Tia M. Palermo

PhD

Dr. Tia Palermo.

Tia M. Palermo

PhD

Tia M. Palermo

PhD

Associate Professor
Division of Health Services Policy and Practice

Research Topics

Impacts of social policy on population health; global health; social protection; cash transfers; gender-based violence; sexual and reproductive health

Overview Publications

Selected Publications

  • Mussa EC, Otchere, F, Vinci V, Reshad A, Palermo T, on behalf of the ISNP Evaluation Team. (2021). Enrolment, linkages, and gaps in Ethiopian Community-Based Health Insurance: a cross-sectional study. Social Science & Medicine (in press).
  • Palermo T, Prencipe L*, Kajula L, on behalf of the Tanzania Cash Plus Evaluation Team. (2021). “Government implemented cash plus model reduces violence experiences and perpetration among adolescents in Tanzania.” American Journal of Public Health (in press).
  • Quiñones S*, Palermo T, Mnyawami Lukongo T, Luchemba P, Mitti R, Devries K, de Groot R, Khurshid A, Kuper H, on behalf of the Tanzania Cash Plus Evaluation Team. (2021). “Disability status and multi-dimensional personal well-being among adolescents in the Southern Highlands Region of Tanzania: results of a cross-sectional study.” BMJ Open (in press).
  • Prencipe L*, Houweling TAJ, van Lenthe F, Palermo T, Kajula L. (2021). Exploring multilevel social determinants of depressive symptoms for Tanzanian adolescents: evidence from a cross-sectional study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (in press).
  • Chzhen Y, Prencipe L*, Eetaama F, Luchemba P, Lukongo T, Palermo T, on behalf of the Tanzania Cash Plus Evaluation Team. (2020). Impacts of a Cash Plus Intervention on Gender Attitudes among Tanzanian Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health (online ahead of print).
  • Kidman R, Waidler J, Palermo T, on behalf of the Tanzania Cash Plus Evaluation Team. (2020). “Uptake of HIV testing among adolescents associated with adolescent-friendly services in Tanzania.” BMC Health Services Research 2020. 20:881. PMID: 32943066
  • Peterman A, Valli E, Palermo T, On Behalf of the LEAP 1000 Evaluation Team. (2020). “Government Anti-Poverty Programming and Intimate Partner Violence in Ghana.” Economic Development and Cultural Change (in press).
  • Palermo T, Cirillo C, Hall B, on behalf of the LEAP 1000 Evaluation Team, the PSSN Youth Study Evaluation Team, and the Tanzania Adolescent Cash Plus Evaluation Team. (2020). "Enhanced Life Distress Inventory: development and validation in two African countries." British Journal of Health Psychology (25): 728-753.
  • Palermo T, Valli E, Angeles G, Barrington C, Adamba C, Spadafora T, On Behalf of the LEAP 1000 Evaluation Team. (2019). “Impacts of a social protection program paired with fee waivers on enrolment in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme.” BMJ Open, 9(11).
  • Palermo T, Pereira A, Neijhoft N, Bello G, Buluma R, Diem P, Aznar Daban R, Fatoumata Kaloga I, Islam A, Kheam T, Lund-Henriksen B, Maksud, N, Maternowska MC, Potts A, Rottanak C, Samnang C, Shawa M, Yoshikawa M, Peterman A. (2019). “Risk Factors for Childhood Violence and Polyvictimization: A Cross-Country Analysis from Three Regions.” Child Abuse & Neglect, 88: 348-361.
  • Handa S, Daidone S, Peterman A, Davis B, Pereira A, Palermo T, Yablonski J. (2018). “Myth-busting? Confronting Six Common Perceptions about Unconditional Cash as a Poverty Reduction Strategy.” World Bank Research Observer, 33(2): 259-298.
  • Peterman A, Neijhoft AN, Cook S, Palermo T. (2017). Understanding the linkages between social protection and childhood violence: A review of the evidence. Health Policy and Planning 32(7): 1049-1071. doi:10.1093/heapol/czx033
  • Hjelm L, de Hoop J, Handa S, Palermo T. (2017). Poverty and perceived stress: Evidence from two unconditional cash transfer programs in Zambia. Social Science & Medicine, 177: 110-117.
  • Peterman A, Pereira AL, Bleck J*, Palermo TM and Yount KM (2017). Women's individual asset ownership and experience of intimate partner violence: Evidence from 28 international surveys, American Journal of Public Health, 107(5): 747-755. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.303694
  • Palermo T, Handa S, Peterman A, Prencipe L, on behalf of the Zambia CGP Evaluation Team. (2016). “Unconditional Government Social Cash Transfer in Africa Does not Increase Fertility.” Journal of Population Economics, 29(4), 1083-1111. DOI 10.1007/s00148-016-0596-x
*Mentored Student