Cynthia Stanton

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Cindy Stanton received her MPH from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her PhD from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). She is currently an assistant professor at JHSPH in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health.  Her work has focused on survey and census-based measurement and model-based estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality and health in developing countries. 

More recently, her work has combined population and health facility-based data.  Current efforts include: assessing the safety of expanding oxytocin coverage for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage; evaluating the prognostic capacities of classification systems for obstetric fistula, assessing changes in quality of life for women following surgical repair for fistula, establishing guidelines for the routine reporting of indication for caesarean section in low and high use areas, and documenting facility-based practices regarding induction and augmentation of labor.