Shelah Bloom, ScD



Research Associate Professor
Maternal and Child Health

Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile


216 CPC North
Campus Box 8120 
Chapel Hill 27599-8120 
T: 919-966-7099 
F: 919-966-2391


1997    Harvard University     ScD, Population and International Health

1992    Harvard University    MS, Maternal and Child Health

1986    University of Wisconsin, Madison    MA, South Asian Languages and Literature

1982    Hampshire College    BA, Anthropology

Research activities

Reproductive health and HIV/AIDS in developing countries, human rights and reproductive health in developing countries.


Bloom SS, Griffiths PL (2007)
Female autonomy as a contributing factor women’s HIV-related knowledge and behavior in three culturally contrasting states in India.
Journal of Biosocial Science: vol.39, p.557-73.

Bloom SS, Urassa M, Isingo R, Ng’weshemi J, Boerma JT (2002)
Community effects on the risk of HIV infection in rural Tanzania.
Sexually Transmitted Infection: vol.78, p.261-6.