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Dr

Meghan Bohren

Senior Research Fellow - Gender & Women’S Health
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Health inequalities
Maternal health
Women's health
Gender and health
Reproductive health
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
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Dr

Meghan Bohren

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Reproductive health
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Dr

Meghan Bohren

 

Meghan Bohren is a Senior Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Health in the Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. She currently leads research projects working to improve women’s experiences with pregnancy and childbirth care in low- and middle-income countries.

This includes primary mixed-methods research on the mistreatment of women during childbirth and respectful maternity care in Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea and Myanmar, and implementation research promoting labor companionship and reducing unnecessary caesarean section in Thailand and Myanmar. Meghan is also an Associate Editor with Cochrane’s Effective Practice and Organization of Care (EPOC) review group, where she focuses on systematic reviews impacting populations and systems in low- and middle-income countries, and methodological research related to qualitative evidence syntheses. She is also a co-coordinator of the CERQual (Confidence in the Evidence from Reviews of Qualitative Research) coordinating group. Meghan teaches post-graduate courses on Gender and Health, and Health Inequalities. Prior to coming to University of Melbourne, Meghan worked as a researcher at the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Reproductive Health and Research (Switzerland), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (USA), University of Medical Sciences and Technology (Sudan), and Population Services International (USA). She has led and collaborated on research projects in Sudan, Ghana, Guinea, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, India, Myanmar, Thailand and USA.

Projects

Displaying the 10 most recent projects by Meghan Bohren.

Additional Information

Implementing companion of choice during labour and childbirth and Robson classification, awarded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) 2019; Reaching full potential - Identifying Effective Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for young people in Australia, awarded by Economic and Social Participation Research Initiative Hallmark Seed Funding Scheme 2018; Better Outcomes in Labour Difficulty (BOLD), awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 2013-2017; How women are treated during facility-based childbirth in 4 countries, awarded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) 2013-2019

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 10 most recent scholarly works by Meghan Bohren.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

2015

Bernard & Jane Guyer Scholarship in Maternal & Child Health

2014

Caroline Cochran Scholarship in Population and Reproductive Health

2013

Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health PhD departmental scholarship

2011

Gates Institute for Population & Reproductive Health

2010

Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health MSPH departmental scholarship

2006

American Institute for Foreign Study International Scholarship

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Senior Research Fellow - Gender & Women’S Health

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

Johns Hopkins University

Doctor of Philosophy

Johns Hopkins University

Masters of Science in Public Health

Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Arts

College of William & Mary

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