Steven A. Harvey, PhD

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Steven Harvey is Assistant Professor of International Health in the Social and Behavioral Interventions program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he teaches qualitative research methods. His research interests include prevention and care-seeking behavior related to both infectious and chronic disease and maternal health. He has carried out studies on insecticide-treated bed net use for malaria prevention, acceptability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests among health workers and patients, barriers and facilitators to intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy, and, more recently, factors that affect the adoption and sustained use of cleaner burning cookstoves instead of biomass stoves. Prior to joining the Hopkins faculty in 2011, he was Senior Malaria Advisor at University Research Co., LLC where he provided technical support to President’s Malaria Initiative/USAID projects in Benin and Ghana. He has 18 years research and program experience in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States.