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Melissa Gilliam

TitleResearch Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology-Family Planning
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    MELISSA GILLIAM, MD, MPH is the Ellen H. Block Professor of Health Justice and Vice Provost at the University of Chicago. Her clinical focus is in pediatric and adolescent gynecology and family planning. Dr. Gilliam is the founder and director of Ci3, a research center at the University of Chicago.

    As Vice Provost, she leads campus-wide efforts on leadership, faculty development, faculty recruitment, and diversity and inclusion. She oversees the Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and the Center for Identity and inclusion. She is founder of the D+I studio, using design practices to create a more inclusive campus.

    In November 2012, she launched Ci3 at the University of Chicago conducting research to improve the health, education, and wellbeing of adolescents in particular those marginalized by class, race, and sexual orientation. Ci3 uses participatory research methods including games, storytelling, and design.

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    Northwestern University, Chicago08/1999Residency
    The University of Illinois , ChicagoMPH08/1995Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Harvard University, BostonMD08/1993Medicine
    Oxford University, Oxford, EnglandMA08/1989Philosophy and Politics
    Yale University, New Haven, ConnecticutBA06/1987English
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    2016Fellow, National Academy of Medicine
    2014Loretta P. Lacey Lacey Researcher Award, EverThrive Illinois
    2014Innovator, Chicago Urban League
    2014Top 98 Dream Keepers, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
    2013Women in the World: 125 Women of Impact, Newsweek/Daily Beast
    2012Advisory Committee Service Award, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    2012100 Women to Watch, Today's Chicago Woman
    2012Mobile App Challenge, Second Place, The University of Chicago
    2011 - 2013Chicago Magazine's Top Doctors, Chicago Magazine
    2010Impact Award, Chicago Foundation for Women
    2008Visiting Professor, National Women in Medicine Month, Washington University in St. Louis
    2007 - 2014Elected, Best Doctors in America
    2007Visiting Professor, George Washington University
    2006Spirit of Choice Leadership Award, Personal PAC
    2004Service Award, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago
    2002Research Award in Adolescent Health, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    1999 - 2000Research Award in Contraception, ACOG
    1999Chairman's Award, Prentice Women's Hospital
    1998 - 1999Parke-Davis Research Award to Advance the Management of Women's Health, ACOG

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    R44HD103517     (PARSONS, TIMOTHY)Aug 16, 2022 - Jul 31, 2024
    NIH
    Step UP for STEM and Health Careers: An Intervention to Reduce STEM-related biases and improve high school STEM learning environments
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R41HD103517     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)Sep 14, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
    NIH
    Step UP for STEM and Health Careers: An Intervention to Reduce STEM related biases towards young women and minorities
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R25GM137407     (JAGODA, PATRICK)May 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2025
    NIH
    Hexacago Health Academy 2.0: a board game and augmented reality game intervention to promote STEM/health knowledge and career interest
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R41OD023694     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)Sep 15, 2017 - Mar 14, 2019
    NIH
    Prognosis: an interactive digital public health and epidemiology adventure
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R41HD090825     (GILLIAM, MELISSA)Sep 13, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018
    NIH
    The Patient Centered Postpartum Contraception ToolKit (PC2)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R44GM133290     (PARSONS, TIMOTHY)Aug 1, 2016 - May 31, 2022
    NIH
    Caduceus Quest: An interactive digital media resource to promote knowledge of reproductive health and STEM
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R41OD021605     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)Aug 1, 2016 - Apr 30, 2018
    NIH
    Caduceus Quest: A serious STEM game to promote reproductive health and STEM and health career interest
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R41HD088328     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)Jun 1, 2016 - Mar 10, 2017
    NIH
    Developing a method to increase HIV testing among YMSM
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R25GM129176     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)May 1, 2015 - Feb 29, 2020
    NIH
    Hexacago: A game-based approach to engaging youth in health and science
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R25OD020243     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)May 1, 2015 - Feb 29, 2020
    NIH
    Hexacago: A game-based approach to engaging youth in health and science
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21HD081500     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L.)Aug 19, 2014 - Jul 31, 2017
    NIH
    Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities in Youth of Dual Protection
    Role: Principal Investigator

    275201300009I-1-27500001-1     (GILLIAM, MELISSA)Jun 26, 2014 - Jun 25, 2015
    NIH
    CCTN - CONTRACEPTIVE CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK - CORE - FEMALE
    Role: Principal Investigator

    K23HD042614     (GILLIAM, MELISSA L)Jan 1, 2004 - Dec 31, 2009
    NIH
    Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Moore AL, Hasselbacher L, Tyler CP, Rodriguez-Ortiz AE, Gilliam M. Are Illinois Contraceptive Providers Comfortable Providing Care to Adolescents? Results From a Statewide Provider Needs Assessment. Womens Health Issues. 2023 Jan-Feb; 33(1):36-44. PMID: 35961851.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Hasselbacher L, Moore A, Thompson L, Tyler CP, Gilliam M. Exploring Illinois contraceptive providers' interest in medication abortion training. Contraception. 2022 10; 114:58-60. PMID: 35870484.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Westhoff CL, Archer DF, Barnhart K, Darney P, Gilliam M, Jensen J, Nelson A, Teal S, Thomas M, Hu J, Brown J, Blithe DL. Evaluation of ovulation and safety outcomes in a multi-center randomized trial of three 84 day ulipristal acetate regimens. Contraception. 2022 08; 112:54-60. PMID: 35430238.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    4. Brodyn A, Lee SY, Futrell E, Bennett I, Bouris A, Jagoda P, Gilliam M. Body Mapping and Story Circles in Sexual Health Research With Youth of Color: Methodological Insights and Study Findings From Adolescent X, an Art-Based Research Project. Health Promot Pract. 2022 07; 23(4):594-608. PMID: 34553642.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Lagundoye M, Rodriguez G, Bennett I, Brodyn A, Gilliam M. Text Collage from "Transmedia Collage: Histories of Violence and Futures of Health on Chicago's South Side." J Adolesc Health. 2021 Jul 16. PMID: 34281753.
      Citations:    Fields:    
    6. Sackeim MG, Lee SY, Newton S, Lauderdale D, Gilliam M. Effect of a narrative intervention on individual-level abortion stigma: a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Sex Reprod Health. 2022 Jan; 48(1):47-53. PMID: 34108187.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Gilliam ML, Jensen JT, Eisenberg DL, Thomas MA, Olariu A, Creinin MD. Relationship of parity and prior cesarean delivery to levonorgestrel 52 mg intrauterine system expulsion over 6 years. Contraception. 2021 06; 103(6):444-449. PMID: 33651995.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    8. Brown BP, Hebert LE, Gilliam M, Kaestner R. Distance to an Abortion Provider and Its Association with the Abortion Rate: A Multistate Longitudinal Analysis. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2020 12; 52(4):227-234. PMID: 33332717.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. McCammon E, Bansal S, Hebert LE, Yan S, Menendez A, Gilliam M. Exploring young women's menstruation-related challenges in Uttar Pradesh, India, using the socio-ecological framework. Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2020 Dec; 28(1):1749342. PMID: 32308152; PMCID: PMC7175471.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Brown BP, Hebert LE, Gilliam M, Kaestner R. Association of Highly Restrictive State Abortion Policies With Abortion Rates, 2000-2014. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 11 02; 3(11):e2024610. PMID: 33165610; PMCID: PMC7653496.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Lee SY, Brodyn AL, Koppel RS, Tyler CP, Geppert AA, Truehart AI, Gilliam ML. Provider and Patient Perspectives on a New Tangible Decision Aid Tool to Support Patient-Centered Contraceptive Counseling with Adolescents and Young Adults. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Feb; 34(1):18-25. PMID: 33096227.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Laursen L, Hebert L, Newton S, Norcott C, Gilliam M. Community Violence Exposure and Adolescent Pregnancy in Chicago. J Interpers Violence. 2022 01; 37(1-2):NP742-NP756. PMID: 32394782.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Gilliam M. Youth Reproductive Justice: Beyond Choice, Toward Health Equity. Health Educ Behav. 2020 08; 47(4):640-641. PMID: 31893472.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Chor J, Young D, Quinn MT, Gilliam M. A Novel Lay Health Worker Training to Help Women Engage in Postabortion Contraception and Well-Woman Care. Health Promot Pract. 2020 03; 21(2):172-174. PMID: 31559886.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Erwin K, Fitzpatrick V, Norell S, Gilliam M. Development of a Framework and Tool to Facilitate Cost-of-Care Conversations With Patients During Prenatal Care. Ann Intern Med. 2019 05 07; 170(9_Suppl):S62-S69. PMID: 31060059.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Chor J, Tusken M, Young D, Lyman P, Gilliam M. Factors Shaping Women's Pre-abortion Communication with Members of Their Social Network. J Community Health. 2019 04; 44(2):265-271. PMID: 30306448; PMCID: PMC6414232.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Gemzell-Danielsson K, Sitruk-Ware R, Creinin MD, Thomas M, Barnhart KT, Creasy G, Sussman H, Alami M, Burke AE, Weisberg E, Fraser I, Gilliam M, Liu J, Carr BR, Plagianos M, Roberts K, Blithe D, Miranda MJ. Segesterone acetate/ethinyl estradiol 12-month contraceptive vaginal system safety evaluation. Contraception. 2019 06; 99(6):323-328. PMID: 30831102; PMCID: PMC7357828.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    18. Hebert LE, Bansal S, Lee SY, Yan S, Akinola M, Menendez A, Gilliam M, Rhyne M. Understanding young women's experiences of gender inequality in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh through story circles. Int J Adolesc Youth. 2020; 25(1):1-11. PMID: 32257623; PMCID: PMC7077462.
      Citations: 3     
    19. Woodhams EJ, Gilliam M. Contraception. Ann Intern Med. 2019 02 05; 170(3):ITC18-ITC32. PMID: 30716758.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Gilliam M, Hill BJ, Jaworski E, Sparrow A, Jones IB, Jagoda P. Increasing Anti-Tobacco Industry Attitudes Among Youth: A Pilot Study of a Multiplayer Educational Board Game. Games Health J. 2019 Feb; 8(1):49-54. PMID: 30156430; PMCID: PMC6390654.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Hebert LE, Hill BJ, Quinn M, Holl JL, Whitaker AK, Gilliam ML. Mobile contraceptive application use in a clinical setting in addition to standard contraceptive counseling: A randomized controlled trial. Contraception. 2018 10; 98(4):281-287. PMID: 30006030.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Akinola M, Hebert LE, Hill BJ, Quinn M, Holl JL, Whitaker AK, Gilliam ML. Development of a Mobile App on Contraceptive Options for Young African American and Latina Women. Health Educ Behav. 2019 02; 46(1):89-96. PMID: 29896969.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Gilliam M, Jagoda P, Jones IB, Rowley J, Hill B. Embedded Game Design as a Method for Addressing Social Determinants of Health. Am J Sex Educ. 2018; 13(3):378-398. PMID: 34140841; PMCID: PMC8208648.
      Citations: 1     
    24. Nguyen BT, Hebert LE, Newton SL, Gilliam ML. Supporting Women at the Time of Abortion: A Mixed-Methods Study of Male Partner Experiences and Perspectives. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2018 06; 50(2):75-83. PMID: 29782074.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Chor J, Garcia-Ricketts S, Young D, Hebert LE, Hasselbacher LA, Gilliam ML. Well-woman Care Barriers and Facilitators of Low-income Women Obtaining Induced Abortion after the Affordable Care Act. Womens Health Issues. 2018 Sep - Oct; 28(5):387-392. PMID: 29747908; PMCID: PMC6143410.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Macklin M, Jagoda P, Jones IB, Gilliam M. Game-Based Health Education: The Case of Hexacago Health Academy. J STEM Outreach. 2018 May 01; 1(1). PMID: 34136762; PMCID: PMC8205025.
      Citations:    
    27. Stefansson LS, Webb ME, Hebert LE, Masinter L, Gilliam ML. MOBILE-izing Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: A Pilot Study Using a Mobile Health Unit in Chicago. J Sch Health. 2018 03; 88(3):208-216. PMID: 29399834.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Woodhams E, Sipsma H, Hill BJ, Gilliam M. Perceived responsibility for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection prevention among young African American men: An exploratory focus group study. Sex Reprod Healthc. 2018 Jun; 16:86-91. PMID: 29804783.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Chor J, Lyman P, Ruth J, Patel A, Gilliam M. Integrating Doulas Into First-Trimester Abortion Care: Physician, Clinic Staff, and Doula Experiences. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2018 01; 63(1):53-57. PMID: 29369513.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Davidson AS, Fabiyi C, Demissie S, Getachew H, Gilliam ML. Is LARC for Everyone? A Qualitative Study of Sociocultural Perceptions of Family Planning and Contraception Among Refugees in Ethiopia. Matern Child Health J. 2017 Sep; 21(9):1699-1705. PMID: 27206615.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Sipsma HL, Canavan M, Gilliam M, Bradley E. Impact of social service and public health spending on teenage birth rates across the USA: an ecological study. BMJ Open. 2017 06 13; 7(5):e013601. PMID: 28611088; PMCID: PMC5541339.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    32. Gilliam M, Woodhams E, Sipsma H, Hill B. Perceived Dual Method Responsibilities by Relationship Type Among African-American Male Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Mar; 60(3):340-345. PMID: 28065521.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Whitaker AK, Quinn MT, Munroe E, Martins SL, Mistretta SQ, Gilliam ML. A motivational interviewing-based counseling intervention to increase postabortion uptake of contraception: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Patient Educ Couns. 2016 10; 99(10):1663-9. PMID: 27211225; PMCID: PMC5028248.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Hebert LE, Fabiyi C, Hasselbacher LA, Starr K, Gilliam ML. Variation in Pregnancy Options Counseling and Referrals, And Reported Proximity to Abortion Services, Among Publicly Funded Family Planning Facilities. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 06; 48(2):65-71. PMID: 27116392.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Chor J, Tusken M, Lyman P, Gilliam M. Factors Shaping Women's Pre-abortion Communication with Their Regular Gynecologic Care Providers. Womens Health Issues. 2016 Jul-Aug; 26(4):437-41. PMID: 27106609; PMCID: PMC4958534.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Woodhams EJ, Hill BJ, Fabiyi C, Gilliam M. Describing abortion attitudes among young, African American men. Contraception. 2016 08; 94(2):134-6. PMID: 27001001.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Martins SL, Starr KA, Hellerstedt WL, Gilliam ML. Differences in Family Planning Services by Rural-urban Geography: Survey of Title X-Supported Clinics In Great Plains and Midwestern States. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 Mar; 48(1):9-16. PMID: 26841331.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Gilliam M. Saving lives with contraceptive coverage. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Nov; 213(5):602-3. PMID: 26525519.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Gilliam ML. Beyond Coercion: Let Us Grapple With Bias. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Nov; 126(5):915-916. PMID: 26444119.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Chor J, Lyman P, Tusken M, Patel A, Gilliam M. Women's experiences with doula support during first-trimester surgical abortion: a qualitative study. Contraception. 2016 Mar; 93(3):244-8. PMID: 26480890; PMCID: PMC4766033.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Gilliam M, Jagoda P, Heathcock S, Orzalli S, Saper C, Dudley J, Wilson C. LifeChanger: A Pilot Study of a Game-Based Curriculum for Sexuality Education. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016 Apr; 29(2):148-53. PMID: 26409156.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Darney P, Creinin MD, Nichols M, Gilliam M, Westhoff CL. Tenth anniversary of the Society of Family Planning. Contraception. 2015 Oct; 92(4):279-81. PMID: 26272310.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    43. Starr KA, Martins SL, Watson S, Gilliam ML. Postpartum Contraception Use by Urban/Rural Status: An Analysis of the Michigan Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Data. Womens Health Issues. 2015 Nov-Dec; 25(6):622-7. PMID: 26253826.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Whitaker AK, Quinn MT, Martins SL, Tomlinson AN, Woodhams EJ, Gilliam M. Motivational interviewing to improve postabortion contraceptive uptake by young women: development and feasibility of a counseling intervention. Contraception. 2015 Oct; 92(4):323-9. PMID: 26093191; PMCID: PMC4575852.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Gilliam M, Chor J, Hill B. Digital media and sexually transmitted infections. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct; 26(5):381-5. PMID: 25105560.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Davidson AS, Whitaker AK, Martins SL, Hill B, Kuhn C, Hagbom-Ma C, Gilliam M. Impact of a theory-based video on initiation of long-acting reversible contraception after abortion. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Mar; 212(3):310.e1-7. PMID: 25265403.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Sisco KM, Martins SL, Kavanagh EK, Gilliam ML. Parent-daughter communication about abortion among nonpregnant African-American adolescent females. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Dec; 55(6):835-41. PMID: 25266149.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Hasselbacher LA, Dekleva A, Tristan S, Gilliam ML. Factors influencing parental involvement among minors seeking an abortion: a qualitative study. Am J Public Health. 2014 Nov; 104(11):2207-11. PMID: 25211726; PMCID: PMC4202942.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Gilliam ML, Mistretta SQ, Martins SL, Holl JL. A systematic approach to improving intrauterine device services in family planning clinics. Contraception. 2014 Nov; 90(5):542-7. PMID: 25088606.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    50. Chor J, Hill B, Martins S, Mistretta S, Patel A, Gilliam M. Doula support during first-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jan; 212(1):45.e1-6. PMID: 24983679; PMCID: PMC4275368.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    51. Gilliam ML, Mistretta SQ, Martins SL, Holl JL. Impact of a revised appointment scheduling script on IUD service delivery in three Title X family planning clinics. Contraception. 2014 Nov; 90(5):548-9. PMID: 25033748.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    52. Gilliam ML, Martins SL, Bartlett E, Mistretta SQ, Holl JL. Development and testing of an iOS waiting room "app" for contraceptive counseling in a Title X family planning clinic. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Nov; 211(5):481.e1-8. PMID: 24881829.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    53. Smid M, Martins S, Whitaker AK, Gilliam M. Correlates of pregnancy before age 15 compared with pregnancy between the ages of 15 and 19 in the United States. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Mar; 123(3):578-583. PMID: 24499756.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Whitaker AK, Endres LK, Mistretta SQ, Gilliam ML. Postplacental insertion of the levonorgestrel intrauterine device after cesarean delivery vs. delayed insertion: a randomized controlled trial. Contraception. 2014 Jun; 89(6):534-9. PMID: 24457061.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    55. Dude A, Neustadt A, Martins S, Gilliam M. Use of withdrawal and unintended pregnancy among females 15-24 years of age. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Sep; 122(3):595-600. PMID: 23921858.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    56. Grogan CM, Gilliam M, Hasselbacher L. Provocative and important. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2013 Apr; 38(2):215-22. PMID: 23262775.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    57. Kshirsagar SK, Alam SM, Jasti S, Hodes H, Nauser T, Gilliam M, Billstrand C, Hunt JS, Petroff MG. Immunomodulatory molecules are released from the first trimester and term placenta via exosomes. Placenta. 2012 Dec; 33(12):982-90. PMID: 23107341; PMCID: PMC3534832.
      Citations: 88     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    58. Lewis DA, Martins SL, Gilliam ML. Partner roles in contraceptive use: what do adolescent mothers say? J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Dec; 25(6):396-400. PMID: 23089574; PMCID: PMC3501542.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    59. Woodhams EJ, Gilliam M. In the Clinic. Contraception. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Oct 02; 157(7):ITC4-1-ITC4-15; quiz ITC4-16. PMID: 23027331.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    60. Gilliam ML. Implementing a grand plan for reducing maternal and newborn deaths. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep; 120(3):509-10. PMID: 22914456.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    61. Bergin A, Tristan S, Terplan M, Gilliam ML, Whitaker AK. A missed opportunity for care: two-visit IUD insertion protocols inhibit placement. Contraception. 2012 Dec; 86(6):694-7. PMID: 22770798.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    62. Kavanagh EK, Hasselbacher LA, Betham B, Tristan S, Gilliam ML. Abortion-seeking minors' views on the Illinois parental notification law: a qualitative study. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Sep; 44(3):159-66. PMID: 22958660.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    63. Romer A, Shew ML, Ofner S, Gilliam ML, Martins SL, Fortenberry JD. Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate use is not associated with risk of incident sexually transmitted infections among adolescent women. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Jan; 52(1):83-8. PMID: 23260839; PMCID: PMC3530080.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    64. Gilliam M, Orzalli S, Heathcock S, Sutherland E, Jagoda P, Menendez A, Ojengbede O. From intervention to invitation: reshaping adolescent sexual health through story telling and games. Afr J Reprod Health. 2012 Jun; 16(2):189-96. PMID: 22916551.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    65. Mornar S, Chan LN, Mistretta S, Neustadt A, Martins S, Gilliam M. Pharmacokinetics of the etonogestrel contraceptive implant in obese women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug; 207(2):110.e1-6. PMID: 22717269.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Guse K, Levine D, Martins S, Lira A, Gaarde J, Westmorland W, Gilliam M. Interventions using new digital media to improve adolescent sexual health: a systematic review. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Dec; 51(6):535-43. PMID: 23174462.
      Citations: 123     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    67. Gilliam M. Difficult feat: conducting high-quality research in challenging areas. Contraception. 2011 Nov; 84(5):440-1. PMID: 22018116.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    68. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone antagonists for assisted reproductive technology. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Sep; 118(3):706-707. PMID: 21860304.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    
    69. Shaw P, Gilliam M, Malek M, Rodriguez N, Greenstein D, Clasen L, Evans A, Rapoport J, Giedd J. Parental age effects on cortical morphology in offspring. Cereb Cortex. 2012 Jun; 22(6):1256-62. PMID: 21817090; PMCID: PMC3357175.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    70. Weston MR, Martins SL, Neustadt AB, Gilliam ML. Factors influencing uptake of intrauterine devices among postpartum adolescents: a qualitative study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jan; 206(1):40.e1-7. PMID: 21903193; PMCID: PMC3237760.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    71. Neustadt A, Holmquist S, Davis S, Gilliam M. Sexual, relationship, contraceptive and personal factors influencing emergency contraception use: a qualitative study. Contraception. 2011 Sep; 84(3):266-72. PMID: 21843692.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    72. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogues for pain associated with endometriosis. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 117(3):727-728. PMID: 21343776.
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    73. Gilliam ML. A window of opportunity for women and children living in the world's poorest countries. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 117(3):523-524. PMID: 21343753.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    74. Pharmaceutical policies: effects of restrictions on reimbursement. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jan; 117(1):172-173. PMID: 21173660.
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    75. Gilliam ML, Neustadt A, Whitaker A, Kozloski M. Familial, cultural and psychosocial influences of use of effective methods of contraception among Mexican-American adolescents and young adults. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Apr; 24(2):79-84. PMID: 21126893; PMCID: PMC5145289.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    76. Hughey AB, Neustadt AB, Mistretta SQ, Tilmon SJ, Gilliam ML. Daily context matters: predictors of missed oral contraceptive pills among college and graduate students. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct; 203(4):323.e1-7. PMID: 20643390.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    77. Schwartz A, Peacock N, McRae K, Seymour R, Gilliam M. Defining new categories of pregnancy intention in African-American women. Womens Health Issues. 2010 Nov-Dec; 20(6):371-9. PMID: 20833067.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    78. Webster RD, Neustadt AN, Whitaker AK, Gilliam ML. Parental involvement laws and parent-daughter communication: policy without proof. Contraception. 2010 Oct; 82(4):310-3. PMID: 20851223.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    79. Tesher MS, Whitaker A, Gilliam M, Wagner-Weiner L, Onel KB. Contraception for adolescents with lupus. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2010 Mar 31; 8:10. PMID: 20356388; PMCID: PMC2860355.
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    80. Gilliam ML, Neustadt A, Kozloski M, Mistretta S, Tilmon S, Godfrey E. Adherence and acceptability of the contraceptive ring compared with the pill among students: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar; 115(3):503-510. PMID: 20177280.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    81. Whitaker AK, Dude AM, Neustadt A, Gilliam ML. Correlates of use of long-acting reversible methods of contraception among adolescent and young adult women. Contraception. 2010 Apr; 81(4):299-303. PMID: 20227545.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    82. Godfrey EM, Memmel LM, Neustadt A, Shah M, Nicosia A, Moorthie M, Gilliam M. Intrauterine contraception for adolescents aged 14-18 years: a multicenter randomized pilot study of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system compared to the Copper T 380A. Contraception. 2010 Feb; 81(2):123-7. PMID: 20103449.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    83. Gilliam ML. Global initiatives. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Oct; 114(4):716-717. PMID: 19888025.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    84. Romero IL, Gordon IO, Jagadeeswaran S, Mui KL, Lee WS, Dinulescu DM, Krausz TN, Kim HH, Gilliam ML, Lengyel E. Effects of oral contraceptives or a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist on ovarian carcinogenesis in genetically engineered mice. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2009 Sep; 2(9):792-9. PMID: 19737983; PMCID: PMC2758654.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    85. Gilliam ML. The millennium development goals and providers of women's health care: opportunity and action. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Aug; 114(2 Pt 1):209-210. PMID: 19622978.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    86. Tristan SB, Gilliam M. First trimester surgical abortion. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jun; 52(2):151-9. PMID: 19407521.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    87. Gilliam ML, Davis SD, Neustadt AB, Levey EJ. Contraceptive attitudes among inner-city African American female adolescents: Barriers to effective hormonal contraceptive use. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2009 Apr; 22(2):97-104. PMID: 19345915.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    88. Gilliam ML, Neustadt A, Gordon R. A call to incorporate a reproductive justice agenda into reproductive health clinical practice and policy. Contraception. 2009 Apr; 79(4):243-6. PMID: 19272493.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    89. Whitaker AK, Gilliam M. Contraceptive care for adolescents. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jun; 51(2):268-80. PMID: 18463458.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    90. Tarr ME, Gilliam ML. Sexually transmitted infections in adolescent women. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jun; 51(2):306-18. PMID: 18463461.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    91. Smith KG, Gilliam ML, Leboeuf M, Neustadt A, Stulberg D. Perceived Benefits and Barriers to Family Planning Education among Third Year Medical Students. Med Educ Online. 2008 Apr 24; 13:4. PMID: 20165534; PMCID: PMC2779596.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    
    92. Lindau ST, Tetteh AS, Kasza K, Gilliam M. What schools teach our patients about sex: content, quality, and influences on sex education. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Feb; 111(2 Pt 1):256-66. PMID: 18238961.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    93. Creinin MD, Meyn LA, Borgatta L, Barnhart K, Jensen J, Burke AE, Westhoff C, Gilliam M, Dutton C, Ballagh SA. Multicenter comparison of the contraceptive ring and patch: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Feb; 111(2 Pt 1):267-77. PMID: 18238962.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    94. Romero I, Turok D, Gilliam M. A randomized trial of tramadol versus ibuprofen as an adjunct to pain control during vacuum aspiration abortion. Contraception. 2008 Jan; 77(1):56-9. PMID: 18082668.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    95. Gilliam M, Davis SD, Berlin A, Zite NB. A qualitative study of barriers to postpartum sterilization and women's attitudes toward unfulfilled sterilization requests. Contraception. 2008 Jan; 77(1):44-9. PMID: 18082666.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    96. Gilliam ML, Berlin A, Kozloski M, Hernandez M, Grundy M. Interpersonal and personal factors influencing sexual debut among Mexican-American young women in the United States. J Adolesc Health. 2007 Nov; 41(5):495-503. PMID: 17950170.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    97. Gilliam ML, Hernandez M. Providing contraceptive care to low-income, African American teens: the experience of urban community health centers. J Community Health. 2007 Aug; 32(4):231-44. PMID: 17696048.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    98. Gilliam M, Holmquist S, Berlin A. Factors associated with willingness to use the contraceptive vaginal ring. Contraception. 2007 Jul; 76(1):30-4. PMID: 17586133.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    99. Gilliam ML, Hernandez M. Factors influencing the acceptability of coitus interruptus among Latina teens and young adults. Women Health. 2007; 45(3):65-83. PMID: 18032163.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    100. Gilliam M. Emergency contraception: politics and science move forward. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Nov; 108(5):1060-1. PMID: 17077224.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    101. Gilliam M. Cesarean delivery on request: reproductive consequences. Semin Perinatol. 2006 Oct; 30(5):257-60. PMID: 17011396.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    102. Zite N, Wuellner S, Gilliam M. Barriers to obtaining a desired postpartum tubal sterilization. Contraception. 2006 Apr; 73(4):404-7. PMID: 16531176.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    103. Zite N, Wuellner S, Gilliam M. Failure to obtain desired postpartum sterilization: risk and predictors. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Apr; 105(4):794-9. PMID: 15802407.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    104. Gilliam ML, Warden M, Goldstein C, Tapia B. Concerns about contraceptive side effects among young Latinas: a focus-group approach. Contraception. 2004 Oct; 70(4):299-305. PMID: 15451334.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    105. Gilliam ML, Warden MM, Tapia B. Young Latinas recall contraceptive use before and after pregnancy: a focus group study. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2004 Aug; 17(4):279-87. PMID: 15288030.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    106. Gilliam M, Knight S, McCarthy M. Success with oral contraceptives: a pilot study. Contraception. 2004 May; 69(5):413-8. PMID: 15105065.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    107. Gilliam ML, Knight S, McCarthy M. Importance and knowledge of oral contraceptives in antepartum, low-income, African American adolescents. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2003 Dec; 16(6):355-60. PMID: 14642956.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    108. Gilliam M, Rosenberg D, Davis F, Gilliam M, Rosenberg D, Davis F. The likelihood of placenta previa with greater number of cesarean deliveries and higher parity. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Jun; 99(6):976-80. PMID: 12052584.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    109. Gilliam ML. Local and systemic options for hormone replacement therapy. Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2001 Jul-Aug; 46(4):222-7. PMID: 11563833.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    110. Gilliam ML, Derman RJ. Barrier methods of contraception. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2000 Dec; 27(4):841-58. PMID: 11091990.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    111. Bruce C, Manning-Cox G, Stanback-Fryer C, Banks K, Gilliam M. A radiographic survey of dental anomalies in Black pediatric patients. NDA J. 1994 Jan-Feb; 45(1):6-13. PMID: 9594056.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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