Julie G. Mottl-Santiago, DrPH, CNM
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
BSN, Simmons College
BA, Tufts University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Expertise includes: midwifery care, community doula outcomes, Medicaid and maternity care services, public health approaches to maternal and infant health

Special Clinical
Boston Medical Center
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Birth Sisters
11/01/2021 - 10/31/2023 (PI)
Massachusetts Health Policy Commission

Intensive Case Management Services
09/01/2014 - 03/31/2019 (PI)

Best Beginnings for Babies (BBB)
01/01/2015 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
W K Kellogg Fdtn

Birth Sisters
03/15/2011 - 03/14/2012 (PI)

Birth Sisters expansion to at-risk families earlier during pregnancy
01/01/2009 - 12/31/2009 (PI)
Cabot Family Charitable Trust

Healthy Beginnings, Birth to Home-Birth Sisters Program
08/01/2007 - 07/31/2008 (PI)
Procter & Gamble

Boston HealthNet Perinatal Network Project Baby
01/01/2007 - 12/31/2007 (PI)
March of Dimes


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  1. Burrowes SAB, Casey SM, Pierre-Joseph N, Talbot SG, Hall T, Christian-Brathwaite N, Del-Carmen M, Garofalo C, Lundberg B, Mehta PK, Mottl-Santiago J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Weber A, Yarrington CD, Perkins RB. COVID-19 pandemic impacts on mental health, burnout, and longevity in the workplace among healthcare workers: A mixed methods study. J Interprof Educ Pract. 2023 Sep; 32:100661.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37305404; PMCID: PMC10248469; DOI: 10.1016/j.xjep.2023.100661;
  2. Iverson RE, Zhang M, Jansen EM, Trucks E, Iorio R, Combs G, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Norris M, Lambert L, Katzmark R, Vyas P, Abbott JF. Implementation of a pharmacological prophylaxis bundle to prevent obstetric-associated venous thromboembolism. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2023 Feb 21; 80(5):296-303.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36264668; DOI: 10.1093/ajhp/zxac308;
  3. McGuinness C, Mottl-Santiago J, Nass M, Siegel L, Onyekwu OC, Cruikshank A, Forman R, Weir G. Dyadic Care Mobile Units: A Collaborative Midwifery and Pediatric Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2022 Nov; 67(6):714-719.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36426893; DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.13432;
  4. Mottl-Santiago J, Herr K, Rodrigues D, Walker C, Walker C, Feinberg E. The Birth Sisters Program: A Model of Hospital-Based Doula Support to Promote Health Equity. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2020; 31(1):43-55.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32037316
  5. Mottl-Santiago J, Fox CS, Pecci CC, Iverson R. Multidisciplinary collaborative development of a plain-language prenatal education book. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2013 May-Jun; 58(3):271-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23647968; DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12059;
  6. Pecci CC, Mottl-Santiago J, Culpepper L, Heffner L, McMahan T, Lee-Parritz A. The birth of a collaborative model: obstetricians, midwives, and family physicians. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2012 Sep; 39(3):323-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22963692; DOI: 10.1016/j.ogc.2012.05.001;
  7. Strafford MA, Mottl-Santiago J, Savla A, Soodoo N, Borgatta L. Relationship of obesity to outcome of medical abortion. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 May; 200(5):e34-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19110221; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2008.10.016;
  8. Mottl-Santiago J, Walker C, Ewan J, Vragovic O, Winder S, Stubblefield P. A hospital-based doula program and childbirth outcomes in an urban, multicultural setting. Matern Child Health J. 2008 May; 12(3):372-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17610053
  9. Chen AY, Mottl-Santiago J, Vragovic O, Wasserman S, Borgatta L. Bleeding after medication-induced termination of pregnancy with two dosing schedules of mifepristone and misoprostol. Contraception. 2006 Apr; 73(4):415-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 16531178
  10. Mottl-Santiago J. Women's public health policy in the 21st century. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2002 Jul-Aug; 47(4):228-38. PMID: 12138930

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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2023


2021 Boston University: The Eugene Declercq Award for Excellence in a Public Health Practice Dissertation
2016-2018 Boston University School of Public Health: Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Applied Research Fellowship, Dissertation Funding
2011 Boston University School of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN: Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Teaching Award
2011 American College of Nurse Midwives: ACNM/ACOG's 2011 Issue of the Year, Collaborative Practice in Maternity Care, finalist paper
2010 Boston University School of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN: Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Student Teaching Award
2008 Boston University: School of Public Health Maternal Child Health Alumni award
2003 Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health: Excellence in Writing, Best Paper Award
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maternity care
public health

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