Dr. Shona Murray

Dr. Shona Murray

Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Group affiliation:
University of Colorado, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advanced Reproductive Medicine

Practice Location:

Dr. Shona Murray

Dr. Shona Murray is board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her medical degree from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario in 1988, where she was awarded the Mylkes Medal for outstanding performance in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Queen’s University in 1993 and a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Kentucky in 1995.

Since completing her Fellowship, Dr. Murray had been on Faculty at the University of Kentucky. She has served both as director of the assisted reproductive medicine program and as head of the division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She has published papers on reproductive hormones, and various aspects of infertility. She is very active in resident and medical student education. She joined the Faculty in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Colorado in June 2008.

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Appointments

  • Assistant Professor – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – University of Colorado, June 2008- Present
  • Director, Advanced Reproductive Medicine Colorado Springs – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – University of Colorado, June 2008- Present
  • Division Head, Reproductive Endocrinology – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – University of Kentucky Medical Center, July 2001- May 2003
  • Assistant Professor – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – University of Kentucky Medical Center, July 1995-May 2008
  • Director, Assisted Reproductive Technology Program – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – University of Kentucky Medical Center,  July 1995-May 2003
  • Lecturer – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – University of Kentucky Medical Center,  July 1994- June 1995

Education

Post Graduate Training

  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecolog – Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario
  • Comprehensive Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology – Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario
  • Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology – University of Kentucky

Undergraduate Training

  • Doctor of Medicine – Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario
  • Undergraduate Science – University of Toronto

Certification

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Honors and Awards

  • Berlex Junior Faculty Award
  • Best Resident Paper Award, SOGC
  • Representative to the Professional Association of Interns and Residents of Ontario
  • Vice President, Medical class
  • Mylke’s Medal in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pathology Summer Studentship

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Fayette County Medical Society

Publications

1.         Langlotz H, Sauerbrei E, and Murray S.  Transvaginal doppler sonographic diagnosis of an acardiac twin at 12 weeks gestation.  J Ultrasound Med 10:175-   179,1991

2.         Murray S, and Reid,R.  Management of menorrhagia in the obese patient.  The Canadian Journal of Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Care.  5:415-418, 1993

3.         Murray S, and Reid,R.  Menorrhagia: A practical approach to patient management. Medical Management of Menorrhagia. Kabi Pharmacia . 1993

4.         Murray S, and London S. Management of  ovarian cysts in neonates, children and adolescents.  Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 8:64-70, 1995

5.         Murray S, Keeble SC, Muse,K Curry, Jr  Prolactin regulation of granulosa cell derived ovarian metalloproteinases and inhibitor(s).  Journal of Reproduction and Fertility. 107:103-8, 1996

6.         Murray S, andMuse KEffective treatment of severe menstrual migraine headaches with GnRH-agonist and “add-back” therapy. Fertility and Sterility 67:390-393,1997.

7.         Murray S,  Smith TT. Interaction with isolated tubal epithelial membrane enhances sperm motility and delays capacitation. Fertility and Sterility. 68:351-357,1997

8.         Murray S, Smith TT.  Modulation of sperm function by the female reproductive tract. Assisted Reproductive Reviews 7:104-107,1997.

9.         Murray S XY gonadal dysgenesis in an adolescent with chronic renal failure. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 11:89-91, 1998

10.       Velouids G, and Murray S Emergency contraception knowledge and prescribing   practices: a comparison of primary care residents at a teaching hospital.  Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology –13:1225-128,2000

11.       Nezworski L, and Murray S Use of Medroxyprogesterone Acetate in Current Gynecologic Practice. Postgraduate Obsteterics & Gynecology 30:7, 2010

Book Chapters 

1.         Murray S, and Muse K. Mifepristone and first trimester abortion. In : Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 39:2;474-485.

Abstracts

  1.          Murray S and Reid, R. Control of menorrhagia in the massively obese with hysteroscopic endometrial ablation.  Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, Annual Meeting, June 1991
  1.          Murray S, Van Vaught D, Ferguson C, Hahn P and Reid R. Efficacy of ovarian stimulation with IUI for various forms of infertility. Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, Annual Meeting, June 1991
  1.          Murray S, and Reid R.  Surgical management of menorrhagia in the morbidly obese patient.  American Fertility Society, October 1993.

4.         Murray S, SC Keeble, K Muse, TE Curry, Jr  Prolactin regulation of granulosa cell-derived ovarian metalloproteinase inhibitor(s). Society of Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting March 1995. Poster # 347

5.         Murray S, K Muse, TT Smith. Plasma membrane vesicles prepared from fallopian tube epithelium enhance human sperm motility in vivo. – Society of Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting March 1995 Poster # 313

6.         Gotlieb L, Murray S, Shapiro H, Casper RF. Hydrosalpinges and pregnancy outcome in IVF. 15th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility (IFFS 95)

7.         Murray S, K Muse, Smith TT. Sperm motility enhancing effect of human Fallopian tube apical membrane vesicles (tAVM) is hormonally dependent. – American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 51st Annual meeting. October 1995 O#064

8.         Murray S, K Muse.  Improvement of Peri-menstrual Migraine Headaches with Both GnRH Agonist and “Add-back” Therapy.  American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 52nd Annual meeting, 1996. P#216

9.         Murray S, Smith TT.  The effect of isolated Fallopian tube apical membrane on  capacitation and acrosome reaction in human spermatozoa as monitored by chlortetracycline fluorescence assay. American Society for   Reproductive Medicine. 52nd Annual meeting, 1996. P#97

10.       Veloudis G, Murray S.  Current knowledge among primare care resident p physicians in using emergency contraception.  North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 1997, Cincinnati, Ohio

11.       Cooke R, Murray S.  Doxycycline sclerotherapy of a symptomatic paravaginal mesonephric duct remnant. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 1997, Cincinnati, Ohio

12.       Murray S, Hurst B. Intracoperative Use of Ultrasonography to Facilitate Repair of a High Transverse Vaginal Septum, American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 55th Annual meeting, 1999 0#162

Other

Ad Hoc Reviewer – Fertility and Sterility, Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Practice Committee Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility