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Anne K. Duggan, ScD

  • Vice Chair for Research
  • Professor

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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ScD, Johns Hopkins University, 1985


Anne Duggan, ScD is a professor of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Health Policy and Management, and Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is the director of the Home Visiting Research Network as well as co-principal investigator of The Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE). She also co-directs evaluations for three states – Hawaii, Maryland, and New Jersey – and serves as advisor to several other states in their competitive MIECHV grants. Her research is to strengthen the system of early childhood health, education, and family support services, and her approach incorporates the principles and methods of implementation science and theories of behavior to explain unintended variation in the scale up of evidence-based models in terms of service effectiveness, coordination, and fidelity.  

Honors and Awards

1980-1981 Kellogg Foundation Fellowship, 1995-Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, General Academic Pediatric Fellowship Honorable Mention for APA Teaching Award, 2002-Excellence in Mentorship Award, NRSA Trainees Research Conference Committee, 2002- John M. Eisenberg Award for Excellence in Mentorship, NRSA Trainees Research Conference, 2005-Center for Child Welfare Policy of the North American Resource Center for Child Welfare.  Herbert A. Raskin Child Welfare Article Award. Pro Humanitate Medal for Intellectual Integrity and Moral Courage

  • Child Welfare Dissemination Science Early Childhood Services 
  • Early Education Family Support Home Visiting Implementation Science Pediatrics Service Coordination
  • Duggan AK., McFarlane E, Fuddy L, Burrell L, Higman S, Windham A, and  Sia C. (2004) Randomized trial of a statewide home visiting program:  impact in preventing child abuse and neglect.  Child Abuse & Neglect. 28(6):597-622.

  • Duggan AK, Berlin LJ, Cassidy J, Burrell L, and Tandon SD.  (2009). Maternal Depression and Attachment Insecurity Moderate Home Visiting Impacts for At-Risk Mothers and Infants.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 788-799.

  • Crowne SS, Gonsalves K, Burrell L, McFarlane E, Duggan A. (2012) Relationship between birth spacing, child maltreatment, and child behavior and development outcomes among at-risk families. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 16(7), 1413-20.  

  • Duggan A, Minkovitz C, Chaffin M, Korfmacher J, Brooks-Gunn J, Crowne S, Filene J, Gonsalves K, Landsverk J, and Harwood R.  (2013). Creating a National Home Visiting Research Networks.  Pediatrics. 132 Suppl 2, S82-9.

  • McFarlane E, Burrell L, Crowne S, Cluxton-Keller F, Fuddy L, Leaf P and Duggan A. (2013).  Maternal Relationship Security as a Moderator of Home Visiting Impacts on Maternal Psychosocial Functioning. Prevention Science. 14(1): 25-39.