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Basha, Maureen E., Ph.D.

Associate Professor- Research

Lion's Building
2020 Gravier Street
New Orleans LA 70112

Phone: 504 568 2014
Email: mbash1@lsuhsc.edu


  • PhD (2003) Animal Physiology, University of Minnesota
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2004-2007) University of Pennsylvania, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology

Research Interests

  • urogenital smooth muscle
  • genitourinary syndrome of menopause
  • vulvodynia
  • team based learning in medical education

Teaching Activities

  • Co-Directorship: 2018-
  • Nursing Human Physiology Course (HLSC 2410)
  • Lecturer in Human Physiology for Dental Students (Dent 1115): 2018-
  • Lecturer in Human Physiology for Nursing Students (HLSC 2410): 2018-

Selected Publications

Basha, ME, Kellogg-Spadt, S, Burrows LJ, Ruberu, MS, Wallach, AS, Nazar AS, and KE Whitmore. Thermal and mechanical pain thresholds in women with provoked, localized vulvodynia: a pilot study. under revision, J Am Osteopath Assoc.

Basha, ME., Bauer, LJ, Modrzakowski, MC, and H. H.Baker. Current Status of Women in DO- and MD-granting US medical schools: an analysis of matriculants, enrollment and Chief Academic Officers. In Press: J Am Osteopath Assoc.

Phan TX, Ton HT, Chen Y, Basha ME and GP Ahern. Sex-dependent expression of TRPV1 in bladder arterioles. Am J Physiol- Renal. 311(5): F1063-F1073, 2016.

Marx, J, Basha ME, Mohanan S, Hypolite J, Chang S, Wein A, Laping N., Zderic S and S Chacko.  Effects of Rho-kinase inhibition on myosin light chain phosphorylation and obstruction-induced detrusor overactivity. Int J Urol 21(3): 319-324. 2014.

Basha ME, Chang S, Lassmann J, Burrows LJ, Wein A, Moreland RS, and S Chacko.  Effect of estrogen on molecular and functional characteristics of the rodent vaginal muscularis.  J Sex Med.10 (5): 1219-30. 2013.

Burrow LJ, Basha M, and AT Goldstein.  The effects of hormonal contraceptives on female sexuality: a review. J Sex Med 9 (9): 2213-2223, 2012.

Northington GM, Basha M, Arya LA, Wein AJ, and S Chacko.  Contractile response of human anterior vaginal muscularis in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse.  Reprod Sci. 18 (3): 296-303, 2011.

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