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

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health

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. 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
  2. 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;
  3. 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;
  4. 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;
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2002 and 2005 and 2007 and 2008 and 2012 and 2013 and 2020


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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