Faculty

Margaret Blythe, MD

Margaret Blythe, MD

Professor Emerita of Pediatrics & Clinical Gynecology

Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: mblythe@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140

Bio

Specialty

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.

 

Education

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.

Clinical

Provider Clinics

IU Health North
Riley Children’s Hospital
Eskenazi Health Center at North Arlington Health Center and the Primary Care Center

Contact

Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: mblythe@iu.edu
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.
Co-Investigator.
Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA).
Health Care Access for Delinquent Youth.
Co-Investigator.
Department of Health & Human Services, Maternal & Child Health Bureau.
Adolescent Health Project.
Co-Investigator.

Representative PublicationsView All Publications

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.
Adolescent sexuality.
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2007 Dec;18(3):x-xi. PubMed PMID: 18453223.