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Jennifer Callaghan-Koru

Assistant Professor

Health Administration and Policy
Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Public Policy, Room 233
jck@umbc.edu
Education
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)
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About

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

Contribution of community-based newborn health promotion to reducing inequities in healthy newborn care practices and knowledge: evidence of improvement from a three-district pilot program in Malawi. vol. 13 1052 BMC public health

Health workers' and managers' perceptions of the integrated community case management program for childhood illness in Malawi: the importance of expanding access to child health services. 5 Suppl vol. 87 61-8 The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene

Scaling up integrated community case management of childhood illness: update from Malawi. 5 Suppl vol. 87 54-60 The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene