Associate Professor Edith Weisberg

Clinical Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Central Clinical School


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Journals

  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., McGeechan, K., Mohapatra, L. (2014). A three-year comparative study of continuation rates, bleeding patterns and satisfaction in Australian women using a subdermal contraceptive implant or progestogen releasing-intrauterine system. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 19(1), 5-14. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E. (2014). Developments in contraception. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 15(2), 203-210. [More Information]
  • Smith, C., Bateson, D., Weisberg, E. (2013). A survey describing the use of complementary therapies and medicines by women attending a family planning clinic. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 13, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Herbert, D., Loxton, D., Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., Lucke, J. (2013). Challenges for Researchers Investigating Contraceptive Use and Pregnancy Intentions of Young Women Living in Urban and Rural Areas of Australia: Face-to-Face Discussions to Increase Participation in a Web-Based Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., Knox, S., Haas, M., Viney, R., Street, D., Fiebig, D. (2013). Do women and providers value the same features of contraceptive products? Results of a best-worst stated preference experiment. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 18(3), 181-190. [More Information]
  • Knox, S., Viney, R., Gu, Y., Hole, A., Fiebig, D., Street, D., Haas, M., Weisberg, E., Bateson, D. (2013). The effect of adverse information and positive promotion on women's preferences for prescribed contraceptive products. Social Science and Medicine, 83, 70-80. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E. (2012). A chewable low-dose oral contraceptive: a new birth control option? Patient Preference and Adherence, 6, 355-360. [More Information]
  • Knox, S., Viney, R., Street, D., Haas, M., Fiebig, D., Weisberg, E., Bateson, D. (2012). What's Good and Bad About Contraceptive Products?: A Best-Worst Attribute Experiment Comparing the Values of Women Consumers and GPs. PharmacoEconomics, 30(12), 1187-1202. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., McCaffery, K., Luscombe, G. (2012). When online becomes offline: attitudes to safer sex practices in older and younger women using an Australian internet dating service. Sexual Health, 9(2), 152-159. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Croxatto, H., Findlay, J., Burger, H., Fraser, I. (2011). A randomized study of the effect of mifepristone alone or in conjunction with ethinyl estradiol on ovarian function in women using the etonogestrel-releasing subdermal implant, Implanon®. Contraception, 84(6), 600-608. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., Lota, H. (2011). Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the family planning clinical setting across New South Wales. Sexual Health, 3(1), 15-20. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E. (2011). Comparison of diaphragm and combined oral contraceptive pill users in the Australian family planning setting. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 12(1), 24-29. [More Information]
  • Mansour, D., Verhoeven, C., Sommer, W., Weisberg, E., Taneepanichskul, S., Melis, G., Sundström-Poromaa, I., Korver, T. (2011). Efficacy and tolerability of a monophasic combined oral contraceptive containing nomegestrol acetate and 17β-oestradiol in a 24/4 regimen, in comparison to an oral contraceptive containing ethinylestradiol and drospirenone in a 21/7 regimen. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 16(6), 430-443. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E. (2010). Contraceptive options for women in selected circumstances. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 24(5), 593-604. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Turner, R., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E., Barratt, A. (2010). Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 340, b4491-1-b4491-13. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Hickey, M., Palmer, D., O'Connor, V., Salamonsen, L., Findlay, J., Fraser, I. (2009). A randomized controlled trial of treatment options for troublesome uterine bleeding in Implanon users. Human Reproduction, 24(8), 1852-1861. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E. (2009). An open-label randomized trial to determine the most effective regimen of vaginal estrogen to reduce the prevalence of atrophic changes reported in postmenopausal cervical smears. Menopause, 16(4), 765-769. [More Information]
  • Read, C., Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., Estoesta, J. (2009). Contraception and pregnancy then and now: examining the experiences of a cohort of mid-age Australian women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49(4), 429-433. [More Information]
  • Novikova, N., Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2009). Does readily available emergency contraception increase women's awareness and use? The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 14(1), 39-45. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., McCaffery, K., Skinner, R. (2009). HPV vaccination catch up program - utilisation by young Australian women. Australian Family Physician, 38(1-2), 72-76. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Kern, I. (2009). Judaism and women's health. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 35(1), 53-55. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2009). Rights to emergency contraception. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 106(2), 160-163. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., Read, C., Estoesta, J., Lee, C. (2008). Fertility control? Middle-aged Australian women's retrospective reports of their pregnancies. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(4), 390-392. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Barratt, A., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E. (2008). HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: Evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(3), 473-481. [More Information]
  • Fraser, I., Weisberg, E., Kumar, N., Kumar, S., Humberstone, A., McCrossin, L., Shaw, D., Tsong, Y., Sitruk-Ware, R. (2007). An initial pharmacokinetic study with a Metered Dose Transdermal System for delivery of the progestogen Nestorone as a possible future contraceptive. Contraception, 76(6), 432-438. [More Information]
  • Wallace, C., Weisberg, E., McCaffery, K. (2007). Bug breakfast in the bulletin: human papilloma virus. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, 97-8. [More Information]
  • Novikova, N., Weisberg, E., Stanczyk, F., Croxatto, H., Fraser, I. (2007). Effectiveness of levonorgestrel emergency contraception given before or after ovulation--a pilot study. Contraception, 75(2), 112-118. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Hickey, M., Palmer, D., O'Connor, V., Salamonsen, L., Findlay, J., Fraser, I. (2006). A pilot study to assess the effect of three short-term treatments on frequent and/or prolonged bleeding compared to placebo in women using Implanon. Human Reproduction, 21(1), 295-302. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2005). Australian women's experience with Implanon. Australian Family Physician, 34(8), 694-696. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Brache, V., Alvarez, F., Massai, R., Mishell Jr., D., Apter, D., Gale, J., Sivin, I., Tsong, Y., Fraser, I. (2005). Clinical performance and menstrual bleeding patterns with three dosage combinations of a Nestorone progestogen/ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring used on a bleeding-signaled regimen. Contraception, 72(1), 46-52. [More Information]
  • Jin, J., Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2005). Comparison of three single doses of mifepristone as emergency contraception: a randomised controlled trial. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(6), 489-494.
  • Weisberg, E., Ayton, R., Darling, G., Farrell, E., Murkies, A., O'Neill, S., Kirkegard, Y., Fraser, I. (2005). Endometrial and vaginal effects of low-dose estradiol delivered by vaginal ring or vaginal tablet. Climacteric, 8(1), 83-92. [More Information]
  • Fraser, I., Weisberg, E., Brache, V., Alvarez, F., Massai, R., Mishell Jr., D., Apter, D., Gale, J., Tsong, Y., Sivin, I. (2005). Serum NestoroneR and ethinyl estradiol levels, and ovulation inhibition in women using three different dosage combinations of a Nestorone progestogen–ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring on a bleeding-signaled regimen. Contraception, 72(1), 40-45. [More Information]
  • Zieman, M., Guillebaud, J., Weisberg, E., Shangold, G., Fisher, A., Creasy, G. (2002). Contraceptive efficacy and cycle control with the OrthoTM/EvraTM transdermal system: the analysis of pooled data. Fertility and Sterility, 77(2 - Supplement 2), 13-18.
  • Weisberg, E. (2002). Oral contraceptives. Australian Family Physician, 31(10), 891-896.
  • Thomas, A., Weisberg, E., Fraser, I., Lieberman, D. (2001). A randomised controlled trial comparing a dilating vaginal speculum with a conventional bivalve speculum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 41, 379-386.

2014

  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., McGeechan, K., Mohapatra, L. (2014). A three-year comparative study of continuation rates, bleeding patterns and satisfaction in Australian women using a subdermal contraceptive implant or progestogen releasing-intrauterine system. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 19(1), 5-14. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E. (2014). Developments in contraception. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 15(2), 203-210. [More Information]

2013

  • Smith, C., Bateson, D., Weisberg, E. (2013). A survey describing the use of complementary therapies and medicines by women attending a family planning clinic. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 13, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Herbert, D., Loxton, D., Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., Lucke, J. (2013). Challenges for Researchers Investigating Contraceptive Use and Pregnancy Intentions of Young Women Living in Urban and Rural Areas of Australia: Face-to-Face Discussions to Increase Participation in a Web-Based Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., Knox, S., Haas, M., Viney, R., Street, D., Fiebig, D. (2013). Do women and providers value the same features of contraceptive products? Results of a best-worst stated preference experiment. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 18(3), 181-190. [More Information]
  • Knox, S., Viney, R., Gu, Y., Hole, A., Fiebig, D., Street, D., Haas, M., Weisberg, E., Bateson, D. (2013). The effect of adverse information and positive promotion on women's preferences for prescribed contraceptive products. Social Science and Medicine, 83, 70-80. [More Information]

2012

  • Weisberg, E. (2012). A chewable low-dose oral contraceptive: a new birth control option? Patient Preference and Adherence, 6, 355-360. [More Information]
  • Knox, S., Viney, R., Street, D., Haas, M., Fiebig, D., Weisberg, E., Bateson, D. (2012). What's Good and Bad About Contraceptive Products?: A Best-Worst Attribute Experiment Comparing the Values of Women Consumers and GPs. PharmacoEconomics, 30(12), 1187-1202. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., McCaffery, K., Luscombe, G. (2012). When online becomes offline: attitudes to safer sex practices in older and younger women using an Australian internet dating service. Sexual Health, 9(2), 152-159. [More Information]

2011

  • Weisberg, E., Croxatto, H., Findlay, J., Burger, H., Fraser, I. (2011). A randomized study of the effect of mifepristone alone or in conjunction with ethinyl estradiol on ovarian function in women using the etonogestrel-releasing subdermal implant, Implanon®. Contraception, 84(6), 600-608. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., Lota, H. (2011). Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the family planning clinical setting across New South Wales. Sexual Health, 3(1), 15-20. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E. (2011). Comparison of diaphragm and combined oral contraceptive pill users in the Australian family planning setting. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 12(1), 24-29. [More Information]
  • Mansour, D., Verhoeven, C., Sommer, W., Weisberg, E., Taneepanichskul, S., Melis, G., Sundström-Poromaa, I., Korver, T. (2011). Efficacy and tolerability of a monophasic combined oral contraceptive containing nomegestrol acetate and 17β-oestradiol in a 24/4 regimen, in comparison to an oral contraceptive containing ethinylestradiol and drospirenone in a 21/7 regimen. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 16(6), 430-443. [More Information]

2010

  • Weisberg, E. (2010). Contraceptive options for women in selected circumstances. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 24(5), 593-604. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Turner, R., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E., Barratt, A. (2010). Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 340, b4491-1-b4491-13. [More Information]

2009

  • Weisberg, E., Hickey, M., Palmer, D., O'Connor, V., Salamonsen, L., Findlay, J., Fraser, I. (2009). A randomized controlled trial of treatment options for troublesome uterine bleeding in Implanon users. Human Reproduction, 24(8), 1852-1861. [More Information]
  • Bateson, D., Weisberg, E. (2009). An open-label randomized trial to determine the most effective regimen of vaginal estrogen to reduce the prevalence of atrophic changes reported in postmenopausal cervical smears. Menopause, 16(4), 765-769. [More Information]
  • Read, C., Bateson, D., Weisberg, E., Estoesta, J. (2009). Contraception and pregnancy then and now: examining the experiences of a cohort of mid-age Australian women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49(4), 429-433. [More Information]
  • Novikova, N., Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2009). Does readily available emergency contraception increase women's awareness and use? The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 14(1), 39-45. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., McCaffery, K., Skinner, R. (2009). HPV vaccination catch up program - utilisation by young Australian women. Australian Family Physician, 38(1-2), 72-76. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Kern, I. (2009). Judaism and women's health. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 35(1), 53-55. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2009). Rights to emergency contraception. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 106(2), 160-163. [More Information]

2008

  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., Read, C., Estoesta, J., Lee, C. (2008). Fertility control? Middle-aged Australian women's retrospective reports of their pregnancies. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(4), 390-392. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Barratt, A., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E. (2008). HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: Evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(3), 473-481. [More Information]

2007

  • Fraser, I., Weisberg, E., Kumar, N., Kumar, S., Humberstone, A., McCrossin, L., Shaw, D., Tsong, Y., Sitruk-Ware, R. (2007). An initial pharmacokinetic study with a Metered Dose Transdermal System for delivery of the progestogen Nestorone as a possible future contraceptive. Contraception, 76(6), 432-438. [More Information]
  • Wallace, C., Weisberg, E., McCaffery, K. (2007). Bug breakfast in the bulletin: human papilloma virus. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, 97-8. [More Information]
  • Novikova, N., Weisberg, E., Stanczyk, F., Croxatto, H., Fraser, I. (2007). Effectiveness of levonorgestrel emergency contraception given before or after ovulation--a pilot study. Contraception, 75(2), 112-118. [More Information]

2006

  • Weisberg, E., Hickey, M., Palmer, D., O'Connor, V., Salamonsen, L., Findlay, J., Fraser, I. (2006). A pilot study to assess the effect of three short-term treatments on frequent and/or prolonged bleeding compared to placebo in women using Implanon. Human Reproduction, 21(1), 295-302. [More Information]

2005

  • Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2005). Australian women's experience with Implanon. Australian Family Physician, 34(8), 694-696. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Brache, V., Alvarez, F., Massai, R., Mishell Jr., D., Apter, D., Gale, J., Sivin, I., Tsong, Y., Fraser, I. (2005). Clinical performance and menstrual bleeding patterns with three dosage combinations of a Nestorone progestogen/ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring used on a bleeding-signaled regimen. Contraception, 72(1), 46-52. [More Information]
  • Jin, J., Weisberg, E., Fraser, I. (2005). Comparison of three single doses of mifepristone as emergency contraception: a randomised controlled trial. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(6), 489-494.
  • Weisberg, E., Ayton, R., Darling, G., Farrell, E., Murkies, A., O'Neill, S., Kirkegard, Y., Fraser, I. (2005). Endometrial and vaginal effects of low-dose estradiol delivered by vaginal ring or vaginal tablet. Climacteric, 8(1), 83-92. [More Information]
  • Fraser, I., Weisberg, E., Brache, V., Alvarez, F., Massai, R., Mishell Jr., D., Apter, D., Gale, J., Tsong, Y., Sivin, I. (2005). Serum NestoroneR and ethinyl estradiol levels, and ovulation inhibition in women using three different dosage combinations of a Nestorone progestogen–ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring on a bleeding-signaled regimen. Contraception, 72(1), 40-45. [More Information]

2002

  • Zieman, M., Guillebaud, J., Weisberg, E., Shangold, G., Fisher, A., Creasy, G. (2002). Contraceptive efficacy and cycle control with the OrthoTM/EvraTM transdermal system: the analysis of pooled data. Fertility and Sterility, 77(2 - Supplement 2), 13-18.
  • Weisberg, E. (2002). Oral contraceptives. Australian Family Physician, 31(10), 891-896.

2001

  • Thomas, A., Weisberg, E., Fraser, I., Lieberman, D. (2001). A randomised controlled trial comparing a dilating vaginal speculum with a conventional bivalve speculum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 41, 379-386.

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