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Jane Trowbridge Bertrand, PhD

  • Professor - Adjunct

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 1900
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112


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MBA, Tulane University, 2001
PhD, University of Chicago, 1976
MA, University of Chicago, 1973

Honors and Awards

Elected to Delta Omega, national honorary public health society, in May 1981.

Received Dean's teaching incentive awards in 1994 and 1995 (based on course evaluations) at Tulane University. Received the Tulane President’s Office Employee Scholarship for the Executive MBA Program (January 2000-August 2001).

Received “Champion of Public Health” Award, Tulane, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, October 2001.

Received the Marjorie Horn Operations Research Award, November 2007, from the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID.

  • Health, Behavior and Society
  • Health communication
  • program evaluation
  • reproductive health
  • family planning
  • Guatemala
  • Bertrand, Jane T, David Holtgrave, and Amy Gregowski. (In press 2008) “Program Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs in the United States and Developing Countries.” In Kenneth Mayer and Hank Pizer (eds.), HIV Prevention. London: Academic Press.

  • Bertrand, Jane T. (2008), entry on “Program Evaluation” in the International Encyclopedia of Communication, Blackwell Publishing. The International Encyclopedia of Communication (ed. Donsbach), Wiley-Blackwell (Oxford, UK and Malden, MA).

  • Brambila, Carlos; Emma Ottolenghi; Celeste Marin; Jane T. Bertrand. 2007. “Getting results used: evidence from reproductive health programmatic research in Guatemala.” Health Policy and Planning. 22(4):234-245.

  • Seiber, Eric, Jane T. Bertrand, and Tara Sullivan, (2007), “Changes in Contraceptive Method Mix in Developing Countries.” International Family Planning Perspectives, 33(3):111-123.

  • Santiso-Gálvez, Roberto and Jane T. Bertrand. 2007. “Guatemala: The Pioneering Days of the Family Planning Revolution.” In The Global Family Planning Revolution, ed. Warren C. Robinson and John A. Ross, 137-54. Washington, DC: The World Bank.