Stella Babalola, PhD
Research Director, Project SEARCH | Associate Professor
Dr. Babalola has over 26 years of experience in international health, teaching, communication and research. Currently, she is Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Babalola has a strong record of publication, including books, book chapters and articles in scholarly journals, such as Social Science and Medicine, AIDS & Behaviour, Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children and Youth, Journal of African AIDS Research, Maternal and Child Health Journal and Child Health Care.
During the last five years, Dr. Babalola’s research at CCP has been largely in the area of HIV risk reduction, childhood immunization and adolescent reproductive health. She also provided assistance in establishing M&E systems, designing indicators, developing strategies, evaluating the impact of communication programs, and building local capacity in several countries. Dr. Babalola is fluent in French and Yoruba.