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Joie Guner, MD – CV

Joie Guner, MD – Curriculum Vitae

Joie Guner MD

Education

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
July 2018 – June 2021

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
M.S., Clinical Science
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
July 2019 –June 2021
Thesis: “Characterization of an orally active FSH receptor agonist in specific infertility patient populations”
Thesis Advisors: Martin Matzuk, MD, PhD and Stephen Palmer, PhD

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
June 2014 – June 2018
Thesis: “Expression of tumor suppressor gene PCDH10 in Leiomyomas and Leiomyosarcomas”
Thesis Advisor: Matthew Anderson, MD, PhD

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
M.D.
June 2010 – May 2014

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
M.S., Clinical Embryology
October 2008 – October 2009
Thesis: “Investigation of chromosomal abnormalities in human blastocysts using different molecular cytogenetic
methods”
Thesis Advisor: Dagan Wells, PhD

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
B.S. (Honors), Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
September 2003 – August 2007
Thesis: “The study of the glutamate transporter EAAT1 using the zebrafish animal model”
Thesis Advisor: Joanna Jen, MD, PhD


Board Certifications

Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certified (Obstetrics and Gynecology)


Awards/Honors

2020-2021 Administrative Chief Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship Program, Houston, TX
2020 A.I. and Manet Schepps Scholarship in Reproductive Genetics and Drug Discovery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2019 President’s Presenter’s Award, 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation, Paris, FR
2018 Distinguished educator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2017-2018 Administrative Chief Resident, Baylor College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Houston, Texas
2017 President’s Presenter’s Award, 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation, Orlando, Florida
2016 Resident Research Grant, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Houston , Texas
2016 Best Resident Award, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Houston, Texas
2014 Commitment to Underserved People Distinction, Tucson, Arizona
2010-2014 University of Arizona College of Medicine Medical Scholarship, Tucson, Arizona
2012 University of Arizona College of Medicine Leadership Award for Excellence, Tucson, Arizona
2012 Commitment to Underserved People Leadership Award, Tucson, Arizona
2010-2012 University of Arizona College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Club founder and president, Tucson, AZ
2003-2007 Dean’s Honors List, Los Angeles, California
2003-2007 UCLA Honors Program, Los Angeles, California
2005-2006 Undergraduate Research Scholar, Los Angeles, California
2005-2006 Wasserman Scholar, Los Angeles, California
2003-2004 Sarah Armstrong Scholarship, Los Angeles, California

Presentations and Publications

  • McGlade, E., Herrera, G., Stephens, K., Olsen, S., Winuthayanon, S., Guner, J., Hewitt, S., Korach, K., DeMayo, F., Lydon, J., Monsivais, D., Winuthayanon, W. Cell-type specific analysis of physiological action of estrogen in mouse oviducts. The FASEB Journal. 35(5). April 2021. doi: 10.1096/fj. 202002747R.
  • Nataraja, S., Yu, H., Guner, J., Palmer, S. Discovery and preclinical development of orally active small molecules that exhibit highly selective follicle stimulating hormone receptor agonism. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 11:602593. January 2021. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2020.602593.
  • Guner, J., Ghidei, L., Howard, R., Zarutskie, P., Appleton, J., George, V., Schutt, A. Ultrasound-guided hysteroscopy. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons 46th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 2020.
  • Tatem, A., Guner, J., McBride, J., Beilan, J., Gondokusumo, J., Schutt, A., Zarutskie, P., Gibbons, W., Lipshultz, L. Cutting the cost of parenthood: the efficacy and cost savings of compound follicle stimulating hormone. Poster presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine 75th Annual Scientific Meeting, October 2019.
  • Guner, J., Jonnalagadda, V., Patil, N., Masand, R., Valdes, C., Gibbons, W., and Anderson, M. Heterogenous overexpression of HES6 promotes the growth of uterine leiomyomas. Oral presentation, Society for Reproductive Investigation 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 2019.
  • Bardawil, E., Guner, J., Pan, E., and Orejuela, F. Vaginal and Bilateral Thigh Removal of a Transobturator Sling. OBG Management. 30(10). October 2018.
  • Bardawil, E., Guner, J., Pan, E., and Orejuela, F. Vaginal and Bilateral Thigh Removal of a Transobturator Sling. AJOG. 218 (2). February 2018.
  • Guner, J., Kim, G., Delaney, M., Ghosh-Coudhury, T., Valdes, C., Gibbons, W. and Anderson, M. (2016) Expression of tumor suppressor gene PCDH10 in leiomyomas and leiomyosarcomas. Oral presentation, Society for Reproductive Investigation 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 2017.
  • Alfarawati, S., Goodall, N., Gordon, T., Guner, J., Daphnis, D., Wells, D. and Fragouli, E. (2010) Cytogenetic analysis of human blastocysts with the use of FISH, CGH and aCGH: scientific data and technical evaluation. European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, Rome, June/July 2010.
  • Guner, J., Jones, C,. Kashir, J., and Coward, K. Fertile prospects for human embryology training. The Biologist, Society of Biology, 2010.
  • “Investigation of chromosomal abnormalities in human blastocysts using different molecular cytogenetic methods.” Paper presented at University of Oxford School of Medicine. Oxford, United Kingdom, August 2009.
  • Guner, J., Wan, J. and Jen, J. The study of the glutamate transporter EAAT1 using the zebrafish animal model. The UCLA Undergraduate Science Journal, Volume 20, p. 85 -88, Spring 2007.
  • “The study of the glutamate transporter EAAT1 using the zebrafish animal model.” Poster presented at UCLA. Los Angeles, CA, May 2006.

The Daily Bruin Newspaper publications can be found at: https://dailybruin.com/author/joie_guner


Languages Spoken

  • Turkish – Fluent
  • Spanish – Working knowledge; sufficient to converse with patients.