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Mark R. Emerson, BS

  • Senior Research Associate

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E4038
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1980

Honors and Awards

Xi Sigma Pi - National Forestry Honor Society, 1980 Phi Kappa Phi - National Honor Society, 1982

  • Adolescent health, Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Family planning
  • program evaluation
  • contraceptive choice
  • adolescent sexual behavior.

Most recent publications

  • Cooper CM, Charurat E, El-Adawi I, Kim YM, Emerson MR, Zaki W, Schuster A. Postpartum family planning in Egypt: Evaluation of an integrated community-based maternal, neonatal, and child health program. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 42(2) June 2016: 57-69
  • Ayalew F, Kols A, Kim YM, Schuster A, Emerson MR, van Roosmalen J, Stekelenburg J, Woldemariam D, Gibson H. Factors Affecting Turnover Intention among Nurses in Ethiopia. World Health & Population, 16(2) December 2015: 62-74
  • Zhu Q, Gao E, Cheng Y, Chuang YL, Zabin LS, Emerson MR, Lou C. Child sexual abuse and its relationship with health risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults in Taipei. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health February, 2015 DOI: 10.1177/1010539515573075
  • Zhu Q, Lou C, Gao E, Cheng Y, Zabin LS, Emerson MR. Drunkenness & its association with health risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults in three Asian cities: Hanoi, Shanghai, and Taipei. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 147: 251-256, 2015
  • Brahmbhatt H, Kågesten A, Emerson M, Decker MR, Olumide AO, Ojengbede O, Lou C, Sonenstein FL, Blum RW, Delany-Moretlwe S. Prevalence and Determinants of Adolescent Pregnancy in Urban Disadvantaged Settings Across Five Cities. Journal of Adolescent Health 55(6s): S48–S57, 2014.
  • National Adolescent Mental Health Study