Sian Curtis, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Maternal and Child Health

Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

Office
Carolina Population Center
400 Meadowmont Village Circle
Campus Box 3446
Chapel Hill 27516
T: 919-445-0434
F: 919-445-9353
scurtis@email.unc.edu

Education

1987  University of Southampton, U.K. BSc, Mathematics

1989  University of Southampton, U.K.  MSc, Statistics with Applications in Medicine

1992  University of Southampton, U.K.  PhD, Social Statistics


Research Interests

  • Environment (air)
  • Health administration

Research Activities

Contraceptive use dynamics; international reproductive and maternal health; monitoring and evaluation methods for population and health programs; multilevel models; statistical demography.


Key Publications

*Marlow H, Maman S, Moodley D, Curtis SL, McNaughton Reyes L (2015)
HIV status and postpartum contraceptive use in a PMTCT population in Durban, South Africa.
Contraception vol.91(1),p.39-43.

*Agrawal A, Bloom SS, Suchindran C, Curtis S, Angeles G (2014)
Gender-based power and couples’ HIV risk in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, North India.
Int Prespect Sex Reprod Health vol.40(4),p.196-205.

*Tumlinson K, Speizer IS, Curtis SL, Pence BW (2014)
Accuracy of standard measures of family planning service quality: findings from the simulated client method.
Stud Family Plann vol.45(4),p.443-70.

*Levy J, Curtis SL, Zimmer C, Speizer I (2014)
Assessing gaps and poverty-related inequalities in the public and private sector family planning supply environment of urban Nigeria.
J Urb Hlth vol.91(1),p.186-210.

*Skiles MP, Burgert CR, Curtis SL, Spencer J (2013)
Geographically linking population and facility surveys: methodological considerations
Pop Health Metrics vol.11, p.14-27.

*Marlow H, Maman S, Moodley D, Curtis SL (2013)
Postpartum family planning service provision in Durban, South Africa: client and provider perspectives.
Hlt Care Women Int DOI:10.1080/07399332.2013.915753.