Katie Giessler, MPH

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    Hunter College, New York, NYMPH2011Community Health Education
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Katie Giessler, MPH, is a Senior Research Analyst for the SPARQ Project at the Institute for Global Health Sciences at the University of California in San Francisco. Katie is global health professional with extensive experience in non-profit and academic settings across a variety of health issues including provision of respectful, person-centered care for women seeking reproductive health services in global settings; reduction of maternal and child mortality in low-resource settings; and HIV prevention within marginalized communities in the US. Prior to joining SPARQ, Katie managed a large clinical trial in Ghana aimed at reducing infant and child mortality due to undifferentiated respiratory distress through the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP.) Currently, Katie manages all aspects of implementation of SPARQ’s Quality Improvement projects focused on improving patient-experience in reproductive health settings in Kenya and India. Additionally, Katie manages the implementation of a family planning intervention in Uttar Pradesh, India focused on improving the provision of person-centered care by community health workers that aim to increase the adoption of family planning methods in urban settings.
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    1. Can a quality improvement intervention improve person-centred maternity care in Kenya? Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2023 Dec; 31(1):2175448. Sudhinaraset M, Giessler KM, Nakphong MK, Munson MM, Golub GM, Diamond-Smith NG, Opot J, Green CE. PMID: 36857118; PMCID: PMC9980034.
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    2. Can changes to improve person-centred maternity care be spread across public health facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India? Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2021 Dec; 29(1):1-15. Sudhinaraset M, Giessler K, Nakphong MK, Roy KP, Sahu AB, Sharma K, Montagu D, Green C. PMID: 33704027; PMCID: PMC8011686.
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    3. Perspectives on implementing a quality improvement collaborative to improve person-centered care for maternal and reproductive health in Kenya. Int J Qual Health Care. 2020 Dec 15; 32(10):671-676. Giessler K, Seefeld A, Montagu D, Phillips B, Mwangi J, Munson M, Green C, Opot J, Golub G. PMID: 33057658; PMCID: PMC7737155.
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    4. Results of a person-centered maternal health quality improvement intervention in Uttar Pradesh, India. PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0242909. Montagu D, Giessler K, Nakphong MK, Roy KP, Sahu AB, Sharma K, Green C, Sudhinaraset M. PMID: 33306689; PMCID: PMC7732121.
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    5. A mixed-methods evaluation of the impact of a person-centered family planning intervention for community health workers on family planning outcomes in India. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Dec 11; 20(1):1139. Diamond-Smith N, McDonell C, Sahu AB, Roy KP, Giessler K. PMID: 33308230; PMCID: PMC7733295.
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    6. A comparison of intensive vs. light-touch quality improvement interventions for maternal health in Uttar Pradesh, India. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Dec 04; 20(1):1121. Montagu D, Giessler K, Nakphong MK, Green C, Roy KP, Sahu AB, Sharma K, Sudhinarset M. PMID: 33276773; PMCID: PMC7716449.
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    7. The Extended Role of Health Facility Cleaners in Maternity Care in Kenya. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2020 01 27; 46:1-12. Golub G, Sudhinaraset M, Giessler K, Dunlop-Korsness K, Stone A. PMID: 31990643.
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    8. Respiratory Pathogens in Children 1 Month to 5 Years of Age Presenting With Undifferentiated Acute Respiratory Distress in 2 District-Level Hospitals in Ghana. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Sep 25; 8(4):361-364. Wilson PT, Baiden F, Brooks JC, Giessler KM, Apio G, Punguyire D, Moresky RT, Sylverken J, Nyarko-Jectey K, Tagbor H, LaRussa PS. PMID: 30189029; PMCID: PMC7107477.
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    9. Providers and women's perspectives on person-centered maternity care: a mixed methods study in Kenya. Int J Equity Health. 2019 06 10; 18(1):83. Sudhinaraset M, Giessler K, Golub G, Afulani P. PMID: 31182105; PMCID: PMC6558853.
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    10. Impact of a Clinical Trial in Two District Hospitals in Ghana: Perspectives of Ghanaian Researchers. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2018 12; 13(5):486-493. Wilson PT, Giessler K, Morris MC. PMID: 30296898.
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    11. Do women's perspectives of quality of care during childbirth match with those of providers? A qualitative study in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Action. 2018; 11(1):1527971. Bhattacharyya S, Srivastava A, Saxena M, Gogoi M, Dwivedi P, Giessler K. PMID: 30295161; PMCID: PMC6179056.
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    12. Continuous positive airway pressure for children with undifferentiated respiratory distress in Ghana: an open-label, cluster, crossover trial. Lancet Glob Health. 2017 06; 5(6):e615-e623. Wilson PT, Baiden F, Brooks JC, Morris MC, Giessler K, Punguyire D, Apio G, Agyeman-Ampromfi A, Lopez-Pintado S, Sylverken J, Nyarko-Jectey K, Tagbor H, Moresky RT. PMID: 28495265.
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    13. How Doula Care Can Advance the Goals of the Affordable Care Act: A Snapshot From New York City. J Perinat Educ. 2015; 24(1):8-15. Strauss N, Giessler K, McAllister E. PMID: 26937157; PMCID: PMC4720857.
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