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Caroline Moreau, MD, PhD, MPH, explores disparities and dynamics in sexual & reproductive health, studies patterns of contraceptive use and informs SRH processes & outcomes.

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E4537

Research Interests

contraception; abortion; sexual and reproductive health; social disparities; adolescent health, gender; cross cultural analysis
Experiences & Accomplishments
University of Paris XI
University of Paris VI
University of Paris XI
Disparities in sexual and reproductive health: I am interested in exploring how different forms of social hierarchy, including gender, social class and race intersect to inform sexual and reproductive health processes and outcomes.
Sexual and reproductive health dynamics. I have particularly focused on advancing the understanding patterns of contraceptive use over time and how they relate to unwanted pregnancy and abortion rates
Honors & Awards
PFRH faculty citizenship award 2018
Robertson Chair for junior faculty (2012-2017)
NIH Postdoctoral Training Grant, 2 year research grant (2005-2007)
Philippe Foundation, 1 year research grant (2006-2007)
Concours des prix de l’internat de l’AP-HP (silver medal award), 1 year research grant (2002)
Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, graduate research fellowship (2000)
Select Publications
Selected Publications from the last 5 years
  • Moreau C, Shankar M, Glasier A, et al Abortion regulation in Europe in the era of COVID-19: a spectrum of policy responses BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health Published Online First: 22 October 2020. doi: 10.1136/bmjsrh-2020-200724
  • Moreau C, Karp C*, Wood SN, Galadanc H, Simon, Kibira P, MakumbiF, Omoluabi E, Shiferaw S, Seme A, Tsui A. Reconceptualizing Women's and Girls' Empowerment: A Cross-Cultural Index for Measuring Progress Toward Improved Sexual and Reproductive Health. International family planning perspectives 2020;46:187-198
  • Bell SO, OlaOlorun F, Shankar M*, Ahmed D, Guiella G, Omoluabi E, Khanna A, Hyacinthe A, Moreau C. Measurement of Abortion Safety Using Community-Based Surveys: Findings from Three Countries. PLoS ONE 2019 14(11): e0223146.
  • Moreau C. Shankar M*, Becker S. Measuring unmet need for contraception as a point prevalence. BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001581
  • Moreau C, Mmari K, Guiella G, Vu Manh L, Maina B, Acharya R. Development of a cross cultural measure of Gender norms in early adolescence: results from the Global Early Adolescent Study. SSM- Population Health. SSM-Population Health 2018;7:014-14
PMA Adolescent
PMA Abortion
Global Early Adolescent Study-Longitudinal Phase
Bringing more evidence into contraceptive counseling: Building a new provider tool to tailor predictions of contraceptive outcomes to patient sub-populations
I Share
Adolescent Health in the time of COVID
PMA Plus
Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA)
The Global Early Adolescent Study