Amy Ong Tsui, PhD
Senior Scholar, Gates Institute
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore , Maryland 21205
PhD , University of Chicago , 1977
MA , University of Hawaii , 1972
Research interests include family planning, fertility, and related health issues in developing countries. My current research is on the effects of various family planning and health service delivery models on contraceptive, fertility, and sexual health outcomes in sub-Saharan African and other low-income countries
Honors and Awards
State of Illinois, House of Representatives, Certificate of Recognition, 1981
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Summer Fellow, 1980
Delta Omega (Public Health) Honor Society
Robert J. Lapham Award, Population Association of America, 1999
Bernard G. Greenberg Alumni Endowment Award, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2004
Champion of Public Health, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2005
AMTRA Award, JHSPH, 2006-07
Golden Apple Award, JHSPH, 2009
Carl S. Schulz Lifetime Achievement Award, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health Section, American Public Health Association, November 2010
Population; fertility; family planning, reproductive health
S. Ahmed, Q.F. Li, L. Liu, and A. Tsui. Maternal deaths averted by contraceptive use: Results from a global analysis of 172 countries. The Lancet 380 (9837): 111-125, 2012.
J. Cleland, A. Conde-Agudelo, H. Peterson, J. Ross and A. Tsui. Contraception and health. The Lancet 380(9837): 149-56, 2012.
Pine Yeakey M, Muntifering C, Ramachandran D, Myint YM, Creanga AA, Tsui AO. The effect of contraceptive use on birth intervals: Results of a systematic literature review. Studies in Family Planning 40(3): 205-214, 2009.
F. Taulo, M. Berry, A. Tsui, B. Makanani, G. Kafulafula, Q. Li, C. Nkhoma, J. Kumwenda, N. Kumwenda, and T. Taha, “Fertility Intentions of HIV-1 Infected and Uninfected Women in Malawi: A Longitudinal Study”, AIDS and Behavior 13 (Suppl 1): 20-27, 2009.
A. Blanc, A. Tsui, T. Croft, and J. Trevitt. “Patterns and trends in adolescents’ contraceptive use and discontinuation in developing countries and comparisons with adult women.” Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2009 June: 35(2): 63-71.