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Karen Meckstroth, MD, MPH

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentOb/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone415-206-8713
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    University of ChicagoM.D.1995Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Southern CaliforniaResidency 1999Obstetrics & Gynecology
    UCSFClinical Research & Biostatistics2000Epidemiology & Biostatistics
    UC BerkeleyMPH2001Health Policy & Management
    UCSFFellowship2001Family Planning Clinical Care & Research
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    USC/ Los Angeles County Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology1999Resident Research Award for Outstanding Research in Women's Health
    National Abortion Federation 2004Best Scientific Paper, Oral Presentation
    Obstetrics & Gynecology residents, Kaiser San Francisco2006Outstanding Guest Teacher
    UCSF2007Hellman Family Award for Early Career Faculty
    UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology & R.S.2010Outstanding Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
    UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology & R.S.2011Outstanding Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2012Excellence in Teaching in Medical Education
    UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology & R.S.2013Outstanding Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
    UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology & R.S.2014Exceptional Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
    UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology & R.S.2015Outstanding Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
    Women's Community Clinic20162016 Hysterical Hero (annual honoree)

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    1. Upadhyay UD, Johns NE, Meckstroth KR, Kerns JL. Distance Traveled for an Abortion and Source of Care After Abortion. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug 14. PMID: 28816736.
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    2. Frye LJ, Winikoff B, Meckstroth K. Claims of misoprostol use based on blood sampling should be viewed with skepticism. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Nov; 127(2):125-6. PMID: 25220862.
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    3. Kerns J, Vanjani R, Freedman L, Meckstroth K, Drey EA, Steinauer J. Women's decision making regarding choice of second trimester termination method for pregnancy complications. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Mar; 116(3):244-8. PMID: 22169044.
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    4. Newmann SJ, Dalve-Endres A, Diedrich JT, Steinauer JE, Meckstroth K, Drey EA. Cervical preparation for second trimester dilation and evacuation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Aug 04; (8):CD007310. PMID: 20687085.
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    5. Meckstroth KR, Mishra K. Analgesia/pain management in first trimester surgical abortion. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jun; 52(2):160-70. PMID: 19407522.
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    6. Meckstroth KR, Whitaker AK, Bertisch S, Goldberg AB, Darney PD. Misoprostol administered by epithelial routes: Drug absorption and uterine response. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Sep; 108(3 Pt 1):582-90. PMID: 16946218.
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    7. Meckstroth KR. Physical examination before initiating hormonal contraception: what is necessary? Am Fam Physician. 2006 Jul 01; 74(1):32, 34. PMID: 16848378.
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    8. Goldberg AB, Drey EA, Whitaker AK, Kang MS, Meckstroth KR, Darney PD. Misoprostol compared with laminaria before early second-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Aug; 106(2):234-41. PMID: 16055570.
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    9. Goldberg AB, Carusi DA, Meckstroth KR. Misoprostol in gynecology. Curr Womens Health Rep. 2003 Dec; 3(6):475-83. PMID: 14613669.
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    10. Meckstroth KR, Darney PD. Prostaglandins for first-trimester termination. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2003 Oct; 17(5):745-63. PMID: 12972012.
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    11. Jain JK, Dutton C, Harwood B, Meckstroth KR, Mishell DR. A prospective randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial comparing mifepristone and vaginal misoprostol to vaginal misoprostol alone for elective termination of early pregnancy. Hum Reprod. 2002 Jun; 17(6):1477-82. PMID: 12042265.
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    12. Meckstroth KR, Darney PD. Implant contraception. Semin Reprod Med. 2001 Dec; 19(4):339-54. PMID: 11727176.
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    13. Harwood B, Meckstroth KR, Mishell DR, Jain JK. Serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin levels and endometrial thickness after medical abortion. Contraception. 2001 May; 63(5):255-6. PMID: 11448465.
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    14. Jain JK, Harwood B, Meckstroth KR, Mishell DR. Early pregnancy termination with vaginal misoprostol combined with loperamide and acetaminophen prophylaxis. Contraception. 2001 Apr; 63(4):217-21. PMID: 11376649.
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    15. Meckstroth KR, Darney PD. Implantable contraception. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2000 Dec; 27(4):781-815. PMID: 11091988.
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    16. Jain JK, Meckstroth KR, Park M, Mishell DR. A comparison of tamoxifen and misoprostol to misoprostol alone for early pregnancy termination. Contraception. 1999 Dec; 60(6):353-6. PMID: 10715370.
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    17. Jain JK, Meckstroth KR, Mishell DR. Early pregnancy termination with intravaginally administered sodium chloride solution-moistened misoprostol tablets: historical comparison with mifepristone and oral misoprostol. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Dec; 181(6):1386-91. PMID: 10601917.
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