Dr Jasmine Fledderjohann - biostatistician

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Dr. Jasmine Fledderjohann is a social demographer with expertise in quantitative data analysis, social epidemiology, and reproductive, maternal, and child health. She has 11 years of experience conducting research on child maltreatment in the US. Dr. Fledderjohann has done research on sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa. Other research includes maternal and child health in low and middle-income countries.

Education

She holds a Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Sociology and Demography from the Pennsylvania State University. Has also earned a certificate in quantitative research methods. She has conducted independent and collaborative research at several academic institutions that include:

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • The University of Alaska
  • The University of Oxford

Extensive Experience

Dr. Fledderjohann has extensive experience analyzing both cross-sectional and longitudinal secondary data, employing quantitative modeling techniques including:

  • Linear
  • Logistic
  • Probit regression
  • Survival analysis
  • Multilevel modeling

Additional Experience

Dr. Fledderjohann has led semi-structured instrument design and qualitative data collection. She has also provided project oversight for a project on infertility in Ghana. Her work has appeared in a range of leading international social science and public health journals. Her work focuses on topics that include:

  • Nutrition among pregnant and breastfeeding women in India
  • Gender disparities in nutrition and mortality in India and Nepal
  • Paternal gender attitudes and child nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Measurement and social consequences of infertility in Ghana and Malawi
  • The impact of rising food prices on child health in South Asia

Countries: 

Nepal and India, Ghana, Malawi, Uganda, and Sierra Leone
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