Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2007 Self-reported mechanical problems during condom use and semen exposure: Comparison of two randomized trials in the United States of America and BrazilSexually Transmitted Diseases.  34:557-562. 2007
2007 Efficacy of the male latex condom and of the female polyurethane condom as barriers to semen during intercourse: A randomized clinical trialAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  166:88-96. 2007
2007 A case of infertility in a patient with a ventriculoperitoneal shuntPediatric Neurosurgery.  43:146-148. 2007
2005 Estrogen, progestin, and urinary incontinence [2] (multiple letters)Journal of the American Medical Association.  294:2696-2698. 2005
2005 Acceptability of five nonoxynol-9 spermicidesContraception.  71:438-442. 2005
2005 Estrogen plus progestin and risk of venous thrombosis [1] (multiple letters)Journal of the American Medical Association.  293:1322-1323. 2005
2005 Opportunities and obstacles in adult women's medicineSexuality Reproduction and Menopause.  3:88-92. 2005
2004 Participant characteristics associated with withdrawal from a large randomized trial of spermicide effectivenessBMC Medical Research Methodology.  4. 2004
2004 Myxoglobulosis of the appendix in a postpartum patientJournal of Gynecologic Surgery.  20:127-130. 2004
2003 Efficacy of the female condom as a barrier to semen during intercourseAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  157:289-297. 2003
2003 Partner characteristics, intensity of the intercourse, and semen exposure during use of the female condomAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  157:282-288. 2003
2002 The endocrine laboratory and the assisted reproduction teamInfertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America.  13:681-694. 2002
2001 A one-year experience with a capitated health care plan for infertilityFertility and Sterility.  75:749-753. 2001
2000 Safety and acceptability of a baggy latex condomContraception.  61:217-223. 2000
2000 Hidden costs of infertility treatment in employee health benefits plansAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  182:891-895. 2000
2000 Reproductive medicine and research: Contract laboratories vs. the university-based researcherFertility and Sterility.  73:677-679. 2000
1999 Prostate-specific antigen in vaginal fluid as a biologic marker of condom failureContraception.  59:195-201. 1999
1998 Objective markers of condom failureSexually Transmitted Diseases.  25:427-432. 1998
1997 Peripheral progesterone (P) levels and endometrial response to various dosages of vaginally administered P in estrogen-primed womenFertility and Sterility.  68:810-815. 1997
1997 Identification of early pregnancy landmarks by transvaginal sonography: Analysis by logistic regressionFertility and Sterility.  68:168-170. 1997
1996 The effect of routine breast examination on serum prolactin levelsFertility and Sterility.  65:869-870. 1996
1992 Hyperprolactinemia: Evaluation and managementEndocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America.  21:105-124. 1992
1991 Applications of laser surgery in gynecology. Hype or high tech?Surgical Clinics of North America.  71:1005-1022. 1991
1991 Effect of estrogen/progestin administration on the ovarian response to gonadotropins: A randomized, prospective studyFertility and Sterility.  55:642-643. 1991
1991 Visualization of free peritoneal fluid with transvaginal sonography: A preliminary studyJournal of Reproductive Medicine.  36:729-730. 1991
1990 Detection of antigalactosyltransferase antibodies in plasma from patients with antisperm antibodiesFertility and Sterility.  54:133-137. 1990
1990 Hormonal treatment of functional ovarian cysts: A randomized, prospective studyFertility and Sterility.  54:775-777. 1990
1990 Performance anxiety during infertility treatment: Effect on semen qualityFertility and Sterility.  53:337-340. 1990
1990 Secretory immune system of the female reproductive tract. II. Local immune system in normal and infected fallopian tubeFertility and Sterility.  54:51-55. 1990
1989 CV 205–502 treatment of hyperprolactinemiaJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  68:336-339. 1989
1989 Comparison between 1-hour and 24-hour follow-up radiographs in hysterosalpingography using oil based contrast mediaFertility and Sterility.  52:753-755. 1989
1989 Identification of a deoxyribonucleic acid allelic variant for β1-4 galactosyltransferase expression associated with male sperm binding/penetration infertilityAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  160:1160-1165. 1989
1989 The infertility workup and diagnosisJournal of Reproductive Medicine.  34:81-85. 1989
1988 Secretory immune system of the female reproductive tract: I. immunoglobulin and secretory component-containing cellsObstetrics and Gynecology.  71:56-60. 1988
1987 Are we exploiting the infertile couple?Fertility and Sterility.  48:735-739. 1987
1987 Inhibition of prolactin secretion by antiserum to the α- and β-subunits of gonadotropinAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  156:863-868. 1987
1986 Diagnosis and management of prolactinomasCancer and Metastasis Reviews.  5:125-138. 1986
1986 Bromocriptine as primary therapy for prolactin-secreting macroadenomas: Results of a prospective multicenter studyObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  41:48-50. 1986
1986 Determination of antisperm antibodies in infertile couples by millititer filtrationFertility and Sterility.  45:299-301. 1986
1986 Long-term medical therapy and follow-up of pediatric-adolescent patients with prolactin-secreting macroadenomasFertility and Sterility.  45:713-716. 1986
1986 Regulation of human prolactin secretion by gonadotropin-releasing hormone in vitroFertility and Sterility.  46:26-31. 1986
1986 Report of the National Symposium on the Clinical Management of Prolactin-Related Reproductive Disorders.Fertility and Sterility.  45:607-610. 1986
1985 Bromocriptine as primary therapy for prolactin secreting macroadenomas; results of a prospective multicenter studyObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  40:649-650. 1985
1985 Bromocriptine as primary therapy for prolactin-secreting macroadenomas: Results of a prospective multicenter studyJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  60:698-705. 1985
1985 Diagnosis and management of prolactinomasFertility and Sterility.  43:5-16. 1985
1985 Diagnosis and treatment of hyperprolactinemic syndromes.Obstetrics and gynecology annual.  14:310-327. 1985
1985 In vitro and in vivo evaluation of latex condoms using a two-phase nonoxynol 9 systemFertility and Sterility.  43:931-936. 1985
1985 Mullerian dysgenesisJournal of Reproductive Medicine.  30:443-450. 1985
1984 Detection of ovulationFertility and Sterility.  41:680-681. 1984
1984 Long-term monolayer culture of human anterior pituitary cells: Functional validation of a methodFertility and Sterility.  41:75-80. 1984
1984 Microbiologic study of infertile women at the time of diagnostic laparoscopy: Association of ureaplasrna urealyticurn with a defined subpopulationObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  39:110-111. 1984
1983 Incidence of genital mycoplasmas in women at the time of diagnostic laparoscopyYale Journal of Biology and Medicine.  56:557-563. 1983
1983 Microbiologic Study of Infertile Women at the Time of Diagnostic Laparoscopy: Association of Ureaplasma Urealyticum with a Defined SubpopulationNew England Journal of Medicine.  308:502-505. 1983
1983 Comparison of dopamine agonists in the treatment of hyperprolactinemic syndromes: A multicenter studyFertility and Sterility.  39:744-748. 1983
1982 Culture of normal human anterior pituitary cell monolayersJournal of tissue culture methods : Tissue Culture Association manual of cell, tissue, and organ culture procedures.  7:181-186. 1982
1982 Evaluation of Delestrogen and Parlodel as a luteolytic agent in humansFertility and Sterility.  37:213-217. 1982
1982 Patients with unexplained infertility.Fertility and Sterility.  38:261-262. 1982
1981 An estrogen-bromocriptine regimen as a potential means of fertility regulationFertility and Sterility.  35:241. 1981
1981 Assessment of pituitary functionObstetrics and gynecology annual.  Vol.10:349-361. 1981
1981 Inhibition of peritoneal adhesion re-formation after lysis with thirty-two per cent dextran 70.Fertility and Sterility.  35:592-593. 1981
1979 Assessment of pituitary function in patients with serum prolactin levels greater than 100 ng/mlFertility and Sterility.  32:177-182. 1979

Education And Training

  • Doctorate, Baylor College of Medicine 2000
  • Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 1975
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1976
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1979
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1981
  • The Salk Institute, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1972
  • Full Name

  • Richard Blackwell