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Caroline Moreau, MD

  • Associate Professor

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E4537
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, University of Paris XI, 2005
MD, University of Paris VI, 2003
MPH, University of Paris XI, 2001


Disparities in sexual and reproductive health: I am interested in exploring how different forms of social hierarchy, including gender, social class and race intersect to inform sexual and reproductive health processes and outcomes.

Sexual and reproductive health dynamics. I have particularly focused on advancing the understanding patterns of contraceptive use over time and how they relate to unwanted pregnancy and abortion rates

Honors and Awards

PFRH faculty citizenship award 2018

Robertson Chair for junior faculty (2012-2017)

NIH Postdoctoral Training Grant, 2 year research grant (2005-2007)

Philippe Foundation, 1 year research grant (2006-2007)

Concours des prix de l’internat de l’AP-HP (silver medal award), 1 year research grant (2002)

Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, graduate research fellowship (2000)

  • contraception
  • abortion
  • sexual and reproductive health
  • social disparities
  • adolescent health, gender
  • cross cultural analysis

Selected Publications from the last 5 years

  • Moreau C, Shankar M, Glasier A, et al Abortion regulation in Europe in the era of COVID-19: a spectrum of policy responses BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health Published Online First: 22 October 2020. doi: 10.1136/bmjsrh-2020-200724
  • Moreau C, Karp C*, Wood SN, Galadanc H, Simon, Kibira P, MakumbiF, Omoluabi E, Shiferaw S, Seme A, Tsui A. Reconceptualizing Women's and Girls' Empowerment: A Cross-Cultural Index for Measuring Progress Toward Improved Sexual and Reproductive Health. International family planning perspectives 2020;46:187-198
  • Bell SO, OlaOlorun F, Shankar M*, Ahmed D, Guiella G, Omoluabi E, Khanna A, Hyacinthe A, Moreau C. Measurement of Abortion Safety Using Community-Based Surveys: Findings from Three Countries. PLoS ONE 2019 14(11): e0223146.
  • Moreau C. Shankar M*, Becker S. Measuring unmet need for contraception as a point prevalence. BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001581
  • Moreau C, Mmari K, Guiella G, Vu Manh L, Maina B, Acharya R. Development of a cross cultural measure of Gender norms in early adolescence: results from the Global Early Adolescent Study. SSM- Population Health. SSM-Population Health 2018;7:014-14