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Francoise Grossmann, RN, MPH

Assistant Professor

Suite 2200
Prof. Grossman

Education & Affiliations

MPH, Tulane University
RN, Hautes Ecoles de La Sante, Lausanne (Switzerland)


Francoise Grossmann’s training combines nursing, cultural anthropology and public health. She specialized in women’s sexual and reproductive health, and maternal and child health. Her geographical focus is Africa although she has also worked in Europe and USA. She has been involved in research projects that examined the behavioral and cultural factors associated with HIV prevention, barriers to access to maternal care and family planning services in USA and Sub-Saharan Africa. She has many years of experience providing capacity building training to health providers domestically and internationally. She worked for various international organizations and she currently serves as a consultant for LINKAGES for African francophone countries. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in maternal and child health and program monitoring and evaluation. 

Research Areas

  • Women's reproductive and sexual health
  • Maternal and child health

Honors & Awards

  • 2015: Tulane University SPHTM Student Government Association Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2021: Tulane University Undergraduate Public Health Outstanding Teaching Award


View Professor Grossmann's publications at her NCBI profile page.


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