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Amy J. Hobbs, MSc

  • Research Associate

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


Maryland Maternal Health Innovation Program

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MSc, University of Calgary, 2015
BSN, University of Calgary, 2010
BA, University of Calgary, 2008


Amy Hobbs is a registered nurse with extensive experience in the monitoring and evaluation of maternal and newborn health (MNH) programs in local, national, and international settings. She has expertise in epidemiology and clinical and non-clinical research methods, including the development and coordination of research studies and the collection, compilation, maintenance, and analysis of complex data sets. Prior to her return to JHSPH, Amy worked as the Provincial Director of Surveillance, Research, and Analytics at Perinatal Services BC in Canada, where she led the analysis of MNH indicators and engaged with clinicians and stakeholders for knowledge translation and quality improvement activities. Amy has also worked extensively as a consultant with the WHO, UNICEF, and various organizations in Uganda, Tanzania, and South Sudan.

Honors and Awards


50 Faces of Nursing: Amy Hobbs, BA ’08, BN ’10, MSc ’15, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2019

Best Oral Presentation in Population Health, 21st Annual Western Perinatal Research Meeting, Banff, Canada, 2013

Residence Life Professional Association (RLPA) Leadership Society, recognition for significant leadership contributions to the University of Calgary, 2008


Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AI-HS), ACPLF Clinician Fellowship, 2013 - 2015

Students for Development, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), 2013

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate (Master’s) Scholarship, 2012 – 2013

Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship, 2014

Ohlson Research Initiative (ORI) Graduate Student Stipend, 2012 – 2013

University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship, 2013

Shell Experiential Energy Learning (SEEL) Foundation, to support an experiential service-learning course for University of Calgary students in community development and ecotourism in Costa Rica, 2011

Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Health Professional Studentship, 2009 – 2010

Jason Lang Scholarship for Academic Merit, 2009 – 2010

University of Calgary Entrance Scholarship, 2003

  • Maternal Health
  • Newborn Health
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Surveillance and Response
  • Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Measurement
  • Data Analytics
  • Quality of Care