Dr. Lauren Roth

Dr. Lauren Roth

Assistant Professor, Division of 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. Lauren Roth

Dr. Lauren Roth joined the University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine group in the fall of 2013. She is interested in all aspects of reproductive endocrinology and fertility care including polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), recurrent miscarriage, abnormal or absent menses, fibroids, minimally invasive surgery, and all types of infertility. She is passionate about caring for patients and helping them to build their families.

Dr. Roth completed her undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She continued on to the University of Colorado, Denver where she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. During her residency, Dr. Roth received several teaching awards and served as chief resident. She received three national awards for her research during fellowship and published papers on her research in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and the impact of weight on reproductive hormones.

Dr. Roth is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and will pursue board certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility over the next two years.

In her free time, Dr. Roth enjoys cooking, yoga, and exploring Colorado.

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Academics

Fellowship                 University of Colorado, Denver
7/2010 – 7/2013          Aurora, Colorado
Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Residency                  University of Colorado, Denver
6/2006 – 6/2010          Aurora, Colorado
Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education                   University of Maryland School of Medicine
8/2002 – 5/2006          Baltimore, Maryland
Doctor of Medicine
8/1998 – 5/2002          University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies

Certifications/Licensure

2012 – present             Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2010 – present             Medical License, Colorado, License # 48941
2010 – present             Drug Enforcement Agency certificate #FR2097675
2004 – present             Basic Life Support

Professional Memberships

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Academic Honors

2013                            ASRM Corporate Member Council In-training Travel Award – IFFS/ASRM 2013 meeting, October 2013, Boston, MA.
2012                            Clinical Research Fellowship & Mentor Award Recipient – Endocrine Society annual meeting, June 2012, Houston, TX.
2011                            Society for Male Reproduction and Urology prize paper winner – American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting, October 2011, Orlando, FL.
2009 – 2010                Chief resident, elected position – University of Colorado
2010, 2007                  Resident Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching – University of Colorado
2008                            Bayer HealthCare Best Teaching Resident for the Year of 2008 – University of Colorado
2002                            Phi Beta Kappa – University of Maryland
2000                            Golden Key National Honor Society – University of Maryland

Academic Committees

2012 – present             Fertility and Sterility Interactive Associate
2010 – present             Instructor for resident simulation training in hysteroscopy and laparoscopy – University of Colorado
2007 – 2010                Resident Education Committee – University of Colorado
2007 – 2009                 Resident Recruitment Chair – University of Colorado

Publications

  1. Roth LW,Allshouse AA, Lesh J, Polotsky AJ, Santoro N. The correlation between self-reported and measured height, weight, and BMI in reproductive age women. Maturitas 2013;76:185-88.
  2. Roth LW,Ryan AR, Meacham RB.  Clomiphene citrate in the management of male infertility.  Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 2013;31:245-50.
  3. Roth LW, Alvero R.  Pregnancy in a woman with premature ovarian insufficiency associated with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome type I. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, in press.
  4. Roth LW, Huang H, Legro RS, Diamond MP, Coutifaris C, Carson SA, Steinkampf MP, Carr BR, McGovern PG, Cataldo NA, Gosman GG, Nestler JE, Myers ER, Zhang H, Schlaff WD for the Reproductive Medicine Network.  Altering Hirsutism Through Ovulation Induction in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012:1151-1156.
  5. Roth LW, Polotsky AJ.  Can we live longer by eating less? A review of caloric restriction and longevity.  Maturitas 2012;71:315-9.
  6. Harris ID, Fronczak C, Roth LW, Meacham R.  Fertility and the Aging Male.  Reviews in Urology 2012;13:184-90.
  7. Roth LW, Sheeder J, Teal S.  Predictors of intimate partner violence among women requesting medical abortion.  Contraception 2011;84:76-80.
  8. Roth LW, Bolnet G, Armstrong A.  Racial and ethnic differences in sex steroids in aging women.  Menopausal Medicine 2011;19:S6-S8.
  9. Eggebroten J, Roth LW.  Eating disorders in the obstetrics and gynecology population: reproductive sequelae and a strategy for screening.  Postgraduate Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011;31:1-6.
  10. Roth LW.  Molar pregnancy. Ferri’s Clinical Advisor.  Ed. Ferri FF.  Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011.  654.
  11. Roth LW, Alvero R. Adhesion prevention.  Postgraduate Obstetrics and Gynecology 2009;29:1-7.

Abstracts

  1. Roth LW, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Allshouse AA, Chosich J, Polotsky AJ, Santoro N. Evidence of GnRH antagonist escape in obese women: potential explanation for the high assisted reproductive technology cancellation rate. ASRM Corporate Member Council In-training Travel Award Recipient, oral presentation at the annual meeting of the International Federation of Fertility Societies and American Society of Reproductive Medicine, October 2013, Boston, MA.
  2. Roth LW, Allshouse AA, Lesh J, Polotsky AJ, Santoro N. Sex, Lies, and BMI: Colorado Women Tell the Truth About Their Weight. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Federation of Fertility Societies and American Society of Reproductive Medicine, October 2013, Boston, MA.
  3. Roth LW, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Allshouse A, Bradford AP, Lesh J, Chosich J, Polotsky AJ, Santoro N. Hypothalamic Pituitary Axis Characteristics of Obesity.  Presented at the Rocky Mountain Reproductive Science Symposium, April 2013, Longmont, CO.
  4. Roth LW, McCallie B, Alvero R, Schoolcraft WB, Minjarez D, Katz-Jaffe MG. Human follicular fluid contains abundant microRNAs, some of which are altered in expression with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, October 2012, San Diego, CA.
  5. Roth LW, Polotsky AJ, Bradford AP, Lesh JC, Chosich J, Korht W, Santoro N.  Relative hypogonadism in obese women is explained by a blunted pituitary response to GnRH.  Clinical Research Fellowship & Mentor Award Recipient, oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, June 2012, Houston, TX.
  6. Roth LW, Polotsky AJ, Bradford AP, Lesh JC, Chosich J, Korht W, Santoro N.  Relative hypogonadism in obese women is explained by a blunted pituitary response to GnRH.  Presented at the Rocky Mountain Reproductive Sciences Symposium, April 2012, Longmont, CO.
  7. Roth LW, Schwartz RS, Meacham RB.  The impact of testosterone supplementation on sexual function in elderly men.  Prize paper, oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, October 2011, Orlando, FL.
  8. Roth LW, Harris ID, Alvero R.  Treatment with gonadotropins and intrauterine insemination is more cost-effective than in-vitro fertilization in women with low anti-mullerian hormone.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, October 2011, Orlando, FL.
  9. Roth LW, Russ PD, Schlaff WD.  Obstructing hemivaginal septum (HVS): clinical course and associated anomalies.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, October 2011, Orlando, FL.
  10. Roth L, Sheeder J, Teal S.  Predictors of intimate partner violence among women requesting medical abortion.  Presented at the annual meeting of Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP), September 2008, Washington, DC.

Academic Presentations

  1. Roth L. Intimate Partner Violence; St. Joseph’s Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology resident education, May 2013.
  2. Roth L. Intimate Partner Violence; University of Colorado, Internal Medicine resident education, November 2012 and April 2013.
  3. Roth L.  Natural Fertility and Infertility; University of Colorado, Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship, February 2011 and September 2011.
  4. Roth L.  Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Grand Rounds, University of Colorado, June 2011.
  5. Roth L.  How to Put a Bun in the Oven; Rocky Mountain PeriAnesthesia Nursing Association, January 2011.
  6. Roth L.  Menstrual Cycle and Laboratory Data; In-service for University of Colorado clinical laboratory staff, September 2010.