Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
The significance of cognitive decline after surgery is important to understand as it may impact one’s decision to proceed with elective surgery. My work is focuses on understanding how often cognitive changes occur after surgery, how long it lasts, and how it impacts one’s ability to care for herself.
Mary Ackenbom, MD
Research in Brief
Focused in Womens’ Wellness
Primary focus on urogynecology/gynecology in aging populations and perioperative neurocognitive disorders
Postoperative cognitive dysfunction in older women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery