Joy Baumgartner


Adjunct Assistant Professor 
Maternal & Child Health


Curriculum Vitae


Columbia University 
New York 10025 
T: 919-544-7040


1995  University of Virginia  BA, Psychology

1999  University of Wisconsin-Madison  MSW, Social Work (mental health concentration)

2004  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  PhD, Maternal & Child Health

Research Interests

Family planning, HIV prevention, adolescent health, mental health

 Key Publications

Baumgartner JN, Geary C, Tucker H, Wedderburn M (2009) 
The influence of early sexual debut and sexual violence on adolescent pregnancy: A matched case-control study in Jamaica
International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health: vol.35(1)

Wagman J, Baumgartner JN, Geary C, Nakyanjo N, Ddaaki W, Serwadda D, Gray R, Nalugoda FK, Wawer M (2008) 
Experiences of sexual coercion among adolescent women: Qualitative findings from Rakai District, Uganda
Journal of Interpersonal Violence: vol.Epub

Baumgartner JN, Morroni C, Mlobeli R, Otterness C, Myer L, Janowitz B, Stanback J, Buga G (2007) 
Timeliness of contraceptive re-injections in South Africa and its relation to unintentional discontinuation
International Family Planning Perspectives: vol.33(2), p.66-74.