Amy Ong Tsui
Amy Ong Tsui

Amy Ong Tsui, PhD

  • Professor

Departmental Affiliations

  • Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Primary)

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E4546
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

P:  443-287-3833
F:  410-955-0792
E: atsui1@jhu.edu


Education

PhD, University of Chicago, 1977
MA, University of Hawaii, 1972

Overview

Research interests include family planning, fertility, and related health issues in developing countries. My current research is on the effects of various family planning and health service delivery models on contraceptive, fertility, and sexual health outcomes in sub-Saharan African and other low-income countries

Honors and honors

State of Illinois, House of Representatives, Certificate of Recognition, 1981

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Summer Fellow, 1980

Delta Omega (Public Health) Honor Society

Robert J. Lapham Award, Population Association of America, 1999

Bernard G. Greenberg Alumni Endowment Award, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2004

Champion of Public Health, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2005

AMTRA Award, JHSPH, 2006-07

Golden Apple Award, JHSPH, 2009

Carl S. Schulz Lifetime Achievement Award, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health Section, American Public Health Association, November 2010

Research Interests

  • Population
  • fertility
  • family planning, reproductive health

Publications

Recent selected publications

  • Tsui A, Brown W, and Li QF. Contraceptive practices in sub-Saharan Africa. Population and Development Review (forthcoming).
  • John NA, Seme A and Tsui AO, Understanding the meaning of marital relationship quality among couples in peri-urban Ethiopia. Culture, Health and Sexuality 19(2): 267-278, 2017.
  • Li QF and Tsui AO, Maternal risk exposure and adult daughters’ health, schooling and employment: A constructed cohort analysis of 50 developing countries. Demography 53(3): 835-863, 2016
  • S. Ahmed, Q.F. Li, L. Liu, and A. Tsui. Maternal deaths averted by contraceptive use: Results from a global analysis of 172 countries. The Lancet 380 (9837): 111-125, 2012.
  • J. Cleland, A. Conde-Agudelo, H. Peterson, J. Ross and A. Tsui. Contraception and health. The Lancet 380(9837): 149-56, 2012.