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Anastasia J. Gage, PhD


Suite 2200-22
Anastasia Gage, PhD

Education & Affiliations

PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MA, University of Pennsylvania
MP, University of Ghana
BA, University of Sierra Leone/Fourah Bay College


Anastasia Gage’s current research focuses on adolescent health, gender-based violence, and maternal and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa and Haiti. She teaches Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation of Maternal and Child Health Programs in Developing Countries, and Adolescent Health Policies and Programs. Dr. Gage has extensive experience with the evaluation of population and health programs in Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Ethiopia, Haiti, Jamaica, Niger, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zambia. Prior to joining Tulane, Dr. Gage was a Technical Officer, Performance and Results Monitoring, for the Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival II Project. Dr. Gage has served as Tulane Principal Investigator for sub-agreements on USAID- funded projects, such as MEASURE Evaluation, APHIA II Evaluation (Kenya), and the Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) Associate Award. She is the 2014-2017 President of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population.

Dr. Gage also serves on the Scientific Advisory Group of icddr,b, Bangladesh, the Scientific Advisory Council of the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques (INED) of France, and the United Nations High-level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs.

Research Areas

  • Adolescent health
  • Gender-based violence
  • Maternal health

Honors & Awards

  • President, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2014-2017


View Dr. Gage's publication at her NCBI Profile Page.


IHSD 6870 Adolescent Health Policies and Programs