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Associate Professor and Director of Global Public Health and Community Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Cecília Tomori is an anthropologist and public health scholar whose work addresses health inequities through teaching, research, and active engagement in global and community health. Her research investigates the structural and sociocultural drivers that shape patterns of health and illness, with a focus on maternal and child health as well as sexual and reproductive health. This work centers on deep engagement with the lived experiences of local and global communities. Dr. Tomori has collaborated with colleagues at Johns Hopkins and beyond on breastfeeding, infant sleep, and infectious disease prevention. She has authored three books on breastfeeding and reproduction, and numerous publications on a range of public health issues in journals including Social Science and Medicine, Maternal Child Nutrition, AIDS and Behavior, Archives of Sexual Behavior, and BMC Public Health.

Experience

  • –present
    Director of Global Public Health and Community Health, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing