DrPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2019
MPH, George Washington University, 2009
BA, The College of William and Mary, 2004
My research interests center around methods for monitoring health systems and capacity building for implementing evaluation methods at the country level. My research aims to improve maternal and child health in low-resource settings with a focus on (1) efforts to improve the measurement of quality of care for maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) interventions, and (2) large-scale effectiveness evaluations of MNCH programs.
Honors and Awards
Delta Omega (2019)
- Sheffel, A., Heidkamp, R., Mpembeni, R., Bujari, P., Gupta, J., Niyeha, D., Aung, T., Bakengesa, V.,
Msuya, J., Munos, M., Kennedy, C. (2019). Understanding client and provider perspectives of antenatal care
service quality: a qualitative multi-method study from Tanzania. Journal of Global Health. 2019;9(1):011101. doi:10.7189/jogh.09.01101
- Sheffel, A., Karp, C., Creanga, A. (2018). Utility of Service Provision Assessments and Service Availability
and Readiness Assessments for monitoring quality of maternal and newborn health services in low-income
and middle-income countries. BMJ Global Health, 3(6). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001011
- Sheffel, A., Wilson, E., Munos, M., Zeger, S. (2019). Methods for analysis of complex survey data: An
application using the Tanzanian 2015 Demographic and Health Survey and Service Provision Assessment.
Journal of Global Health.
- Rao, K., Sheffel, A. (2018). Quality of Clinical Care and Bypassing of Primary Health Centers in India. Social
Science and Medicine, 207, 80-88. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.04.040
- O’Neill, K., Takane, M., Sheffel, A., et al. (2013) Monitoring service delivery for universal health coverage:
the Service Availability and Readiness Assessment. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 91(12), 923-931. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.12.116798
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