Tara Casebolt is a Core Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor in Global Health. She has a PhD in Maternal and Child Health with a minor in Population Studies from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Her research is focused on access to reproductive health services for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. During her PhD program, she was a Pre-doctoral Trainee at the Carolina Population Center and served as an adjunct professor at Elon University in the departments of Public Health Studies and Poverty and Social Justice Studies.
Before beginning her PhD, she spent two years as an ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellow serving in the Ethiopia and Zambia CDC offices. Her work with the CDC focused on HIV prevention, gender-based violence, and monitoring and evaluation. She also spent a year as a William J Clinton Fellow for Service in India, working with a children's health and sanitation education program in Darjeeling, India.
Tara also holds bachelors degrees in social work and women and gender studies from Ohio University and a Masters of Public Health and Masters of Social Work with an emphasis on international development from Washington University in St Louis.