Dr. Anastasia Gage is a Professor in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences. Her current research focuses on women’s and adolescent health, particularly violence against women and child marriage, in low-income countries. Her work has examined dating violence perpetration, women’s experiences of domestic violence; power, control and sexual violence; and the linkages between maternal violence victimization and child physical punishment. She has been actively involved in implementing a school-based dating violence prevention curriculum in Haiti and in conducting research on gender norms.
OPP1159547 Bertrand (PI) 3/2017-2/2020
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation MOMENTUM: New Gender-transformative Integrated Model for First-time Parents in DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). Grant Amount: $4,800,000
The goal of this project is to provide nursing students training in counseling first-time mothers aged 15-24 and the fathers of their babies on family planning, birth preparedness, newborn care, and gender-equitable attitudes. Co-Principal Investigator and Project Director