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”