Melody Hou

Title(s)Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    1. Assisted Reproduction for a Same-Sex Couple: Interdisciplinary Preclinical Active Learning Module Combining Case-Based Small Group Discussion and Patient Panel. J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2024 Jan-Dec; 11:23821205241257325. Green XA, Flores Tindall KJ, Flores Tindall AL, Anderson H, Hou MY. PMID: 38799176; PMCID: PMC11119406.
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    2. Safety testing of Ovaprene: An investigational nonhormonal monthly vaginal contraceptive. Contraception. 2024 Mar 27; 110440. Mauck C, Thurman A, Jensen JT, Schreiber CA, Baker J, Hou MY, Chavoustie S, Dart C, Wu H, Ravel J, Gajer P, Herold BC, Jacot T, Zack N, Hatheway J, Friend D. PMID: 38552818.
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    3. Successful postcoital testing of Ovaprene: An investigational non-hormonal monthly vaginal contraceptive. Contraception. 2024 Apr; 132:110373. Mauck C, Thurman A, Jensen JT, Schreiber CA, Baker J, Hou MY, Chavoustie S, Dart C, Wu H, Zack N, Hatheway J, Friend D. PMID: 38232942.
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    4. Characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing second-trimester dilation and evacuation for intrauterine fetal demise vs induced abortion. Contraception. 2023 10; 126:110118. Potter LA, Ly SH, Pei X, Ponzini MD, Wilson MD, Hou MY. PMID: 37453657; PMCID: PMC10528417.
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    5. Comparing IUC and Tubal Ligation. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 01; 38(1):239. Creinin MD, Hou MY. PMID: 36258154; PMCID: PMC9849624.
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    6. Implementation of telemedicine preoperative visits for abortion procedures through 18 weeks gestation at a Northern California hospital-based center. Contraception. 2022 10; 114:74-78. Matulich MC, Hou MY, Chen MJ, Uhm S, Creinin MD. PMID: 35750146.
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    7. Vomiting and risk of endotracheal intubation related to preoperative doxycycline use for dilation and evacuation. Contraception. 2022 11; 115:49-52. Weiss ME, Potter LA, Kamboj R, Ponzini MD, Wilson MD, Hou MY. PMID: 35718137; PMCID: PMC9946150.
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    8. Complex family planning and pediatric hematology oncology integrated clinic for young people with blood disorders and heavy or abnormal menstrual bleeding. Contraception. 2022 04; 108:69-72. Hou MY, Davis SL, Ponzini MD, Wilson MD, Pawar A, Melo J, Chen MJ. PMID: 35031306; PMCID: PMC8901554.
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    9. Assessing Program Mission and Graduate Practice Outcomes: University of California, Davis School of Medicine Community Health Scholars. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11S):S198-S199. Tran-Reina M, Ko M, London M, Gonzalez-Flores A, Hou MY, Westervelt M, Fancher T. PMID: 34705699.
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    10. Mifepristone prior to osmotic dilators for dilation and evacuation cervical preparation: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study. Contraception. 2022 03; 107:23-28. Uhm S, Mastey N, Baker CC, Chen MJ, Matulich MC, Hou MY, Melo J, Wilson SF, Creinin MD. PMID: 34464634.
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    11. An Interdisciplinary Flipped Classroom Module on Postpartum Depression Using Telemedicine and Online Teaching. Acad Psychiatry. 2022 Apr; 46(2):172-174. Monasch EM, Wadell PM, Baumann S, Hopkins M, Hou MY. PMID: 33973165; PMCID: PMC8108738.
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    12. Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgical, and Nonsurgical Residents in the US From 2014 to 2019. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 05 03; 4(5):e219219. López CL, Wilson MD, Hou MY, Chen MJ. PMID: 34009352; PMCID: PMC8134986.
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    13. Mechanical dilation to remove incarcerated laminaria during a second trimester abortion. Contraception. 2021 Apr; 103(4):284-286. Fraz F, Hou MY. PMID: 33285099.
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    14. In Reply. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 04; 135(4):970-971. Creinin MD, Hou MY, Dalton L, Steward R, Chen MJ. PMID: 32217954.
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    15. Gabapentin for pain management after osmotic dilator insertion and prior to dilation and evacuation: A randomized controlled trial. Contraception. 2020 03; 101(3):167-173. Creinin MD, Schimmoeller NR, Matulich MC, Hou MY, Melo J, Chen MJ. PMID: 31927028.
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    16. Mifepristone Antagonization With Progesterone to Prevent Medical Abortion: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 01; 135(1):158-165. Creinin MD, Hou MY, Dalton L, Steward R, Chen MJ. PMID: 31809439.
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    17. Persistent free-floating pelvic trophoblastic cysts following an interstitial ectopic pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Aug 21; 12(8). Crawford KD, Chen MJ, Hou MY, Creinin MD. PMID: 31439571; PMCID: PMC6720628.
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    18. Comparing preoperative dating and postoperative dating for second-trimester surgical abortions. Contraception. 2020 01; 101(1):5-9. Mokkarala S, Creinin MD, Wilson MD, Yee NS, Hou MY. PMID: 31226319; PMCID: PMC10075327.
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    19. Prospective quantification of fetomaternal hemorrhage with dilation and evacuation procedures. Contraception. 2019 05; 99(5):281-284. Hsia JK, Schimmoeller NR, Cansino CD, Hou MY, Jensen HM, Creinin MD. PMID: 30500335.
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    20. Comparing Postpartum Visit Attendance with a Scheduled 2- to 3-Week or 6-Week Visit after Delivery. Am J Perinatol. 2019 07; 36(9):936-942. Chen MJ, Hsia JK, Hou MY, Wilson MD, Creinin MD. PMID: 30414598.
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    21. Do women want to talk about birth control at the time of a first-trimester abortion? Contraception. 2018 12; 98(6):535-540. Cansino C, Lichtenberg ES, Perriera LK, Hou MY, Melo J, Creinin MD. PMID: 30110618.
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    22. Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Initiation With a 2- to 3-Week Compared With a 6-Week Postpartum Visit. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 10; 130(4):788-794. Chen MJ, Hou MY, Hsia JK, Cansino CD, Melo J, Creinin MD. PMID: 28885429; PMCID: PMC5610104.
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    23. Quality Improvement: Changing Patterns of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Surgical Abortion. J Healthc Qual. 2017 Sep/Oct; 39(5):e79-e83. Muramoto OT, Calfee AL, Shorter JM, Creinin MD, Hou MY. PMID: 27984358.
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    24. An updated assessment of postpartum sterilization fulfillment after vaginal delivery. Contraception. 2017 07; 96(1):41-46. Wolfe KK, Wilson MD, Hou MY, Creinin MD. PMID: 28578151; PMCID: PMC5856172.
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    25. Situating stigma in stratified reproduction: Abortion stigma and miscarriage stigma as barriers to reproductive healthcare. Sex Reprod Healthc. 2016 Dec; 10:62-69. Bommaraju A, Kavanaugh ML, Hou MY, Bessett D. PMID: 27938875.
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    26. Abnormal placentation in caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Oct 27; 2016. Chen MJ, Huang EC, Hou MY. PMID: 27789549; PMCID: PMC5093782.
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    27. Rate of abnormal vaginal bleeding and contraception counseling in women undergoing chemotherapy. J. community support. oncol.. 2016 Aug 1; 337-341. Cutler CK, Creinin CM, Balagtas BJ, Hou HM. .
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    28. Discordant relationship between Essure microinsert position and tubal occlusion. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Jul 27; 2016. Hou MY. PMID: 27466315; PMCID: PMC4964221.
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    29. Combined oral contraceptive treatment for bleeding complaints with the etonogestrel contraceptive implant: a randomised controlled trial. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2016 Oct; 21(5):361-6. Hou MY, McNicholas C, Creinin MD. PMID: 27419258.
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    30. Comparing office and telephone follow-up after medical abortion. Contraception. 2016 08; 94(2):122-6. Chen MJ, Rounds KM, Creinin MD, Cansino C, Hou MY. PMID: 27101901.
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    31. Uncomplicated abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol in a hemophilia A carrier. Contraception. 2016 08; 94(2):187-9. Hou MY. PMID: 27085601.
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    32. LARC utilization based on type of medical abortion follow-up at an academic center. Contraception. 2015 May; 91(5):403-5. Rooney KA, Denny AE, Hou MY, Creinin MD. PMID: 25637865.
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    33. Administration of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate on the day of mifepristone for medical abortion: a pilot study. Contraception. 2015 Feb; 91(2):174-7. Sonalkar S, McClusky J, Hou MY, Borgatta L. PMID: 25481376.
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    34. Erratum to “Administration of the etonogestrel contraceptive implant on the day of mifepristone for medical abortion: a pilot study” [Contraception 88 (2013) 671–673]. Contraception. 2014 Feb 1; 89(2):142. Sonalkara SS, Hou HM, Borgatta BL. .
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    35. Administration of the etonogestrel contraceptive implant on the day of mifepristone for medical abortion: a pilot study. Contraception. 2013 Nov; 88(5):671-3. Sonalkar S, Hou MY, Hou M, Borgatta L. PMID: 24028749.
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    36. Mifepristone vs. osmotic dilator insertion for cervical preparation prior to surgical abortion at 14-16 weeks: a randomized trial. Contraception. 2012 Nov; 86(5):567-71. Borgatta L, Roncari D, Sonalkar S, Mark A, Hou MY, Finneseth M, Vragovic O. PMID: 22682721.
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    37. Uterine evacuation for second-trimester fetal death and maternal morbidity. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb; 117(2 Pt 1):307-316. Edlow AG, Hou MY, Maurer R, Benson C, Delli-Bovi L, Goldberg AB. PMID: 21252744.
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    38. Using daily text-message reminders to improve adherence with oral contraceptives: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Sep; 116(3):633-640. Hou MY, Hurwitz S, Kavanagh E, Fortin J, Goldberg AB. PMID: 20733446.
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    39. A composite element that binds basic helix loop helix and basic leucine zipper transcription factors is important for gonadotropin-releasing hormone regulation of the follicle-stimulating hormone beta gene. Mol Endocrinol. 2008 Aug; 22(8):1908-23. Ciccone NA, Lacza CT, Hou MY, Gregory SJ, Kam KY, Xu S, Kaiser UB. PMID: 18550775; PMCID: PMC2725769.
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    40. Do clinical experts rely on the Cochrane library? Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Feb; 111(2 Pt 1):420-2. Grimes DA, Hou MY, Lopez LM, Nanda K. PMID: 18238981.
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    41. Crystal structure of the Atx1 metallochaperone protein at 1.02 A resolution. Structure. 1999 Jun 15; 7(6):605-17. Rosenzweig AC, Huffman DL, Hou MY, Wernimont AK, Pufahl RA, O'Halloran TV. PMID: 10404590.
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