Amanda Black

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Amanda Black
Professor, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Room: The Ottawa Hospital,Riverside Campus, Shirley E. Greenberg Women's Health Centre, 1967 Riverside Drive Room 7-236-5,, Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9
Office: 613-738-8400 ext. 81799
Fax: 613-738-8505

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Biography

  • Professor, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa
  • Medical Director, Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre, The Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus
  • Associate Scientist, OHRI (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute), Clinical Epidemiology Program
  • Dr. Elaine Jolly Chair in Women’s Health Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Chair, National Contraception Awareness Program, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

 

Brief Biography

Dr. Amanda Black is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Ottawa.  She completed her training at the University of Western Ontario, The University of Ottawa and Queen’s University, and a Masters of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.  She holds appointment at The Ottawa Hospital and The Children’s hospital of Eastern Ontario and is an Associate Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.  Her subspecialty areas of interest are Contraception / Family Planning and Adolescent Health.  She is an active member of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and sits on the Board of Directors.  She has authored several national guidelines, has developed many educational programs, has presented nationally and internationally, and authored numerous publications in her field.

Dr. Black holds the Dr. Elaine Jolly Chair in Women’s Health Research at The University of Ottawa.  She has participated in a number on international clinical trials, database studies, and investigator-led clinical studies.  Her research focuses on new contraceptive methods, contraceptive use and trends in Canada, access to family planning services, and adolescent sexual health.

 

Selected Publications:

  • Black A, Guilbert E, Costecu D, Dunn S, Fisher W, Kives S, Mirosh M, Norman W, Pymar H, et al.  Canadian Contraception Consensus/Consensus canadien sur la contraception (Part 4 of 4). Combined Hormonal Contraception.   J Obstet Gynecol Can 2017; 39(4): 229-268
  • Black A, Guilbert E, Costecu D, Dunn S, Fisher W, Kives S, Mirosh M, Norman W, Pymar H, et al.  Canadian Contraception Consensus/Consensus canadien sur la contraception (Part 3 of 4).  Progestin-Only Contraception.  J Obstet Gynecol Can Mar 2016; 38(3): 279-300

     

  • Black A, Guilbert E, Costecu D, Dunn S, Fisher W, Kives S, Mirosh M, Norman W, Pymar H, et al.  Canadian Contraception Consensus/Consensus canadien sur la contraception (Part 3 of 4).  Intrauterine Contraception/Contraception Intra-utérine.  J Obstet Gynecol Can Feb 2016; 38(2): 182-222

     

  • Black A, Guilbert E, Costecu D, Dunn S, Fisher W, Kives S, Mirosh M, Norman W, Pymar H, et al.  Canadian Contraception Consensus/Consensus canadien sur la contraception (Part 2 of 4).  J Obstet Gynecol Can Nov 2015; 37(11): S1-39.

     

  • Black A, Guilbert E, Costecu D, Dunn S, Fisher W, Kives S, Mirosh M, Norman W, Pymar H, et al.  Canadian Contraception Consensus/Consensus canadien sur la contraception (Part 1 of 4).  J Obstet Gynecol Can Oct 2015; 37(10): S1-28.

     

  • Rotermann M, Dunn S, Black A.  Oral contraceptive use among women aged 15 to 49: Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey. Health Reports Oct 2015; 26(10):  21-28
  • Black AY, Guilbert E, Hassan F, Chatzitheofiliou I, Jeddi M, Filnenko A, Trussell J.  The Cost of Unintended Pregnancies (CoUP) in Canada:  Estimating Direct Cost, Role of Imperfect Adherence, and the Potential Impact of Increased Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives.  J Obstet Gynaecol Canada Dec 2015; 37(12): 1086-1097.

Fields of Interest

  • The development of computerized counseling aids for office practice
  • Development of contraception modules and workshops for physicians
  • The development of online learning modules for physicians
  • Family planning and sexuality
  • Contraception
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