Katharine O. White, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology

MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health

Contraception - new methods, improving access, postpartum contraception

2015 Baystate Medical Center: William Zussman Outstanding Teacher Award
2014 Contraception (journal): Daniel R. Mishell, Jr, MD Outstanding Article Award
2014 North American Forum on Family Planning: Third Place Poster Award
2011 Council for Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baystate Medical Center: National Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
2010 North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Annual Conference: Sally Perlman Best Poster Award

BAY 86-5028/18649
10/02/2017 - 10/02/2020 (PI)
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network - Female Sites : Core Function Activities
06/26/2013 - 06/25/2020 (PI)

Increasing Delivery of Early Abortion Services: The IDEAS study
10/01/2017 - 09/30/2019 (PI)
Society of Family Planning

11/30/2016 - 11/30/2018 (PI)
Estetra SPRL

Clinical Evaluation of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives
09/25/2015 - 09/24/2018 (PI)

06/20/2016 - 06/20/2018 (PI)

Family Planning Fellowship Graduate Evaluation
05/01/2017 - 12/31/2017 (PI)
Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

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  1. Goff SL, Mazor KM, Guhn-Knight H, Budway YY, Murphy L, White KO, Lagu T, Pekow PS, Priya A, Lindenauer PK. Factors That Matter to Low-Income and Racial/Ethnic Minority Mothers When Choosing a Pediatric Practice: a Mixed Methods Analysis. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Mar 08. PMID: 28275998; DOI: 10.1007/s40615-016-0309-x;.
  2. Lavelanet AF, Rybin D, White KO. The pharmacokinetics of 12-week continuous contraceptive patch use. Contraception. 2017 Jun; 95(6):578-585. PMID: 28285154; DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2017.03.002;.
  3. White KO, Nucatola DL, Westhoff C. Intra-fetal Compared With Intra-amniotic Digoxin Before Dilation and Evacuation: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov; 128(5):1071-1076. PMID: 27741192.
  4. Goff SL, Mazor KM, Pekow PS, White KO, Priya A, Lagu T, Guhn-Knight H, Murphy L, Youssef Budway Y, Lindenauer PK. Patient Navigators and Parent Use of Quality Data: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics. 2016 Oct; 138(4). PMID: 27600316.
  5. Goff SL, Youssef Y, Pekow PS, White KO, Guhn-Knight H, Lagu T, Mazor KM, Lindenauer PK. Successful Strategies for Practice-Based Recruitment of Racial and Ethnic Minority Pregnant Women in a Randomized Controlled Trial: the IDEAS for a Healthy Baby Study. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Dec; 3(4):731-737. PMID: 27068662.
  6. Guilbert ER, Hayden AS, Jones HE, White KO, Steven Lichtenberg E, Paul M, Norman WV. First-trimester medical abortion practices in Canada: National survey. Can Fam Physician. 2016 Apr; 62(4):e201-e208. PMID: 28192275.
  7. Norman WV, Guilbert ER, Okpaleke C, Hayden AS, Steven Lichtenberg E, Paul M, White KO, Jones HE. Abortion health services in Canada: Results of a 2012 national survey. Can Fam Physician. 2016 Apr; 62(4):e209-e217. PMID: 28192276.
  8. Beasley A, White KO, Cremers S, Westhoff C. Randomized clinical trial of self versus clinical administration of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. Contraception. 2014 May; 89(5):352-6. PMID: 24656555; PMCID: PMC4086940; DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2014.01.026;.
  9. Goff SL, Pekow PS, White KO, Lagu T, Mazor KM, Lindenauer PK. IDEAS for a healthy baby--reducing disparities in use of publicly reported quality data: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2013; 14:244. PMID: 23919671; PMCID: PMC3751013; DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-244;.
  10. Castaño PM, White KO. Should we do more to improve oral contraceptive continuation? Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2013 Mar; 9(2):145-56. PMID: 23477321; DOI: 10.2217/whe.13.10;.
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Bar chart showing 27 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2008 and 2016

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Reproductive health
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