Ilene Speizer, PhD

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

Education
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

Irani L, Speizer IS, Fotso JC (2014)
Couple characteristics and contraceptive use among women and their partners in urban Kenya.
International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health: vol. 40(1), p. 11-20.

Morgan G, Keesbury J, Speizer IS (2014)
Emergency contraceptive knowledge and use among urban women in Nigeria and Kenya.
Studies in Family Planning: vol. 45(1), p. 59-72.

Levy JK, Curtis S, Zimmer C, Speizer IS (2014)
Assessing gaps and poverty-related inequities in the public and private sector family planning supply environment of urban Nigeria.
Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine: vol. 91(1).

Corroon M, Speizer IS, Fotso JC, Akiode A, Saad A, Calhoun L, Irani L (2014)
The role of gender empowerment on reproductive health outcomes in urban Nigeria.
Maternal and Child Health Journal: vol.18(1), p. 307-15.