Maeve Wallace, PhD

Associate Professor

(504) 988-7305
143 S. Liberty St.
Maeve Wallace, Assistant Professor, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences

Education & Affiliations

PhD, Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology, Tulane University
MPH, Epidemiology, Tulane University
BS, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona


Maeve Wallace is a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist. Her research interests focus on the social, structural, and policy determinants of maternal and child health and health inequities. She is Associate Director of the Mary Amelia Center for Women's Health Equity Research (MAC) and the Doctoral Program Director for the Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences. Prior to joining faculty at tulane, she completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Washington, DC.  She is actively involved in collaboration with local and national community-based organizations and governmental agencies on efforts to improve maternal and child health and advance health equity.

Research Areas

  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Social Determinants of Health

Honors & Awards

2021: Tulane University Rising Star Award

2018: National Violent Death Reporting System New Investigator Award, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Public Health Association

2017: Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize, best manuscript published in Women's Health Issues 

2015: Fellow's Award for Research Excellence, National Insitutes of Health

2014: Fellow's Award for Research Excellence, National Insitutes of Health

2013: Outstanding Dissertation Award, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

2013: Award for Research in Women's Health and Sex Differences in Cardiovascular and Related Diseases, Building Interdisciplinary Research Chareers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program, Tulane University


Please view Dr. Wallace's publications at her NCBI profile page.


SBPS 8760 Social Epidemiology