2010 Faculty Host for Surgical Film Festival. Louisville, KY May 2010 Instructor for AAGL Advanced Workshop on Gynecologic Laparoscopic Anatomy & Surgery on Unembalmed Female Cadavers. Louisville, KY April 2010 Instructor for Laparoscopic Suturing and Hysterectomy Course. Atlanta, GA. March 2010 Faculty for AAGL Hysterectomy Workshop- Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy: A Review Of Techniques. Louisville, KY. November 2009 Faculty Host for Surgical Film Festival. Louisville, KY November 2009 Faculty for Female Pelvic Anatomy Related to Laparoscopic Surgery and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction on Fresh Unenbalmed Cadavers. 38th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Orlando FL. September 2009 Program Chair and Course Developer on ACOG District III Junior Fellow International Health Forum and Cadaver Lab. Philadelphia, PA PRESENTATIONS April 2011 Faculty Lecturer for Kentucky Section of ACOG- Surgical Updates for the Practicing OB/GYN March 2011 Grand Rounds Presentation Drexel University College of OBGYN- “Surgical Management of Endometriosis” March 2010 Faculty Lecturer for AAGL for Laparoscopic Suturing and Hysterectomy Course- “Managing Complications in Laparoscopic Hysterectomies” June 2008 Participant in ACOG JFCAC national Medical Student recruitment video November 2006/2007 Guest Lecturer, “Nutrition in Pregnancy”, Temple University-Philadelphia October 2007 Bleeding Complications in Laparoscopy, Surgery, Urology and Gynecology Joint Conference, Hahnemann University- Philadelphia November 2007 District III Junior Fellow Annual Report- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic May 2007 Participant in video curriculum for Medical and Psychological Aspects of Pregnancy Loss, Drexel University- Philadelphia AWARDS/HONORS June 2013 Golden Apple Teaching Award UIC February 2013 Chancellor Committee on Status of Blacks- Black History Maker November 2010 IRCAD Award for Best Paper on Education of 2010- AAGL June 2010 Administrative Chief Fellow- University of Louisville, KY June 2010 3rd Prize Award for AAGL Jay M. Cooper Endowed Award June 2009 AAGL Laparoscopic Excellence in Residency Award April 2009 ACOG Leadership Institute Participant- Chapel Hill, NC June 2007 Drexel University College of Medicine- Resident Teaching Award June 1998 University of Oklahoma- Dean’s List