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Media Quotes and Published Literature

Katie McHugh, MD - Media Quotes and Published Literature

Publications – Medical Literature

Chronic Pelvic Pain: ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 218. Obstet Gynecol, 2020 March. Lead

Villavicencio J, McHugh KW, Tucker Edmonds B. Overview of US Maternal Mortality. Clin Ther, 2020 Mar;42(3):408-418.

Link H, McHugh KW, Cuff RD, Chescheir, NC. Connect the Dots-June 2019. Obstet Gynecol,

McHugh KW. Chronic Pelvic Pain: The need for earlier diagnosis and diverse treatment. Pract Pain Manag, 2018;18(5):

McHugh KW, Tucker Edmonds B, Ferries-Rowe E, Haas DM. Letter to the Editor Implementing Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Programs. Obstet Gynecol, 2017;129(6):1136-1137.

McHugh KW, Milton, SH, Cutler, AS, Chescheir, NC. Connect the Dots-April 2016. Obstet Gynecol, 2016;128(6):1443-1444.

Maben-Feaster R, Truong M, McHugh KW, Chescheir N. Connect the Dots-April 2016. Obstet Gynecol, 2016;126(7):797-798.

McHugh KW, Scott, NP, Litwiller, AR. Cesarean Delivery Simulation to Improve Operative
Learning. Obstet Gynecol , 2015;126:37S.
Haas DM, McHugh KW, Durst PJ, Rose SM, Patil AS. Psychotropic medications in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Clin Med Insights Ther, 2015;7:25-32.
Moore ES, Foster TL, McHugh KW, Addleman RN, Sumners JE. Robotic-assisted transabdominal cerclage (RobotoTAC) in the non-pregnant patient. J Obstet gynaecol. 2012; 32(7): 643-7.
McIntosh JJ, McHugh KW, Haas DM. Difficulties in establishing routine amniocentesis for preterm labor evaluation. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012;25(3):313-4.
Pavlik, EJ, Saunders BA, Doran S, McHugh KW, Ueland FR, DeSimone CP, DePriest, PD, Ware RA, Kryscio RJ, van Nagell Jr JR. The search for meaning–symptoms and transvaginal sonography screening for ovarian cancer: predicting malignancy. Cancer. 2009;115(16):3606-8.


Lay Press

McHugh KW. (2021 May 11). Faith in my patients to decide for themselves. Good Faith Media.
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DiMeglio LA, Bosslet GT, Welch J, Grethlein SJ, Williams R, McHugh KW. (2020 March 29)
Manufacture and distribute protective equipment for health care workers. The Indy Star.
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Wilkinson T, McHugh KW, Tucker Edmonds B, Fortenberry DJ, Peipert JP. (2018 May 27). Family-Planning health services at risk. The Indy Star. Retrieved from 
McHugh KW, Wilkinson T. (2018 March 1). Abortion bill places politics over health. The Indy Star. Retrieved from 
McHugh KW. (2017 October 20). Working to stop intimate partner violence. Planned Parenthood Action. Retrieved from
McHugh KW. (2017 October 12). The data are clear: Access to contraception improves health and saves money. Slate. Retrieved from
McHugh KW. (2017 September 10). Immigrants and dreamers make America great. The Indy Star. Retrieved from 
McHugh KW. (2017 July 24). Don’t pass the GOP health care bill. The Indy Star. Retrieved from 
McHugh KW, Miller VG, Stutsman J, Tucker Edmonds B. (2017 June 16). Injunction on abortion law could protect Hoosier families. Nuvo. Retrieved from
McHugh KW. (2017 March 24). Trafficking bills are really about abortion. The Indy Star. Retrieved from 
McHugh KW. (2016 April 18). The brave response to anti-abortion legislation. International Journal for Feminist Approach to Bioethics.  Retrieved from
McHugh KW. (2016 April 1). Indiana’s new abortion law won’t save babies. It will only make my patients suffer. The Washington Post. Retrieved from

Media Appearances and Quotes
2021-ongoing   The O+G Advocates Podcast, co-host. Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Oct 2, 2021 Reproductive rights rally draws hundreds in Indianapolis. NPR Lakeshore Public Radio.

Feb 13, 2020 What happens when abortion providers are forced to lie to their patients?

Oct 1, 2021 House bill would prohibit a form of second trimester abortions.
Dec 3, 2019     From crumbling abortion access to anti-cancer vaccines: A decade in reproductive health. ABC News.
Aug 21, 2019  Trump Administration’s domestic gag rule is so dangerous and misguided. Self Magazine.
Aug 6, 2019    Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortion come out. The Guardian.
April 11, 2019 What ‘Unplanned’ gets wrong about abortion according to experts. Glamour Magazine.

March 6, 2019 Alabama judge lets boyfriend sue abortion clinic with fetus as co-plaintiff.
March 5, 2019 A very scary place: placing rights of women last, an Alabama judge allows boyfriend to sue abortion clinic with fetus as co-plaintiff. Common Dreams.
Feb 14, 2019   Indiana bill would prohibit a form of second trimester abortions. WTHR News.
Feb 1, 2019 Myths about late-term abortion debunked by actual abortion providers.

July 31, 2018  What men might be overlooking about the female sexual experience: a guide for what to do when penetrative sex is painful for your partner. Playboy Magazine.
July 17, 2018  Changes to Title X would turn back the clock on women’s health.

March 2, 2018 Indiana Abortion Legislation segment on “Indiana Lawmakers”.

Feb 15, 2017 Abortion ‘reversal’ bill advances.

Feb 8, 2017 Doctors split in testimony on  abortion bill.

Nov 2, 2016 The 20 week abortion ban bind.

Aug 19, 2016 Mike Pence put ideology before science - and the people of Indiana suffered.

April 10, 2016 Thousands protest state’s new abortion law.

April 9, 2016 Abortion rally draws crowd, targets law signed by Gov. Pence.

April 4, 2016 Indiana abortion ban is bad medicine, encroaches on women’s rights. National Partnership for Women and Families. ​​

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