Dr. Maeve Wallace is a reproductive epidemiologist with an interest in the social and policy determinants of women's health and health disparities. Her work has focused on the impact of intimate partner violence and neighborhood violence during and around the time of pregnancy. She published the largest national study to date on violent causes of death during pregnancy and postpartum. She works in collaboration with academic, government, and community partners to translate research findings into actionable efforts to improve women's health.
- Wallace, M. E., Crear-Perry, J., Green, C., Felker-Kantor, E., & Theall, K. (2019). Privilege and deprivation in Detroit: infant mortality and the Index of Concentration at the Extremes. International journal of epidemiology.
- Wennerstrom, A., Haywood, C., Wallace, M., Sugarman, M., Walker, A., Bonner, T., ... & Theall, K. (2018). Creating Safe Spaces: A Community Health Worker-Academic Partnered Approach to Addressing Intimate Partner Violence. Ethnicity & disease, 28(Suppl 2), 317-324.
- Wallace, M. E., Green, C., Richardson, L., Theall, K., & Crear-Perry, J. (2017). “Look at the Whole Me”: A Mixed-Methods Examination of Black Infant Mortality in the US through Women’s Lived Experiences and Community Context. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(7), 727.
Selected Research Grants
R01 HD092653 Wallace (PI) 8/27/2018-6/30/2023
Grant amount: $1,402,397
The major goal of this project is to identify contextual factors related to pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated mortality in the US.
R01 HD096070 Wallace (PI) 8/24/2018-6/30-2023
Impact of State-level Policies on Maternal Mortality
Grant amount: $1,204,000
The major goal of this project is to identify associations between state-level women’s health policies and maternal and infant mortality.
R01 HD095609 Theall/Branas (Co-PIs) 8/01/2018 – 7/31/2023
NIH / NICHD
Place matters - Adaptable Solutions to Violence at the Community Level
Grant amount: $2,840,053
The goal of this research is to assess the impact of greening and blight remediation on youth and adult violence.
Co-Investigators: Taylor and Wallace