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Jennifer Callaghan-Koru

Jennifer Callaghan-Koru

Assistant Professor

Health Administration and Policy
Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health

Public Policy 233


Ph D Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2011

Master of Health Science (MHS) Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2008

BA University of Virginia 2002


The aim of my research is to develop and evaluate strategies to improve the quality and delivery of health services and reduce disparities for women and children.

Research Interests

Dissemination and Implementation Research, Implementation Science, Program Evaluation, Quality Improvement, Maternal and Child Health

Teaching Interests

Research Methods, Program Evaluation, Global Health

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Callaghan-Koru, Jennifer (Principal), Creanga, Andreea (Supporting), Mark, Katrina (Supporting). “Factors that influence the implementation and effectiveness of a patient safety bundle to reduce low-risk cesarean deliveries,” Sponsored Research (Funded). Sponsored By: National Institutes of Health. (Jul 16, 2019 – Jun 30, 2022).

Intellectual Contributions

Callaghan-Koru, Jennifer, Nonyane, B A., Guenther, T, Sitrin, D, Ligowe, R, Chimbalanga, E, Zimba, E, Kachale, F, Shah, R, Baqui, A H. (2013). . 13 1052 BMC public health.

Callaghan-Koru, Jennifer, Hyder, A A., George, A, Gilroy, K E., Nsona, H, Mtimuni, A, Bryce, J. (2012). . 5 Suppl. 87 61-8 The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.

Nsona, H, Mtimuni, A, Daelmans, B, Callaghan-Koru, Jennifer, Gilroy, K, Mgalula, L, Kachule, T, Zamasiya, T. (2012). . 5 Suppl. 87 54-60 The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.