Kathryn Barker

Title(s)Assistant Adjunct Professor, Medicine
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-6242-0217 Additional info
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    Harvard University, TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MAScD05/2018Social Epidemiology
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NCMPH12/2010Global Public Health
    Hamline University, St. Paul, MNBA05/2004International Studies (Economic Development)

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    Dr. Kathryn M. Barker is a social epidemiologist with expertise in adolescent sexual and reproductive health and violence, social and gender norms, multi-level modeling, and social network effects. In addition to her academic research, Dr. Barker has worked in global adolescent health at USAID and non-profit international research organizations, and is committed to narrowing the research-to-policy divide.

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    Social Network Dynamics of Adolescent Gender Socialization, Alcohol Use, and Sexual Violence
    NIH K01AA028557Aug 6, 2021 - Jul 31, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Adolescent Transitions in West Africa (ATWA)
    Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs 200448Nov 13, 2020 - Nov 30, 2023
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Using Responsive Feedback in Scaling a Gender Norms-Shifting Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2023 Dec 18; 11(Suppl 2). Barker KM, Gayles J, Diakité M, Diantisa FG, Lundgren R. PMID: 38110200; PMCID: PMC10727463.
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    2. Adolescent alcohol use: use of social network analysis and cross-classified multilevel modeling to examine peer group, school, and neighborhood-level influences. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2023 Sep 03; 49(5):576-586. Barker KM, Brown S, Pitpitan EV, Shakya HB, Raj A. PMID: 37433106.
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    3. The Impacts of Two Gender-Transformative Interventions on Early Adolescent Gender Norms Perceptions: A Difference-in-Difference Analysis. J Adolesc Health. 2023 07; 73(1S):S55-S64. Beckwith S, Li M, Barker KM, Gayles J, Kågesten AE, Lundgren R, Villalobos Dintrans P, Wilopo SA, Moreau C. PMID: 37330822.
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    4. Understanding How Gender Transformative Interventions Affect Adolescent Sexuality: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. J Adolesc Health. 2023 07; 73(1S):S65-S73. Hunersen K, Li M, Pinandari AW, Mbela P, van Reeuwijk M, Barker KM, Maddaleno M, Moreau C. PMID: 37330823.
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    5. Balancing Quality, Intensity and Scalability: Results of a Multi-level Sexual and Reproductive Health Intervention for Very Young Adolescents in Kinshasa. J Adolesc Health. 2023 07; 73(1S):S33-S42. Gayles J, Yahner M, Barker KM, Moreau C, Li M, Koenig L, Mafuta E, Mbela P, Lundgren R. PMID: 37330819.
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    6. Do gender-equitable attitudes translate to gender-equitable chore-sharing behavior? A sex-stratified longitudinal analysis among adolescents in Kinshasa. Afr J Reprod Health. 2022 Dec; 26(12s):88-97. Barker KM, Moreau C, Li M, Gayles J, Mmari K, Mafuta E, Hunersen K, Lundgren R. PMID: 37585164.
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    7. The power of women's and men's Social Networks to catalyse normative and behavioural change: evaluation of an intervention addressing Unmet need for Family Planning in Benin. BMC Public Health. 2022 04 07; 22(1):672. Kim TY, Igras S, Barker KM, Diakité M, Lundgren RI. PMID: 35392862; PMCID: PMC8988370.
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    8. Fostering gender equality and reproductive and sexual health among adolescents: results from a quasi-experimental study in Northern Uganda. BMJ Open. 2022 03 22; 12(3):e053203. Dagadu NA, Barker KM, Okello SBT, Kerner B, Simon C, Nabembezi D, Lundgren RI. PMID: 35318230; PMCID: PMC8943764.
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    9. Prevention of Sexual Violence in sport: A Socioecological Review. J Interpers Violence. 2022 07; 37(13-14):NP10618-NP10641. Milroy JJ, Hanna K, VandeLinde T, Lee DS, Kaufman KL, Raj A, Barker KM, Sitney M, Lipman A, Glace A, Kyler-Yano J. PMID: 35259023.
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    10. Understanding the Roles of Sport and Alcohol Use in Adolescence on Physical and Sexual Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration in Young Adulthood: Findings From a Sex-Stratified Multilevel Analysis. J Interpers Violence. 2022 07; 37(13-14):NP10539-NP10564. Barker KM, Raj A. PMID: 35259319.
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    11. Relationship between adolescent friendship networks and contraceptive use and unintended pregnancies in early adulthood in the United States. Contraception. 2022 06; 110:36-41. Dehingia N, Barker KM, Raj A. PMID: 35202618.
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    12. Development of the India Patriarchy Index: Validation and Testing of Temporal and Spatial Patterning. Social Indicators Research. 2021; (159):pages351–377. Abhishek Singh, Praveen Chokhandre, Ajeet Kumar Singh, Kathryn M. Barker, Kaushalendra Kumar, Lotus McDougal, K. S. James, Anita Raj. View Publication.
    13. Relative Risk of Intimate Partner Violence According to Access to Instrumental Social Support Among Pregnant Women in Eswatini Whose Partners Do and Do Not Drink Alcohol. J Interpers Violence. 2022 07; 37(13-14):NP12671-NP12684. Fielding-Miller R, Barker K, Wagman J. PMID: 33601969; PMCID: PMC10484112.
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    14. Cross-classified multilevel models (CCMM) in health research: A systematic review of published empirical studies and recommendations for best practices. SSM Popul Health. 2020 Dec; 12:100661. Barker KM, Dunn EC, Richmond TK, Ahmed S, Hawrilenko M, Evans CR. PMID: 32964097; PMCID: PMC7490849.
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    15. Time from COVID-19 shutdown, gender-based violence exposure, and mental health outcomes among a state representative sample of California residents. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Sep; 26:100520. Raj A, Johns NE, Barker KM, Silverman JG. PMID: 32864593; PMCID: PMC7444602.
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    16. Associations between village-level norms on marital age and marital choice outcomes among adolescent wives in rural Niger. SSM Popul Health. 2020 Aug; 11:100621. Shakya HB, Silverman J, Barker KM, Lapsansky C, Yore J, Aliou S, Brooks MI, Raj A. PMID: 32685655; PMCID: PMC7358742.
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    17. Social normative and social network factors associated with adolescent pregnancy: a cross-sectional study of 176 villages in rural Honduras. J Glob Health. 2020 Jun; 10(1):010706. Shakya HB, Darmstadt GL, Barker KM, Weeks J, Christakis NA. PMID: 32373336; PMCID: PMC7182389.
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    18. Freedom of Movement and Adolescent Sexual Violence in India. J Interpers Violence. 2022 01; 37(1-2):NP925-NP943. Raj A, Singh A, Silverman JG, Bhan N, Barker KM, McDougal L. PMID: 32401132; PMCID: PMC10734903.
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    19. Community engagement for health system resilience: evidence from Liberia's Ebola epidemic. Health Policy Plan. 2020 May 01; 35(4):416-423. Barker KM, Ling EJ, Fallah M, VanDeBogert B, Kodl Y, Macauley RJ, Viswanath K, Kruk ME. PMID: 32040166.
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    20. How are the domains of women's inclusion, justice, and security associated with maternal and infant mortality across countries? Insights from the Women, Peace, and Security Index. SSM Popul Health. 2019 Dec; 9:100486. Klugman J, Li L, Barker KM, Parsons J, Dale K. PMID: 31998827; PMCID: PMC6978497.
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    21. Gender Perspectives on Social Norms Surrounding Teen Pregnancy: A Thematic Analysis of Social Media Data. JMIR Pediatr Parent. 2019 Sep 17; 2(2):e13936. Barker KM, Subramanian SV, Selman R, Austin SB. PMID: 31536963; PMCID: PMC6753897.
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    22. Adolescent Sexual Initiation: A Cross-Classified Multilevel Analysis of Peer Group-, School-, and Neighborhood-Level Influences. J Adolesc Health. 2019 09; 65(3):390-396. Barker KM, Subramanian SV, Berkman L, Austin SB, Evans CR. PMID: 31196782.
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    23. Head Start Staff Reactions to a Novel Tobacco Intervention: A Qualitative Analysis. Am J Health Behav. 2016 11; 40(6):738-748. Keske RR, Barker KM, Geller AC, Hamasaka L, Sparks M, Moody-Thomas S, Jolicoeur D, Rees VW. PMID: 27779942.
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    24. Setting Priorities, Targeting Subsidies among Water, Sanitation, and Preventive Health Interventions in Developing Countries. World Development. 2012; 40(8):1546-1568. Whittington D, Jeuland M, Barker K, Yuen Y. View Publication.
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