Positions

Selected Publications

Research Overview

  • I perform research in helping to improve treatments and our understanding of the mechanisms involved in pelvic floor disorders including urinary and bowel incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy Versus Ovarian Conservation: A Pilot, Randomized, Controlled Trial (F080807015) - The Brachial Artery Flow Mediated Dilation Portion of the Protocol  awarded by University of California, San Francisco
  • Bringing Simple Urge Incontinence DiaGnosis & Treatment to Provider (BRIDGES STUDY)  awarded by University of California, San Francisco
  • Development of a Patient-Centered Pelvic Floor Complication Scale  awarded by MEDSTAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Development, Usability Evaluation, and Pilot Feasibility Study of an mHealth Application Supporting Self-Management of Accidental Bowel Leakage, "I'M ABLe"  awarded by University of Minnesota
  • Feasibility Study of Saphenous Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Fecal Incontinence  awarded by EBT MEDICAL INC
  • IMPROVE - Investigation to Minimize Recurrent Prolapse of the Vagina Using Estrogen  awarded by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Investigation to Minimize Prolapse Recurrence of the Vagina Using Estrogen (IMPROVE) 2021 ABOG/AAOGF Bridge Funding  awarded by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Mid-Career Award Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Capitation Funding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  awarded by RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE
  • NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Capitation Funding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  awarded by RTI INTERNATIONAL
  • Perioperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Randomized Trial  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Perioperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Randomized Trial  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Periperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Randomized Trial  awarded by University of Michigan
  • Plasma NTx and Vitamin D Levels as Prognostic Factors for Surgical Outcomes after Midurethral Slings  awarded by Yale University
  • Predicting Urinary Continence Status with Sacral Neuromodulation and Botulinum Toxin Treatments  awarded by Duke University
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTELLAS PHARMA US, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by PELVALON, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by PELVALON, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALLERGAN SALES, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by RENOVIA INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALLERGAN, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by RENOVIA INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by RENOVIA INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTELLAS PHARMA GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT, INC. - NEW
  • Race, Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Prolapse-rElated Decisional ConflicT  awarded by Brown University
  • UAB Continence Treatment Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB Continence Treatment Center (UITN Specimen Repository Protocol)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • UAB Continence Treatment Center (UITN E-TOMUS Extended Trial of Mild-Urethral Slings)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: Pelvic Floor Disorders Network  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network (UITN)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network - Value of Urodynamic Evaluation  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Urinary Markers after Continence Surgery (UMACS) UITN Biosample Analysis  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (BALTIMORE)
  • Investigator On

  • 3T Pelvic MRI Measures After Childbirth: Pre-Pregnancy and 6 Months Postpartum (R08-035)  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • A Novel Source of Mucosal T Cells to Study Immunity in the Female Genital Tract  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Cancer of the Uterus and Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence  awarded by WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND - NEW
  • Comparative Effectiveness of Biofeedback, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, and Injectable Bulking Agents for Treatment of Fecal Incontinence: The Fecal Incontinence Treatment (FIT) Study - (Cost Reimbursement)  awarded by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • OB/GYN Faculty Research Career Development Program  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • OB/GYN Faculty Research Career Development Program  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Optimizing Management of the Second Stage of Labor: Multicenter Randomized Trial  awarded by Washington University
  • Optimizing Management of the Second Stage of Labor: Multicenter Randomized Trial  awarded by University of Texas at Austin
  • Origin and Life Cycle of the Uterine Natural Killer Cell: Novel Insights from Human Uterus Transplantation  awarded by University of Pennsylvania
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALLERGAN SALES, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTELLAS PHARMA GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT, INC. - NEW
  • The American Urogynecology Society (AUGS) Quality Registry (AQUIRE)  awarded by American Urogynecologic Society
  • The Fecal Incontinence Treatment (FIT) Study - (Fixed Price)  awarded by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • The Impact of Hip Exercises on Pelvic Floor Muscle Strength and Function as a Potential Non-Surgical Management for Urinary Incontinence in Older Women  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS
  • Vaginal Dendritic Cells Selectively Transmit HIV-1 Founder Virus  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Full Name

  • Holly Richter