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Janine Barden-O'Fallon, PhD
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Janine Barden-O'Fallon, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Maternal and Child Health
Senior Technical Advisor for Population and Reproductive Health
MEASURE Evaluation Project at the Carolina Population Center
  • 400 Meadowmont Circle
  • 3rd Floor
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • USA

Dr. Janine Barden-O'Fallon has worked in the field of monitoring, evaluation and research in international health and development for more than a decade. She specializes in family planning and reproductive health, collecting primary quantitative and qualitative data, developing M&E tools and methodologies and providing technical assistance to in-country government agencies and organizations on the collection, analysis and use of information for program planning and decision-making. She served as Director of MEASURE Evaluation PRH, a five-year USAID-funded project, from 2009-2014.

Honors and Awards

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Residency Award

2003

Paul A. Humphrey Award for Research on Population

2003

Representative Courses

MHCH 723 - Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation of MCH Programs

Research Activities

Counseling on hormonal contraception and HIV risk: Evaluation of a pilot intervention in Tanzania. (Lead Author) 2019. Chapel Hill, NC: MEASURE Evaluation.


MEASURE Evaluation Phase IV

Agency: United States Agency for International Development

Role: Senior Technical Advisor


Measurement, Learning and Evaluation for the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative

Agency: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Role: Research Associate

Service Activities

Grant Reviewer for Stars in Global Health, Grand Challenges Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

International Steering Committee Member, International Conference on Family Planning

Practice Activities

Barden-O’Fallon J, Close MA, Mejia C. Quality of family planning services in HIV integrated and non-integrated health facilities in Malawi and Tanzania. Poster presented at International Conference on Family Planning, 2018, Kigali, Rwanda.

Traore A, Barden-O’Fallon J, Soumahoro M, Garango M, Tounkara M, Sangare M, Kossi E, Watson-Grant S, Diakite S, Djenepo F. Use of evaluation results to improve implementation of Mali’s national family planning campaign. Poster presented at International Conference on Family Planning, 2018, Kigali, Rwanda.

Key Publications

Ebola-related complications for maternal, newborn and child health service delivery and utilization in Guinea.” Pregnant in the time of Ebola: Women and their children in the 2013-2015 West African Epidemic. Barden-O’Fallon J, Brodish P, Barry MA (2019). Springer Publications.

Quality of family planning services in HIV integrated and non-integrated health facilities in Malawi and Tanzania. Close M, Barden-O’Fallon J, Mejia C (2019). Reproductive Health, 16(1), 58.

Women's contraceptive discontinuation and switching behavior in urban Senegal, 2010-2015. J Barden-O'Fallon, I Speizer, L Calhoun, M Corroon (2018). BMC women's health, 18(1), 35.

Education

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

MA, Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

BA, Spanish / Hispanic Studies, St. Olaf College, 1993

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