Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Jane Bertrand

Professor and Chair - Global Health Systems and Development

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Department Affiliation
Global Health Systems and Development

  • B.A., Brown University, French, 1971
  • M.A., University of Chicago, Social Science Communication, 1973
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, Sociology, 1976
  • M.B.A., Tulane University, Business and Management, 2001
Academic Experience
  • Professor, Tulane University, 2009-
  • Professor, Johns Hopkins University, 2001-2009
  • Professor, Tulane University, 1992-2001
  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 1984-1992
  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 1979-1984
Related Experience
  • Chair, Department of Health Systems Management, Tulane University, 2009-
  • Technical Advisory Committee for “Enhancing HIV Prevention Programs through Evidence-based Practices,” funded by Canadian CIDA, PATH, Seattle, WA, 2009
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Professional Journals including: Journal of Health Communication, Studies in Family Planning, International Family Planning Perspectives, Population Research and Policy Review, Women’s Health African Journal of Reproductive Health
  • Chair, Department of International Health and Development, Tulane University, 1994- 1999
  • Editorial Committee, International Family Planning Perspectives, The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, 1993-2008

Research & Teaching Specializations: Family Planning and Population Studies, Central America, Andes, Africa

  • Marjorie C. Horn Operations Research Award from the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID, 2007
  • “Champion of Public Health” Award, Tulane, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2001.
  • Tulane President’s Office Employee Scholarship for the Executive MBA Program, 2000-2001
  • Dean’s teaching incentive awards, Tulane University, 1994, 1995
  • Elected to Delta Omega, national honorary public health society, 1981.
  • Spanish
  • French
Overseas Experience
  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador
  • Mexico
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Haiti
  • Cuba
  • Colombia
  • Peru
  • Ecuador
Selected Publications
  • 2009. “Communication and the ART Rollout: Beyond the Medical Model.” With Bharath-Kumar, Uttara, et al. AIDS Education and Prevention. 21 (5): 447.
  • 2008. “Program Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs in the United States and Developing Countries.” With David Holtgrave and Amy Gregowski. In HIV Prevention. Kenneth Mayer and Hank Pizer, eds. London: Academic Press.
  • 2007. “Getting results used: evidence from reproductive health programmatic research in Guatemala.” With Brambila, Carlos, et al. Health Policy and Planning. 22 (4): 234-245.
  • 2007. “Changes in Contraceptive Method Mix in Developing Countries.” With Seiber, Eric and Tara Sullivan. International Family Planning Perspectives. 33 (3): 111-123.
  • 2007. “Guatemala: The Pioneering Days of the Family Planning Revolution.” With Santiso-Gálvez, Roberto. In The Global Family Planning Revolution. Warren C. Robinson and John A. Ross, eds. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank. 137-154.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Fundamentals of Program Evaluation

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 5

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