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Center for Human Nutrition


Marycatherine Augustyn

Research Associate
Internship Coordinator and Coordinator of Community Programs
Academic Degrees
PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; BA Drew University
Departmental Affiliation
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Departmental Address
BSPH, W4033
Research and Professional Experience

Promotion and conduction of collaborative research and activities between academic and public agencies for mutual benefit and interest; continuing education and training for public health professionals; public health information and data dissemination; research, training, and education in preventive health behavior and health promotion, primarily from the theoretical perspective of behavioral science; perinatal and prenatal health.

Behavioral Science; Collaboration; Continuing Education; Health Promotion; Internships; Perinatal; Prenatal; Prevention; Training


  • practice
  • community
  • maternal
  • child
  • internship
  • training
  • Behavioral Science
  • Collaboration
  • Continuing Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Perinatal
  • Prenatal
  • Prevention

Honors and Awards

2000. Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Award for outstanding service, Student Assembly, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

1998. Award for excellence in conference poster presentation. annual meeting of the Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association for “Redefining Core Maternal and Child Health Data Indicators” Augustyn Mc, Paige DM. Chang J. Nanda J, Adih W, Waterfield G.

Selected Publications

Paige DM, Witter F, Nanda J, Augustyn, Mc. Asymptomatic Bacterial Vaginosis and Preterm Birth: Evaluation of a Community Based Trial, submitted and in review by Obstetrics & Gynecology (2005).

Paige, DM., Augustyn, Mc., Witter, F., Adih, W., Chang, J. Bacterial Vaginosis and Preterm Birth. Journal of Nurse Midwifery, 1998.

Augustyn, Mc., Paige, D., Beilenson, P., Alexander, Chang, J., Waterfield, G. Promoting Community-Based Maternal and Child Health Services: A University-Health Department Partnership. Maternal and Child Health Journal 1(2), 1997.

•Augustyn, Mc., Simons-Morton, B., Adolescent Drinking and Drinking and Driving: Etiology and Interpretation. Journal of Drug Education, 25(1) 1995.

Augustyn, Mc., Maiman, L., Psychological and Sociological Barriers to Prenatal Care. Women's Health Issues, 4(1), 1994.

Simons-Morton, B.,...