Shelah Bloom, ScD

bloom_shelah Research Associate Professor
Maternal and Child Health
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
CPC, 400 Meadowmont Village Cir.
Campus Box 3446
Chapel Hill 27599-3446
T: 919-445-0424
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, Agrawal A, Singh K, Suchindran C (2014)
Gender inequality and the risk of HIV among couples in North India.
AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV: July 21 DOI:10.1080/09540121.940268.

Singh K, Bloom S, Brodish P (2013)
Gender equality as a means to improve maternal and child health in Africa.
Health Care for Women International: DOI:10.1080/07399332.2013.824971.

Singh K, Bloom S, Haney E, Olorunsaiye C, Brodish P (2012)
Gender equality and childbirth in a health facility: Nigeria and MDG5.
Afr J Reprod Health: vol. 16(3), p. 122-8.

Spangler SA, Bloom SS (2010)
Use of biomedical obstetric care in rural Tanzania: the role of socila and material inequalities.
Soc Sci Med: vol. 71, p. 760-8.

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.