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Andrea Kalfoglou

Andrea Kalfoglou

Associate Professor

Health Administration and Policy
Public Policy
Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health

Public Policy

Education

Ph D Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 1999

BA University of Virginia 1991

About

Joined UMBC faculty in 2007. Previously a researcher at NHGRI, Johns Hopkins, IOM, and National Bioethics Advisory Commission. Expert in health disparities and social determinants of health; reproductive and genetics ethics; social and ethical issues related to mental health. Has served in multiple leadership positions with national public health and bioethics organizations.

Research Interests

knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about cannabis use; cannabis health policy; maternal mental health; reproductive health policy; genetics policy; ethics education at the undergraduate level

Teaching Interests

Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities, public health ethics, social justice, pandemics; multi-media and technology-based teaching

Selected Classes

  • Fall 2020 HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • HAPP 350 – Public Health Ethics
  • Spring 2020 HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • HAPP 350 – Public Health Ethics
  • Fall 2019 HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • HAPP 350 – Public Health Ethics
  • Spring 2019 HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • HAPP 350 – Public Health Ethics
  • Fall 2016 HAPP 398 – Topics In Happ: Public Health Ethics
  • HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • Fall 2015 HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • HAPP 412 – Res Methods In Health
  • Spring 2015 HAPP 398 – Topics In Happ
  • HAPP 354 – Soc Bases:Publ/Comm Hlth
  • SOCY 711 – Analytical Paper Researc

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Kalfoglou, Andrea L (Supporting). “Pregnant and Poor: Assessing Women's Needs for Social Support During Pregnancy,” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: CAHSS Dean's Research Fund Award. (Jan 1, 2017 – Dec 31, 2017).

Intellectual Contributions

Kalfoglou, Andrea L. (2016). . 18 614-623 AMA Journal of Ethics.

Kalfoglou, Andrea L. (2016). . American Journal of Bioethics.

Presentations

Williams, Margaret (Author & Presenter), Kalfoglou, Andrea L (Author). American Society for Bioethics and Humanities annual meeting. Oral Presentation. "Justice Demands Federal Research Funding of Therapeutic Uses of Schedule 1 Drugs," ASBH. online. (Oct 15, 2020).