Habibat Oguntade, B.A, B.S, MSPH
Department of International Health
Faculty Member Profile
Habibat Oguntade is a Research Associate in the Department of International Health. She holds an MSPH from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health where she specialized in Qualitative Research Methods and Social Behavioral Interventions. Her public health practice is focused on maternal, newborn and child health in domestic and international settings. Her specific interests includes perinatal quality of care among minority women in the U.S and interventions to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes among conflict-affected populations. She is also interested in how implementation science can be used to inform successful adaptation, implementation and scale up of evidenced based maternal and newborn health interventions in low-resource settings. She has field work experience from several countries including Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, Jordan, Nigeria, and Turkey. Some of her recent work in the Department of International Health includes a HRSA funded program that aims to improve maternal health in Maryland. Her current research centers around health equity initiatives in Maryland birthing hospitals and experiences of African American women during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period.
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