Ilene Speizer, PhD

Research Professor
Maternal and Child Health
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
Carolina Population Center
Campus Box 8120
T: 919-962-3513
F: 919-962-3299


1994 Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health PhD, Population Dynamics: Minor in Biostatistics
1991 Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health MHS, Population Dynamics
1987 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri BA, Math and French


Research activities

Unintended pregnancy prevention, evaluation of reproductive health programs in developing countries, adolescent health, urban health, family planning, male/couple involvement, gender-based violence.


Key publications
Reynolds HW, Luseno WK, Speizer IS (2012)
Consistent condom use among men with non-marital partners in four sub-Saharan African countries.
Speizer IS, Nanda P, Achyut P, Pillai G, Guilkey D (2012)
Family planning use among urban poor women from six cities of Uttar Pradesh, India.
J Urban Health: vol.89, p.639-58.
Reynolds HW, Luseno WK, Speizer IS (2012)
The measurement of condom use in four countries in east and southern Africa.
AIDS Behav: vol.16(4), p.1044-53.
Speizer IS (2012)
Individual and community-level tolerance of spouse abuse and the association with the circumstances of first sex among youth from six sub-Saharan African countries.
AIDS Care: vol.24(3), p.291-300.
Mwaikambo L, Speizer IS, Schurmann AT, Morgan G, Fikree F (2011)
What works in family planning interventions: A systematic review.
Stud Fam Plann: vol.42(2), p.67-82.