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Amanda Black, MD, MPH, FRCSC
613-738-8400 x81799
ablack@toh.on.ca

Publications

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 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.

  • Gill R, Black AY, Dumont T, Fleming NA.  Photovoice: A strategy to better understand the reproductive and sexual health needs of young mothers. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2016 Oct; 29(5): 467-75  
  • Dumont T, Hakim J, Black A, Fleming N.  Does an Advanced Pelvic Simulation Curriculum Improve Resident Performance on a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Focused Objective Structured Clinical Examination? A Cohort Study. J Pediatr Adolesc Gyencol 2016 Jun; 29(3): 276-9.  
  • Wagner MS, Black A.  The Combined Contraceptive Vaginal Ring:  An Update.  Curr Obstet Gynecol Rep Mar 2016; 5: 1-12.
  • Black A, Guilbert E.  The Road to Contraceptive Consensus:  New Recommendations for Contraceptive Use in Canada (Guest Editorial)/ La route vers un consensus en matière de contraception:  Nouvelles recommandations quant à l’utilisation de contraceptifs au Canada (Éditorial Solicité).  J Obstet Gynaecol Canada 2015; 37(11): 953-957  
  • Bougie O, Posner G, Black AY.  Critical Appraisal Skills Among Canadian Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents: How do they fare?  J Obstet Gynaecol Can July 2015; 37(7): 639-647    
  • Ahken S, Fleming NA, Dumont T, Black AY.  HPV Awareness in Higher-Risk Young Women:  The Need for a Targeted HPV Catch-up Vaccination Program.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2015; 37(2): 122-128.    
  • Dumont T, Black AY, Hakim J, Fleming NA.  Enhancing Postgraduate Training in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology:  Evaluation of an Advanced Pelvic Simulation Session.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2014 Dec; 27(6): 360-370.  
  • Ryckman J, Black AY, Fleming NA. Adolescent Urethral Coitus: Two Cases and Review of the Literature. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2014 Feb; 27(1): e9-12.
  • Doris N, Shabib G, Corbett S, Leader A, Black A.  Does an intrabdominally placed LNG-IUS have an adverse effect on fertility?  Contraception 2014 Jan; 89(1):63-6.  
  • Hakim J, Black AY, Gruslin A, Fleming NA.  Are Canadian Postgraduate Training Programs Meeting the Health Advocacy Needs of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residents? J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2013; 35(6): 539-546    
  • Dumont T, Black A. Letter to the Editor:  Pregnancy and isotretinoin therapy. CMAJ. 2013 Apr;185(6): 508.
  • McKinnon A, Black AY, Lortie K, Fleming NA.  A Case of Adolescent Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Caused by a Rare Bacterium: Fusobacterium nucleatum. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2013 Dec; 26(6):  e113-5  
  • Fleming NA, Tu X, Black AY.  Improved obstetrical outcomes for adolescents in a community-based outreach program:  A matched cohort study. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2012; 1134-1140.  
  • Leclair E, Black A, Fleming N.  Imiquimod 5% cream treatment for rapidly progressive genital condyloma in a 3-year-old girl. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2012 Dec; 5(6): e119-121.  
  • LeRiche T, Black AY, Fleming NA.  Toxic shock syndrome of a probable gynecologic source:  A case report and review of the literature.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2012 Dec; 25(6): e133-137.
  • Black AY, Fleming NA, Rome ES. Pregnancy in Adolescents. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2012 Apr;23(1):123-38, xi
  • Fleming NA, de Nanassy J, Lawrence S, Black A.  Juvenile Granulosa and Theca Cell Tumor of the Ovary as a Rare Cause of Precocious Puberty:  Case Report and Review of the Literature.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2010 Aug 23(4):  e127.  Epub April 3, 2010.
  • Dumont T, Black AY, Ahmet A, Fleming NA.  Isolated transient neonatal clitoromegaly with hyperandrogenism of unknown etiology:  A Case Report.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2009 Oct; 22(5):  e142-5.  Epub 2009 Jul 9.
  • McGee J, Fleming NA, Senterman M, Black AY.  Virilizing Luteinized Thecoma of the Ovary in a 15-Year Old Female:  A Case Report.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2009 Oct; 22(5):  e107-10.  Epub 2009 Jul 3
  • Fleming NA, Hopkins L, de Nanassy J, Senterman M, Black AY.  Mullerian Adenosarcoma of the cervix in a 10-year old girl:  case report and review of the literature J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2009 Aug; 22(4):  e45-e51.  Epub 2009 Jun 2.
  • Black A, Yang Q, Wen SW, Lalonde A, Guilbert E, Fisher W. Contraceptive use among Canadian women of reproductive age: Results of a national survey. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2009; 31(7):  627-640.
  • Black AY. Pelvic Pain. In Progress in Pediatric Urology, Volume 11:  Urologic Gynaecology, 2008.  Penwal Publishers PLC, New Delhi; 111-130.
  • Fisher WA, Black A.  Contraception in Canada:  A review of method choices, characteristics, adherence, and approaches to counselling.  CMAJ 2007; 176(7):  953-961.   21.         
  • Burnett MA, Antao V, Black A, Feldman K, Grenville A, et al.  Prevalence of Primary Dysmenorrhea in Canada.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2005; 27(8):  765-770.   22.         
  • Black A, Rowe T.  2004 Contraception Guidelines.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2004; 26(3): 197-98.
  • Sanfilippo J, Black A.  Adolescent Pelvic Pain.  Best Practice and Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003; 17(1):  93-101.  
  • Black AY, Jamieson MA.  Adolescent Endometriosis. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  October 2002; 14:  467-474.

NATIONAL GUIDELINES   
1.              Cotescu D, Guilbert E, Bernadardin J, Black A, Dunn S, Fitzsimmons B, Norman W, Pymar H, Trouton K, Wagner MS, Wiebe E.  Medical Abortion. J Obstet Gynecol Can Apr 2016; 38(4)    
2.              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    
3.              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    
4.              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.  
5.              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.     
6.              Guilbert E, Black A, Dunn S.  Missed Hormonal Contraceptives:  New Recommendations.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2008 Nov; 30(11):1050-62, 1063-77. English, French      
7.              Guilbert E, Boroditsky R, Black A, Kives S et al.  Canadian Consensus Guidelines on Continuous and Extended Hormonal Contraception 2007.  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 2007; 29(7 suppl 2):  S1-S32.    
8.              Black A, Dunn S, Guilbert E, et al.  Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 176.  Canadian Contraception Consensus:  Update on Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA).  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 2006; 305-308.   9.              Lefebvre G, Pinsonneault O, Antao V, Black A, Burnett M, Feldman K, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline No 169.  Primary Dysmenorrhea Consensus Guidelines.  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada.  2005; 27(12):  1117-1130.    
10.           Black A, Francoeur D, Rowe T, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 143.  2004 Contraception Guidelines (part 3 of 3).  J Obstet Gynaecol Can.  2004; 26(4):  347-87, 389-436.    
11.           Black A, Francoeur D, Rowe T, et al. SOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines Number 143.  2004 Contraception Guidelines (part 2 of 3).  J Obstet Gynaecol Can.  2004; 26(3): 219-96.    
12.           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 Gynaecology Canada.  2004; 26(2): 143-156.    

PEER REVIEWED ABSTRACTS
   
1.             Black A.  The Contraceptive Needs of Older Reproductive Aged Women.  Menopause 2015; 22(12): 1361.    
2.             Black A, Guilbert E, Hassan F, Chatziheofilou I, Lowin J, Jeddi M, 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.  Int J Gynecol Obstet 2015; 131(Suppl 5): E162.
3.             Black A, Dunn S, Rotermann M.  Oral contraceptive use among non-pregnant Canadian women aged 15 to 49 years old: Results from the 2007 to 2009 and 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey. Int J Gynecol Obstet 2015; 131(Suppl. 5): E396
4.             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 May 2015; 37(5): 474
5.             Black AY, Dunn S, Rotermann M.  Oral contraceptive use among non-pregnant Canadian women aged 15 to 49 years old: Results from the 2007 to 2009 and 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey.  J Obstet Gynecol Can May 2015; 37(5): 472
6.             Gill R, Black AY, Fleming NA.  Using Photovoice Methodology as a Novel Approach to Identifying Determinants of Reproductive and Sexual Health in Young Mothers.  J Obstet Gynecol Can 2014; 36(5) Suppl 1:  S13.
7.             Ahken S, Black AY, Fleming NA.  HPV Awareness in Higher Risk Young Women:  Is there a need for an HPV Vaccination Catch-Up Program?  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2014; 27(2):  e62.   

8.             Dumont T, Black AY, Hakim J, Fleming NA.  Does an Advanced Pelvic Simulation Session Improve Resident Performance on a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Focused OSCE Station?:  A Cohort Study.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2014; 27(2):  e63-e64.  
9.              Gill R, Black AY, Fleming NA.  Using Photovoice Methodology as a Novel Approach to Identifying Determinants of Reproductive and Sexual Health in Young Mothers.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2014; 27(2):  e62  
10.          Belder-Preston D, Black A, Fleming N.  Violence in Pregnant Canadian Adolescents: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatrics and Child Health 2013; 18 (Suppl A): 16A-17A.  
11.          Bougie O, Posner G, Zhang X, Black A. Understanding of Biostatistics and Results of the Medical Literature among Canadian Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents.  J Obstet Gynecol Can 2013; 35(1): 90   12.           Belder-Preston D, Black A, Fleming N.  Violence in Pregnant Canadian Adolescents: A Prospective Cohort Study.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2013; 26(2): e49  
13.          Ryckman J, Singh S, Black A.  A Regional Multidisciplinary Program for the Management of Ectopic and Molar Pregnancies:  Program Design and Outcomes. J Obstet Gynecol Can 2012; 34(6 Suppl 1):  S13   14.          Mukhida A, Shabib G, Black A.  The Phenomenon of Hyperprolactinism in the Presence of Normal Prolactin Levels:  a Retrospective Case Series. J Obstet Gynecol Can 2012; 34(6 Suppl 1):  S18    
15.          McKinnon A, Black A, Lortie K, Fleming N.  A Case of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Caused by a Rare Bacterium:  The Who, What, When, Where, and How of Fusobacterium Nucleatum. J Obstet Gynecol Can 2012; 34(6 Suppl 1):  S16  
 16.          McKinnon A, Lortie K, Black A, Fleming N. A Case of Adolescent Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Caused by a Rare Bacterium: The who, what, when, where and how of Fusobacterium Nucleatum.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2012 25(2): e36.   
17.          Black A, Guo Y, Fleming N, Fisher WA. Patterns of Contraceptive Use and Adherence in Unmarried Canadian Adolescent Females: A National Survey. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 33(6 Suppl 1):  S14.   18.          Black A, Guo Y, Fleming N, Fisher WA. Attitudes to Contraception Among Unmarried Canadian Adolescent Females: A National Survey.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 33(6 Suppl 1):  S15.   
19.          Fleming N, Leclair E, Black A.  Treatment of Rapidly progressing extensive perianal condyloma with 5% imiquimod cream in a 3 year old girl:  A case report.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 33(6 Suppl 1):  S15.      20.          Black A, Guo Y, Fisher WA.  Sources of Sexual Health Information:  What do Canadian women and men use? J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 33(6 Suppl 1):  S46.  
 21.          Black A, Guo Y, Fisher WA.  HPV awareness and attitudes to HPV infection in Canada.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 33(6 Suppl 1):  S45.  
22.          Black A, Guo Y, Fisher WA.  Sexually transmitted infections in Canada:  A national survey of awareness and attitudes.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 33(6 Suppl 1):  S16.  
23.          Black A, Guo Y, Fleming N. Patterns of Contraceptive Use and Adherence in Unmarried Canadian Adolescent Females: A National Survey. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 24(2): e47  
24.          Black A, Guo Y, Fleming N. Attitudes to Contraception Among Unmarried Canadian Adolescent Females: A National Survey.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 24(2): e48  
25.          McKinnon A, Black A, Fleming N. Vaginal Hemorrhage and Hemodynamic Instability in a Toddler.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 24(2): e62-e63  
26.          Fleming N, Tu X, Black A.  Evaluation of a Unique Canadian Community Outreach Program Providing Obstetrical Care for Pregnant Adolescents: A Matched Cohort Study.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 24(2): e65  
27.          LeRiche T, Black A, Fleming N. Toxic Shock Syndrome of a Probably Gynecological Source in an Adolescent: A Case Report.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 24(2): e69-e70  
28.          Ryckman J, Black A, Fleming N.  Urethral Intercourse:  An unexpected finding in a female with VACTERL association and known mullerian anomalies.  J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2010; 23(2): e74-e75.   29.          Dumont T, Belder D, Black A, Fleming N. St. Mary’s Home:  A unique community outreach program providing obstetrical care for pregnant adolescents in Canada. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2009; 22(2):  e30-e31.
30.          Deeb S, Black A, Fleming N.  Primary Amenorrhea:  A Diagnostic Dilemma. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2009; 22(2): e48.  
31.          Black A, Yang Q, Wen SW, Fisher WA, Guilbert E, Lalonde A.   Attitudes towards contraception and unintended pregnancy among Canadian women:  Results of a national cross-sectional landscape survey. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2008; 30(5): suppl 2  
32.          Black A, Gao J, Wen SW, Fisher WA, Guilbert E, Lalonde A. Sexual practices and behaviours in Canadian women:  Results of a national cross-sectional landscape survey. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2008; 30(5): suppl 2  
33.          Black A, Yang Q, Wen SW, Guilbert E, Fisher WA, Lalonde A.  Contraceptive Use by Canadian Women:  Results of a National Quantitative Landscape Study. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2008; 30(5): suppl 2   34.          Dumont T, Shabib G, Black A.  A Novel Treatment Approach to intractable post-partum hemorrhage:  a case series of intrauterine injection of microfibrillar collagen hemostat flour (AviteneÒ). J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2008; 30(5): suppl 2   
35.          Amankwah Y, Fleming N, Black A.  Incipient/Premature Ovarian Failure in a Teenage Girl with the Van Wyk Grumbach Syndrome. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2008; 21(2):  74-75.  
36.          Dumont T, Fleming N, Black A.  Isolated Transient Neonatal Clitoromegaly with Hyperandrogenism of Unknown Etiology. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2008; 21(2):  92  
37.          Fleming NA, Black A.  Juvenile Granulosa and Theca Cell Tumour of the Ovary as a Rare Cause of Precocious Puberty. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2007; 20(2):  S126 (abstract)  
38.          Fleming NA, Hopkins L, de Nanassy J, Senterman M, Black A.  Mullerian Adenosarcoma of the cervix in a 10-year old girl. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 2007; 20(2):  121  
39.          Golts MM, Black AY, Kives S, Jamieson MA.  Original desire for pregnancy among adolescents presenting for pregnancy termination. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol.  2003; 25(6):  S35.   
40.          Black AY, Fung Kee Fung K. Misoprostol offers no cost advantage over intra-amniotic PGF2-alpha for second trimester termination. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2002; 24(8): suppl    

NON-PEER REVIEWED (*denotes invited submissions)  
1.             *Posner G, Black A.  Current Contraceptive Controversies. The Canadian Journal of Diagnosis 2011; 28(9):  87-89.  
2.              *Black A. The Pill comes of age:  Facts and fallacies about today’s oral contraceptives (Part 2).  Parkhurst Exchange 2009; 17(4): 52-57  
3.              *Black A. The Pill comes of age:  Facts and fallacies about today’s oral contraceptives (Part 1).  Parkhurst Exchange 2009; 17(3):  65-70.  
 4.              *Bayne L, Black A.  The Next Generation in Contraceptives:  How do they fare? The Canadian Journal of Continuing Medical Education. 2006; 18(6):  75-78.     

BOOK CHAPTERS  
1.              Shabib G, Black A: Operative Vaginal Delivery. In: Oxorn-Foote, Human Labor and Birth, (6th ed). Edited by Posner, Dy, Black, Jones.  New York, McGraw Hill, 2013. pp 283-331.  
2.              Oppenheimer L, Black A.  The Second Stage of Labour. In: Oxorn-Foote, Human Labor and Birth, (6th ed). Edited by Posner, Dy, Black, Jones.  New York, McGraw Hill, 2013. pp 265-281.      

BOOKS  
1.              Posner GD, Dy J, Black AY, Jones G (Editors). Oxorn-Foote, Human Labor and Birth (6th ed). New York, McGraw Hill, 2013.
2.              The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.  Sex Sense:  Canadian Contraception Guide, 2nd Edition.  Medical Editor. 2005.