Patricia O'Campo

Patricia O'Campo

Professor - Adjunct

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Primary)

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E4001
Baltimore , Maryland   21205
US        

416-864-5403
416-864-5485

Education

PhD

Overview

Social epidemiology focussed on women's and children's health and macro social health policy. Specific areas of research include: intimate partner violence; neighborhoods and health; mental health; women's health; evaluation of complex social interventions; children's health and development.

Honors and Awards

Greg Alexander Award for Advancing Science awarded by the MCH Coalition for Excellence, 2008. Lorretta Lacey Award, Association of the Teachers of Maternal and Child Health, February 2002 AMTRA (Advising, Mentoring & Teaching Recognition Award), Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Student Assembly, 2000-2001 Institute of Medicine National Research Council Recognition of Young and Mid-Career Child and Family Scholars, May 1998 AMTRA (Advising, Mentoring & Teaching Recognition Award), Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Student Assembly, 1996. Elected to the Delta Omega Society (honorary public health society), Alpha Chapter, May 1996. Outstanding Research Award, National Perinatal Association 1995 Clinical Conference and Exposition, November 1995. AMTRA (Advising, Mentoring & Teaching Recognition Award), Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Student Assembly, 1995. Young Professional Award - Maternal and Child Health Section of the American Public Health Association, 1994. Teaching Quality Award for the course "Research Methods in Maternal and Child Health", Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Student Assembly, 1993. American Lung Association of Maryland's Distinguished Service Award for Smoking & Health, Sept. 1992. Participant in the National Institutes for Mental Health (NIMH) Workshop for New Minority Investigators for AIDS Research, 1991. Johns Hopkins Alumni Association's Centennial Award for Outstanding Poster, June 1989. Graduated with Honors, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.

Research Interests

Population, Family and Reproductive Health Sciences, Social epidemiology, Urban Health, Women's health, Intimate partner violence, Multi-level Modeling, Infant mortality, Pregnancy, Public Health, Mental Health, Statistics, Violence, AIDS

Publications

  • Muntaner C, Borrell C, Ng E, Espelt A, Rodriguez Sanz M, Chung H, Benach J & O'Campo P Finding Politics in Social Epidemiology.  Sociology of Health and Illness (in press)
  • O'Campo P, Kirst M, Tsamis C, Chambers C, Ahmad F: Implementing successful intimate partner violence screening programs in health care settings: Evidence generated from a realist-informed systematic review. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Mar;72(6):855-66
  • O’Campo P, Caughy M, Nettles S.  Partner abuse or violence, parenting and neighborhood influences on children’s behavioral problems. Social Science & Medicine 2010 May;70(9):1404-15
  • Hwang S., Wilkins R., Tjepkema M., O’Campo P., Dunn J: Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses, and hotels in Canada: An 11-year follow-up study BMJ BMJ. 2009 Oct 26;339:b4036.
  • O’Campo P., Ahmad F., Cyriac A. “Chapter 12: Role of Healthcare Professionals in preventing and intervening on IPV”. Domestic Violence: A multi-professional approach for healthcare practitioners Edited By June Keeling & Tom Mason. Published by Open University Press. p 107-115. May 2008.