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Anne K. Sebert Kuhlmann, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Behavioral Science and Health Education
College for Public Health and Social Justice

Master of Public Health program

Courses Taught

Introduction to Global Health; Global Health Assessment and Evaluation


  • Ph.D., Health and Behavior Sciences, University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center
  • M.P.H., University of Michigan
  • B.S., Anthropology and Spanish, Emory University

Research Interests

Community mobilization; health behavior; HIV/AIDS; international public health; maternal health; program planning and evaluation; and reproductive health

Publications and Media Placements

  1. Sebert Kuhlmann A, Gullo S, Galavotti C, Grant C, Cavatore M, & Posnock S. Women’s and Health Workers’ Voices in Open, Inclusive Communities and Effective Spaces (VOICES): measuring governance outcomes in reproductive and maternal health programs. Development Policy Review. (accepted)
  2. Sebert Kuhlmann A, Altman L*, & Galavotti C. The importance of community mobilization in interventions to improve sexual, reproductive, and maternal health outcomes: a review of the evidence. Health Care for Women International. (accepted)
  3. Altman L*, Sebert Kuhlmann A, & Galavotti C. Understanding the Black Box: a systematic review of the measurement of the community mobilization process in interventions targeting sexual, reproductive, and maternal health. Evaluation and Program Planning, 2015; 49:86-97.

    *Student co-author

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition: Excellence in Teaching (Washington University)
  • Behavioral & Social Science Working Group's Research Award, CDC

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Evaluation Association, member
  • American Public Health Association, member

Community Work and Service

Dr. Sebert Kuhlmann joined the College for Public Health and Social Justice in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science and Health Education. She has an array of international experience in public health intervention development and program evaluation, and a well-established record of peer-reviewed publication in maternal and reproductive health.

She currently collaborates on maternal health research with indigenous populations in the Andean Highlands of Ecuador and on the evaluation of community mobilization interventions to improve maternal health outcomes in Malawi. Locally, Dr. Sebert Kuhlmann works with St. Louis-based organizations involved in global health work, including Dignity Period and Microfinancing Partners for Africa.

In addition, she supports SLU’s partnership with the National Autonomous University of Honduras. Currently, she teaches Introduction to Global Health and Global Health Assessment and Evaluation, two required courses for the M.P.H. concentration in global health.