Section/Ci3 Study Featured in IUD Community Newsletter

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A research study co-authored by Section staff, Ci3 Founder and Director Dr. Melissa Gilliam and Ci3 Executive Director Dr. Brandon Hill was recently featured in the IUD Community Newsletter. “Impact of a theory-based video on initiation of long-action reversible contraception after abortion” was published online ahead of print in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Fellowship of Family Planning in April 2014. Read the abstract here.

Game Changer Chicago Featured in “Fast Company” Magazine

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Game Changer Chicago has just been profiled by business and media publication Fast Company. The article spotlights GCC’s digital and design-based efforts to engage youth in social and health issues, and features quotes from GCC co-founders Dr. Melissa Gilliam and Dr. Patrick Jagoda, and Lab Director Ashlyn Sparrow.

Read the full article.

Section Faculty Co-Edit New Book on Contraception

Section chief Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH, and Section faculty Amy Whitaker, MD, MSc, have co-edited the book Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Women. Published by Springer, the book provides evidence-based and up-to-date information for clinicians, as well as resources to pass on to patients. Dr. Gilliam is also Founder and Director of Ci3 (the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health).

From the Springer website:

Now more than ever there is a need for youth to learn about and use contraception consistently and effectively. Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Women is a valuable resource for gynecologists and primary care practitioners who are on the front lines when it comes to discussing, recommending, and prescribing contraceptive options to adolescent and young adult women … This book serves as an excellent reference for family physicians, adolescent medicine physicians, gynecologists, and anyone who wishes to learn and implement best contraceptive counseling and provision practices.

Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Women will be available in softcover and ebook on May 31. Preorder here.