Black, Amanda

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Dr. Amanda Black MD, FRCSC
Professor, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact Information

The Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Campus
Shirley E. Greenberg Women's Health Centre
1967 Riverside Drive Room 7-236-5,
Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9
Phone: 613-738-8400 ext 81739

Biography

Dr. Amanda Black is an Obstetrician-Gynaecologist in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ottawa Hospital.  She also works in the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at the Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).  She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa.  She is actively involved with undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Dr. Black received her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Ottawa.  Dr. Black completed a fellowship in Contraceptive Advice, Research, and Education (CARE) at Queens University and also completed additional training in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynecology in London, England and Zurich, Switzerland. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Black has been involved in a number of educational initiatives in the area of contraception, including the development of computerized counselling aids for office practice, the development of contraception modules and workshops for physicians, and the development of on-line learning modules for physicians. She has lectured locally, nationally, and internationally on the topics of family planning and sexuality.  She conducts research in the area of contraception and is currently recruiting patients for ongoing contraception research.

Dr. Black is currently the chairman of the Society of Obstetrician and Gynecologists of Canadas (SOGC) Contraception Awareness Program (CAP) and is involved in the ongoing development of the SOGC website, www.sexualityandu.ca. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  She served as the Co-Chair of the 2004 Canadian Contraception Guidelines Committee and she served on the SOGC Guidelines Committee for Dysmenorrhea and Continuous Hormonal Contraception.

Publications

  • Bayne L, Black AThe Next Generation in Contraceptives:  How do they fare? The Canadian Journal of Continuing Medical Education. 2006;18(6):  75-78.
  • Black A, Dunn S, Guilbert E, et alSOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 176.  Canadian Contraception Consensus:  Update on Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA).  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada 2006; 305-308.
  • Burnett MA, Antao V, Black A, Feldman K, Grenville A, et al.  Prevalence of Primary Dysmenorrhea in Canada.  Journal of Obstetrics and GynecologyCanada 2005; 27(8):  765-770.
  • The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada.  Sex Sense:  Canadian Contraception Guide, 2nd Edition.  Medical Editor. 2005.
  • Lefebvre G, Pinsonneault O, Antao V, Black A, Burnett M, Feldman K, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guidleine No 169.  Primary Dysmenorrhea Consensus Guidelines.  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.  2005; 27(12):  1117-1130.
  • Black A, Francoeur D, Rowe T, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 143.  2004 Contraception Guidelines (part 1 of 3).  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.  2004; 26(2): 143-156.
  • Black A, Francoeur D, Rowe T, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 143.  2004 Contraception Guidelines (part 2 of 3).  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.  2004; 26(3): 219-54.
  • Black A, Rowe T.  2004 Contraception Guidelines.  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.  2004; 26(3): 197-98.
  • Black A, Francoeur D, Rowe T, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 143.  2004 Contraception Guidelines (part 3 of 3).  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.  2004; 26(4):  347-87, 389-436.
  • Sanfilippo J, Black A.  Adolescent Pelvic Pain.  Best Practice and Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003; 17(1):  93-101.
  • Golts MM, Black AY, Kives S, Jamieson MA.  Original desire for pregnancy among adolescents presenting for pregnancy termination.  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.  2003; 25(6):  S35.  (Abstract)
  • Black AY, Jamieson MA.  Adolescent Endometriosis. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  October 2002; 14:  467-474.
  • Black AY, Fung Kee Fung K. Misoprostol offers no cost advantage over intra-amniotic PGF2-alpha for second trimester termination.  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada. 2002; 24(8): Supplement.  (Abstract)
  • Black A, MacGibbon L.  Contraception.  The Foundation for Medical Practice Education:  Educational Module.  Volume 10(10), August 2002.
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