Elli Leontsini, MD MPH

Position(s)

Faculty MSPH Coordinator Social and Behavioral Interventions in International Health

School(s)

International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

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formative research; operations research; survey methods, ethnographic research methods; qualitative research methods; behavioral trials; trials of improved practices; program evaluation methods; community participation; health education; health communication; health-seeking behavior; health behavior change; evaluation of school-based programs; evaluation of children's museum exhibits; vector-borne disease; mosquito-borne disease; tropical disease; Aedes aegypti; dengue fever; malaria; cysticercosis; Lyme disease; diarrheal disease; child survival; IMCI; water, sanitation, and hygiene; Central America; Honduras; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Puerto Rico; Dominican Republic; Peru; Brazil; Cambodia; Tanzania; Zimbabwe; Uganda; Liberia; Bangladesh; Equatorial Guinea

  • Nankumbi J, Groves S, Leontsini E, Kyegombe N, Coutinho A, Manabe Y. The impact on nurses and nurse managers of introducing PEPFAR clinical services in urban government clinics in Uganda.  BMC International Health and Human Rights 11(Suppl 1):S8, 2011  DOI 10.1186/1472-698X-11-S1-S8

  • Harvey SA, Olortegui MP, Leontsini E, Winch PJ.  “They’ll change what they’re doing if they know that you’re watching”: Measuring reactivity in health behavior due to an observer’s presence – A case from the Peruvian Amazon.  Field Methods 21(1):3-25, 2009 DOI 10.1177 / 1525822X08323987.

  • Winch P, Leontsini E, Lloyd LS.  Chapter XI: Community Control of Dengue Vectors.  In: SB Halstead (editor) Dengue. Tropical Medicine – Science and Practice Book Series Vol 5, London: Imperial College Press (pub) Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. (dist), 2008.

  • Harvey SA, Olórtegui MP, Leontsini E, Bustamante Pezo C, Olórtegui Pezantes LM, Winch PJ.  “The whole world will be able to see us”: Determining the characteristics of a culturally appropriate bed net among mestizo communities of the Peruvian Amazon.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 79(6):834-838, 2008.

  • Oswald WE, Hunter GC, Lescano AG, Cabrera L,  Leontsini E, Pan W, Paz Soldan V, Gilman RH.  Direct observation of hygiene in a Peruvian shantytown: Not enough handwashing and too little water.  Tropical Medicine and International Health 13(11):1421-1428, 2008.

People

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...
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Projects

Mpilonhle

Mpilonhle brings multi-dimensional services to adolescents in rural South Africa. Its objective is to reduce the very high...

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Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

This project, now in its second phase, aims to create an enabling environment for vaccines in India and contribute to...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

"Poshan", which means good nutrition in Nepali is ongoing research that involves two interlinked large-scale research studies...

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

CWH researchers are using polymerase chain reaction and mass spectrometry technologies to develop a microbial isolation and...

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