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  • 2016 Conference News & Updates

    The 2016 MSUM Student Academic Conference will be on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

    To submit an application to present, fill out our online application form. The application deadline to be considered for participation in the Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Conference is February 12, 2016. The application deadline to participate in MSUM's Student Academic Conference is February 28, 2016.


    2016 Keynote Speaker: Christina E. Broadwell 


    Dr. Christina Broadwell Dr. Broadwell is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. She was appointed Medical Director of Generations Fertility Care beginning in July, 2016. She is board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and specializes in female infertility, third-party reproduction and mullerian anomalies.

    Dr. Broadwell graduated from MSU Moorhead with a degree in Biology in 2000.  While at MSU Moorhead she presented at the Student Academic Conference and was a student panelist; her research was mentored by Prof. Mark Wallert.  After MSU Moorhead, Dr. Broadwell earned her medical degree at The University of North Dakota in 2004.  She then did her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Iowa where she developed an interest in reproductive biology; following completion of her residency, Dr. Broadwell completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Vermont.  While completing her 3 year fellowship, she spent one year in the basic science laboratory investigating immune impacts of early pregnancy loss and recurrent pregnancy loss.

    Dr. Broadwell credits her experience in undergraduate research and her participation in the SAC as playing a key role in helping to achieve these goals.  The experience she gained early on the laboratory was instrumental in completing research essential to advanced training.  This early experience is unique and vital to standing out among peers and adds a significant level of maturity to future study.