UVA Master of Public Health Students Present at Virginia Public Health Association 2021 Annual Conference

UVA Master of Public Health students presented at the Virginia Public Health Association’s 2021 Annual Conference & Student Research Day.  The theme of this year’s conference was “Virginia’s Public Health in the Age of COVID-19,” and speakers included The Honorable Ralph S. Northam, Governor of Virginia and José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPH, President of the American Public Health Association.

Here is the list of students and the titles of their talks:

  • Grace Duncan,  “Evaluating the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Telehealth on University Student Access of Mental Health Resources”
  • Talayha Gilliam, “Improving Health Equity with Community-Based Actions: A Literature Review.
  • Monique Rajbhandari, “Fear, Frustration, and Fatalism: The Association Between Cancer Beliefs and Colorectal Cancer Screening Compliance in Virginia”
  • Jeannie Taylor, “An Analysis of Tobacco Retailer Density Around Military Bases in Texas”
  • Francesca Whitfield, “Support and Depression Amongst Black Men”