Keck School Faculty

Melissa Natavio
Melissa Natavio
Voluntary Faculty
Los Angeles
Dr. Natavio joined the USC faculty in 2010 after completing a fellowship in family planning from the University of Southern California, which allowed her to receive advance clinical and research training in the area of family planning. During her fellowship, she also completed a Master of Public Health degree in Healthcare Management & Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Natavio holds an appointment of assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the USC Keck School of Medicine, where she teaches and mentors trainees in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, and family planning. It is her goal to provide the highest quality of comprehensive reproductive health care services to all women.

Effects of ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitors on combined oral contraceptive pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in HIV-positive women Contraception. 2019 10; 100(4):283-287. . View in PubMed

Pharmacokinetics of the 15 mg levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive in women with normal, obese and extremely obese body mass index. Contraception. 2019 05; 99(5):306-311. . View in PubMed

Altered pharmacokinetics of combined oral contraceptives in obesity - multistudy assessment Contraception. 2019 04; 99(4):256-263. . View in PubMed

Availability of long-acting reversible contraceptives in Los Angeles County clinics through a Medicaid state plan amendment program Contraception. 2018 12; 98(6):471-475. . View in PubMed

The use of a low-literacy version of the Medicaid sterilization consent form to assess sterilization-related knowledge in Spanish-speaking women: results from a randomized controlled trial Contraception. 2018 06; 97(6):546-551. . View in PubMed

Intrauterine Device Use and Cervical Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Obstet Gynecol. 2017 12; 130(6):1226-1236. . View in PubMed

The effect of protease inhibitors on the cervical mucus of HIV-positive women taking norethindrone contraception Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2015 Apr; 20(2):149-53. . View in PubMed

Temporal changes in cervical mucus after insertion of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system Contraception. 2013 Apr; 87(4):426-31. . View in PubMed

The provision of comprehensive reproductive health services in Los Angeles: a physician's perspective Am J Public Health. 2013 Apr; 103(4):596-8. . View in PubMed

Feasibility of LNG-IUS in a baboon model Contraception. 2013 Mar; 87(3):380-4. . View in PubMed

Effects of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on cervical mucus quality and sperm penetrability Contraception. 2010 Dec; 82(6):491-6. . View in PubMed

Influence of prenatal alcohol exposure on myocardial contractile function in adult rat hearts: role of intracellular calcium and apoptosis Alcohol Alcohol. 2002 Jan-Feb; 37(1):30-7. . View in PubMed

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