Christine Tucker, PhD
Honors and AwardsImpact Award, Graduate Education Advancement Board
2016, UNC at Chapel HillTeaching Innovation Award, Maternal and Child Health Department
2016, UNC Gillings School of Global Public HealthTeaching Innovation Award
2015, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child HealthDelta Omega Theta Chapter, Honorary Public Health Society
2015, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MHCH 713 Research Methods in Maternal and Child Health | Syllabus
- Co-Investigator, Maternal and Child Health Research Program
- Principal Investigator, NC Department of Health and Human Services, Women’s and Children’s Health Section
- Co-Investigator, Maternal and Child Health Research Program, Care4Moms
2017-present MCH Dissertation Committee
2016 - present Member, North Carolina Perinatal Health Strategic Planning Committee
“Perinatal Morbidity among Mothers of Medically Fragile Infants,” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. April 27- 30, 2018.
“Driving Time as a Structural Barrier to Quality Prenatal Care,” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. April 27-30, 2018.
“What Farm to School Activities Are Most Popular Among Participating Districts?” The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, Cincinnati, OH, April 25-27, 2018
“Using electronic medical record data to quantify racial and ethnic differences in pain management following cesarean birth,” Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. Jan. 29-Feb. 3, 2018.
“Patterns of opiate prescribing following cesarean birth,” oral presentation, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. Jan. 29-Feb. 3, 2018.
“Using Data, Collective Impact and Implementation Science to Improve Community Outcomes for Maternal and Child Health: Developing complex data systems to improve implementation of evidence-based strategies,” 2017 Fall Educational Conference, Public Health Today = A Healthy Tomorrow, Asheville, NC. September 27-29, 2017.
“Barriers to increasing access to highly effective reversible contraception: public and private health care providers’ perspectives in North Carolina,” The 2017 CityMatch MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention: Creating Harmony Every Voice Counts, Nashville, TN. Sept. 18-20, 2017.
2017 - present RTP Evaluators, local chapter of the American Evaluation Association
The association between travel time and prenatal care attendance. Lauren Maldonado*, Kimberly Fryer, Christine Tucker, Alison M. Stuebe. (2019). The American Journal of Perinatology.
Positive emotions during infant feeding and breastfeeding outcomes. Kathryn Wouk*, Christine Tucker, Brian W. Pence, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Bharathi Zvara, Karen Grewen, Alison M. Stuebe (2019). Journal of Human Lactation., 28(2), 194-202.
Positive emotions during infant feeding and postpartum mental health. Wouk K, Gottfredson NC, Tucker C, Pence BW, Meltzer-Brody S, Zvara B, Grewen K, Stuebe AM. (2018). Journal of Women's Health, Oct 10.
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Predicting preterm birth among participants of North Carolina’s Pregnancy Medical Home Program. Tucker C, Berrien K, Menard K, Herring A, Daniels J, Rowley D, Halpern CT. (2015). Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(11), 2438-562.
Migration decision-making among Mexican youth: Individual, family, and community influences. Tucker T, Torres P, Bautista S, Minnis A (2013). Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 35(1), 61-84.
PhD, Maternal and Child Health (with Epidemiology minor), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014
MPH, Maternal and Child Health, University of California at Berkeley, 2006
BS, Neuroscience (with Spanish minor), Trinity College, 2000