Jonathan B Kotch, MD

mch_kotch_jonathan_2014 Research Professor
Maternal and Child Health
Curriculum Vitae

REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
428 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7445
Chapel Hill 27599-7445
T: 919-966-5976
F: 919-966-0458


1968  Columbia College  BA, Anthropology

1973  Stanford University  MD, Medicine

1974  King’s College, Cambridge University  BA, Social Anthropology

1977  University of North Carolina School of Public Health  MPH, Maternal and Child Health

1978  Kings College, Cambridge University  MA, Social Anthropology


MHCH 702  Foundations of Maternal and Child Health II  Syllabus

 Research Interests

Child health services, child health policy, injury prevention, child abuse and neglect, health and safety in child care.

Key Publications

Thompson R, Jones DJ, Litrownik AJ, English DJ, Kotch JB, Lewis T, Dubowitz H (2014)
Linking mother and youth parenting attitudes: Indirect effects via maltreatment, parent involvement, and youth functioning.
Child Maltreatment: Aug 11. DOI: 10.1177/1077559514547263 [Epub ahead of print].

Kotch JB, Smith J, Margolis B, Black M, English D, Thompson R, et al. (2014)
Does social capital protect against the adverse behavioral outcomes of child neglect?
Child Abuse Review. 2014;23:246–261 DOI:10.1002/car

Sanders AP, Miller SK, Nguyen V, Kotch JB, Fry RC. (2014)
Toxic metal levels in children residing in a smelting craft village in Vietnam: a pilot biomonitoring study.
BMC Public Health: vol.4(14), p.114. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-114.

Kotch JB, editor (2013)
Maternal and child health: Programs, problems, and policy in public health.
3rd ed. Sudbury (MA): Jones and Bartlett

Isbell P, Kotch JB, Savage E, Gunn E, Lu LS, Weber DJ. (2013)
Improvement of child care programs’ policies, practices, and children’s access to health care linked to child care health consultation.
NHSA Dialog: A Research to Practice Journal: vol.16(2), p.34-52.