Margaret Blythe, MD
Professor Emerita of Pediatrics & Clinical Gynecology
Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140
Adolescent Medicine; Pediatrics
Areas of Interest
Clinical: Young women’s health, adolescent gynecology, female athlete
Research: Young women's health; reproductive health of teens and young adults including menstrual disorders, contraception, and sexually acquired infections; menstrual problems of teens with chronic illnesses and disorders
Dr. Blythe is Professor Emerita of Pediatrics & Adjunct Professor of Gynecology. Dr. Blythe continues to care for teens as a consultant for young women with reproductive health care needs in the tertiary care center Riley Hospital and IU North. She also cares for teens in a primary care practice at North Arlington in the Eskenazi Health Care system while teaching and mentoring both residents and fellows in Adolescent Medicine. She continues to be active in developing policy and technical reports at a national level for the care of teens and young adults.
|1969||B.S., Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana)|
|1972||1972, M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine|
|1972-1973||Pediatric Internship, James Whitcomb Riley’s Hospital for Children , Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana|
|1973-1974||Pediatric Residency, James Whitcomb Riley’s Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.|
|1974-1975||Pediatric Chief Resident, James Whitcomb Riley’s Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.|
|1984-1985||Fellow, Section of Adolescent Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley’s Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.|
Honors & Awards
|2009||The Indiana Torchbearer Award. Indiana’s Salute to Women. Indiana Commission of Women.|
|2009||Founder’s Community Award. Section of Adolescent Health. American Academy of Pediatrics.|
|2009||Joe Mamlin Physician’s Recognition Award. IU Medcal Group-Primary Care.|
|2011||Trustee Teaching Award. Indiana University School of Medicine. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.|
|2011||Special Achievement Award of Pediatrics. Indiana Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics.|
|2011||Recipient of the Otis Bowen Community Service Award. Indianapolis Medical Society.|
IU Health North
Riley Children’s Hospital
Eskenazi Health Center at North Arlington Health Center and the Primary Care Center
Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001
Research & Grants
|National Institute Health/ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Midwest Sexually Transmitted Diseases Cooperative Research Center.
|Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA).
Health Care Access for Delinquent Youth.
|Department of Health & Human Services, Maternal & Child Health Bureau.
Adolescent Health Project.
|Terrell LR, Tanner AE, Hensel DJ, Blythe MJ, Fortenberry JD.
Acceptability of the vaginal contraceptive ring among adolescent women.
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Aug;24(4):204-10. Epub 2011 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 21454109.
|Spaulding-Barclay M, Blythe MJ.
“Documentation, Billing & Coding in Adolescent Health Care”. In: Fisher M, Alderman E, Kriepe R, Rosenfeld W, (eds).
Textbook of Adolescent Health Care. American Academy of Pediatrics. Elkwood Groove, Illinois. 2011.
|Aalsma MC, Wiehe SE, Blythe MJ, Tong Y, Harezlak J, Rosenman MB.
Mental health screening and STI among detained youth.
J Community Health. 2011 Apr;36(2):300-6. PubMed PMID: 20878215.
|Blythe MJ, Barone C. Lead authors and the Committee on Adolescence and Committee on Child Health Financing.
“Underinsurance of Adolescents-Recommendations for Improved Coverage of Preventive, Reproductive and Behavioral Health Care Services.
Pediatrics 2009; 123: 191-196.
|Joffe A, Blythe MJ.
Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews. Handbook of adolescent medicine.
2nd edition. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2009 Aug;20(2):261-859. Review. PubMed PMID: 20058532.
|Auslander BA, Rosenthal SL, Blythe MJ.
Understanding sexual behaviors of adolescents within a biopsychosocial framework.
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2007 Dec;18(3):434-48, v. Review. PubMed PMID: 18453225.
|Rosenthal SL, Blythe MJ.
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2007 Dec;18(3):x-xi. PubMed PMID: 18453223.