Melissa L Gilliam

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The likelihood of placenta previa with greater number of cesarean deliveries and higher parity
    Melissa Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:976-80. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Tetralogy of Fallot, imperforate anus, and Müllerian, renal, and cervical spine (MURCS) anomalies in a 15-year-old girl
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:231-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Importance and knowledge of oral contraceptives in antepartum, low-income, African American adolescents
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:355-60. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Success with oral contraceptives: a pilot study
    Melissa Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Medical School, 820 South Wood Street MC 808, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 69:413-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Young Latinas recall contraceptive use before and after pregnancy: a focus group study
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:279-87. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Concerns about contraceptive side effects among young Latinas: a focus-group approach
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 820 South Wood Street, MC 808, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 70:299-305. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Familial, cultural and psychosocial influences of use of effective methods of contraception among Mexican-American adolescents and young adults
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Section of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:79-84. 2011
  8. pmc Partner roles in contraceptive use: what do adolescent mothers say?
    Dinah A Lewis
    Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:396-400. 2012
  9. doi request reprint A missed opportunity for care: two-visit IUD insertion protocols inhibit placement
    Ashlee Bergin
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Contraception 86:694-7. 2012
  10. pmc Factors influencing uptake of intrauterine devices among postpartum adolescents: a qualitative study
    Melissa R S Weston
    Division of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:40.e1-7. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The likelihood of placenta previa with greater number of cesarean deliveries and higher parity
    Melissa Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:976-80. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between prior cesarean delivery and placenta previa...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tetralogy of Fallot, imperforate anus, and Müllerian, renal, and cervical spine (MURCS) anomalies in a 15-year-old girl
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:231-3. 2002
    ..To examine the etiology of MURCs anomalies and the management of a patient with these anomalies as well as cardiac and anorectal abnormalities causing primary amenorrhea and abdominal pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Importance and knowledge of oral contraceptives in antepartum, low-income, African American adolescents
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:355-60. 2003
    ..To assess motivation, sense of self-efficacy and knowledge of oral contraceptives (OC) in antepartum, African-American Adolescents and young adults following OC counseling...
  4. ncbi request reprint Success with oral contraceptives: a pilot study
    Melissa Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Medical School, 820 South Wood Street MC 808, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 69:413-8. 2004
    ..However, more is needed to promote postpartum contraceptive compliance and decrease repeat pregnancies in young, low-income African Americans with unintended pregnancies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Young Latinas recall contraceptive use before and after pregnancy: a focus group study
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:279-87. 2004
    ..To understand factors influencing use and nonuse of contraception in young, low-income Latina adolescents through focus group conversations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Concerns about contraceptive side effects among young Latinas: a focus-group approach
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 820 South Wood Street, MC 808, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 70:299-305. 2004
    ..Providers caring for this population should address potential concerns about side effects of contraception as well as assess patients' understanding in light of cultural and language barriers...
  7. doi request reprint Familial, cultural and psychosocial influences of use of effective methods of contraception among Mexican-American adolescents and young adults
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Section of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:79-84. 2011
    ..To compare culturally relevant factors associated with ever having used an effective method of contraception among a cohort of predominantly Mexican American females...
  8. pmc Partner roles in contraceptive use: what do adolescent mothers say?
    Dinah A Lewis
    Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:396-400. 2012
    ..To examine the role of sexual partners in adolescent mothers' use of non-coital dependent contraceptive methods in the postpartum period...
  9. doi request reprint A missed opportunity for care: two-visit IUD insertion protocols inhibit placement
    Ashlee Bergin
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Contraception 86:694-7. 2012
    ..The intrauterine device (IUD) is a safe, long-acting, highly effective method of birth control. Two-visit protocols for IUD insertion may represent a barrier to IUD uptake...
  10. pmc Factors influencing uptake of intrauterine devices among postpartum adolescents: a qualitative study
    Melissa R S Weston
    Division of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:40.e1-7. 2012
    ..We assessed barriers and facilitators to uptake of the intrauterine device (IUD) among primiparous African American adolescent mothers...
  11. doi request reprint Contraceptive attitudes among inner-city African American female adolescents: Barriers to effective hormonal contraceptive use
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:97-104. 2009
    ..To better understand the contraceptive attitudes of low-income, inner-city African American female adolescents...
  12. doi request reprint Correlates of use of long-acting reversible methods of contraception among adolescent and young adult women
    Amy K Whitaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Contraception 81:299-303. 2010
    ..Most pregnancies among adolescent and young adult women are unintended, and adolescent birth rates have risen. Use of long-acting reversible contraception may be an effective strategy to reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy...
  13. doi request reprint Daily context matters: predictors of missed oral contraceptive pills among college and graduate students
    Andrew B Hughey
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:323.e1-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the relationship between daily contextual factors and oral contraceptive (OC) adherence among students who attend college or graduate school...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the acceptability of coitus interruptus among Latina teens and young adults
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics ans Gynecology, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2050, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Women Health 45:65-83. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with the acceptability of coitus interruptus, or withdrawal, as a contraceptive method among a cohort of Latinas...
  15. ncbi request reprint Providing contraceptive care to low-income, African American teens: the experience of urban community health centers
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave MC 2050, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Community Health 32:231-44. 2007
    ..Techniques used by providers in neighborhood clinics may provide important insights for providing reproductive health care to low income, African American teens...
  16. pmc Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate use is not associated with risk of incident sexually transmitted infections among adolescent women
    Amy Romer
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:83-8. 2013
    ..To determine whether depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) use is associated with an increased risk of acquisition of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in a cohort of healthy adolescents, for whom prospective evidence is sparse...
  17. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal and personal factors influencing sexual debut among Mexican-American young women in the United States
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:495-503. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to better understand factors influencing the age of sexual initiation among Latina youth...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postplacental insertion of the levonorgestrel intrauterine device after cesarean delivery vs. delayed insertion: a randomized controlled trial
    Amy K Whitaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 Electronic address
    Contraception 89:534-9. 2014
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  19. doi request reprint Adherence and acceptability of the contraceptive ring compared with the pill among students: a randomized controlled trial
    Melissa L Gilliam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:503-10. 2010
    ..To compare satisfaction with and adherence to the contraceptive vaginal ring and a daily low-dose oral contraceptive pill (OCP) among college and graduate students using a novel method of electronic data collection...
  20. pmc Perceived Benefits and Barriers to Family Planning Education among Third Year Medical Students
    Kimberly G Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637
    Med Educ Online 13:4. 2008
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