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Vivienne Meljen, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences


  • Duke University Health System – Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2017-2021
  • The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth – MD, 2013-2017
  • The University of Scranton – BS, 2010-2013

Honors and Awards

  • Peter Cartwright, MD Humanism Award 2021
  • Duke University Presidential Award 2021
  • Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons (SLS)/ MIS Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award 2021
  • Duke Appleseed Resident Teaching Award 2021
  • Duke Charles B. Hammond, MD Research Day Resident Award 2020
  • American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery 2020
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Award 2020
  • Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons (SLS) Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award 2020
  • American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) Resident Scholar Award 2019
  • Duke Palliative Care Advocacy Award 2018
  • Duke Appleseed Resident Teaching Award 2018
  • Duke OB/GYN Intern Teaching Award 2018
  • Saul Blatman Award for Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Excellence in OB/GYN 2017
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar 2013
  • Harry S. Truman Scholar 2013
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship 2012
  • CHCI- United Health Foundation Internship 2012
  • Alpha Sigma Nu- National Jesuit Honor Society 2013
  • Pedro Arrupe Scholarship, University of Scranton 2010-2013
  • University of Scranton’s Panuska College Outstanding Service and Inspirational Leadership Award 2013
  • Velio Berardis, MD Scholarship 2012
  • Professional Ski Instructors of America Scholarship 2012
  • United Parcel Service Scholarship 2012
  • The University of Scranton Dean’s List every semester 2010-2013

Select Publications

Meljen, VT., Mittenzwei, R., Wong, J., Puechl, A., Whitaker, R., Broadwater, G., Hall, AH., Bean, SM., Elvin, JA., Berchuck, A., Previs, RA., Strickland, KC. Endometrial adenocarcinomas with no specific molecular profile: morphologic features and molecular alterations of “copy-number low” tumors. International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology. (2020)

Meljen, V., Fridman, D. Clear Reporting about adnexal torsion. AIUM Blog- The Scan. 2020 Oct 6.

Meljen, V., Hammett, E., Toole, J., Livingston, EL., Dotters-Katz, S. Interprofessional Education to Enhance Integration of Medical Students into Labor and Delivery. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. Vol 19 (2020).

Meljen, V., Fridman, D. Gynecologist’s Perspective: Semantics of “Ruling Out” Ovarian Torsion. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2019 Oct 20.
Mittenzwei, R., Meljen, V., Puechl, A., Bentley, R., Elvin, J., Berchuck, A., Previs, R., Strickland, K. Clinical and Molecular Characteristics of Copy-Number Low Endometrial Adenocarcinomas. Laboratory Investigation. Vol 99 (2019).

Erekson, E., Murchison, RL., Gerjevic, KA., Meljen, VT., Strohbehn, K. Major postoperative complications following surgical procedures for pelvic organ prolapse: a secondary database analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jun 1.

Vivienne Meljen
Vivienne Meljen, MD
Assistant Professor