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Isabel Fulcher, PhD
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (INT), Harvard Medical School

Dr. Isabel Fulcher (she/her/hers) specializes in utilizing routinely collected data to evaluate the impact of programs and policies on health outcomes. She is particularly interested in integrating causal inference methods with implementation science to optimize the delivery of maternal health programs in Tanzania. She is passionate about partnering with program implementers, public health officials, and clinicians to ensure equitable access to evidence-based reproductive healthcare globally.


Harvard Medical School
Global Health and Social Medicine
641 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Gender diversity among aspiration-abortion patients.
Authors: Authors: Janiak E, Braaten KP, Cottrill AA, Fulcher IR, Goldberg AB, Agénor M.
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Syndromic surveillance using monthly aggregate health systems information data: methods with application to COVID-19 in Liberia.
Authors: Authors: Fulcher IR, Boley EJ, Gopaluni A, Varney PF, Barnhart DA, Kulikowski N, Mugunga JC, Murray M, Law MR, Hedt-Gauthier B.
Int J Epidemiol
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Improving health facility delivery rates in Zanzibar, Tanzania through a large-scale digital community health volunteer programme: a process evaluation.
Authors: Authors: Fulcher IR, Nelson AR, Tibaijuka JI, Seif SS, Lilienfeld S, Abdalla OA, Beckmann N, Layer EH, Hedt-Gauthier B, Hofmann RL.
Health Policy Plan
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Time Trends in Massachusetts Adolescents' Postabortion Contraceptive Uptake.
Authors: Authors: Cottrill AA, Fulcher IR, Goldberg AB, Sabino J, Fortin J, Janiak E.
J Adolesc Health
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State and federal abortion restrictions increase risk of COVID-19 exposure by mandating unnecessary clinic visits.
Authors: Authors: Fulcher IR, Neill S, Bharadwa S, Goldberg AB, Janiak E.
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Robust inference on population indirect causal effects: the generalized front door criterion.
Authors: Authors: Fulcher IR, Shpitser I, Marealle S, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ.
J R Stat Soc Series B Stat Methodol
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Errors in estimated gestational ages reduce the likelihood of health facility deliveries: results from an observational cohort study in Zanzibar.
Authors: Authors: Fulcher I, Hedt K, Marealle S, Tibaijuka J, Abdalla O, Hofmann R, Layer E, Mitchell M, Hedt-Gauthier B.
BMC Health Serv Res
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Estimation of Natural Indirect Effects Robust to Unmeasured Confounding and Mediator Measurement Error.
Authors: Authors: Fulcher IR, Shi X, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ.
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Massachusetts' Parental Consent Law and Procedural Timing Among Adolescents Undergoing Abortion.
Authors: Authors: Janiak E, Fulcher IR, Cottrill AA, Tantoco N, Mason AH, Fortin J, Sabino J, Goldberg AB.
Obstet Gynecol
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Heritability of fetal hemoglobin, white cell count, and other clinical traits from a sickle cell disease family cohort.
Authors: Authors: Bao EL, Lareau CA, Brugnara C, Fulcher IR, Barau C, Moutereau S, Habibi A, Badaoui B, Berkenou J, Bartolucci P, Galactéros F, Platt OS, Mahaney M, Sankaran VG.
Am J Hematol
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