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Paula Alio

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressPublic Health Sciences
265 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
2010     Outstanding Research Achievement Award  | Research & Innovations Univ of South Florida
2010     Young Professional Achievement Award  | National MCH Epidemiology, CDC
Research: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Women's Health; Maternal Child Health; Perinatal outcomes; Program Evaluation; Global Health; Community Based Participatory Research.

Dr. Alio has extensive experience in community-based participatory research, qualitative and quantitative methods, and evaluation design. Her research areas include racial/ethnic health disparities and global health. Specifically, Dr. Alio focuses on the impact of behavioral, psychosocial and environmental factors on pregnancy outcomes, particularly among African Americans. Her international research is in women's reproductive health, HIV prevention, intimate partner violence and pregnancy outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa.

 Selected Publications
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  1. Alio AP, Lewis CA, Scarborough K, Harris K, Fiscella K. A community perspective on the role of fathers during pregnancy: a qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013; 13:60.
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  2. Alio AP, Bond MJ, Padilla YC, Heidelbaugh JJ, Lu M, Parker WJ. Addressing policy barriers to paternal involvement during pregnancy. Matern Child Health J. 2011 May; 15(4):425-30.
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  3. Bond MJ, Heidelbaugh JJ, Robertson A, Alio PA, Parker WJ. Improving research, policy and practice to promote paternal involvement in pregnancy outcomes: the roles of obstetricians-gynecologists. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Dec; 22(6):525-9.
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