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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). 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.. 13 1052 BMC public health.

Callaghan-Koru, Jennifer, Hyder, A A., George, A, Gilroy, K E., Nsona, H, Mtimuni, A, Bryce, J. (2012). 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. 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). Scaling up integrated community case management of childhood illness: update from Malawi.. 5 Suppl. 87 54-60 The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.