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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…

MPH Student Caroline Conrad Helps Lead Interdisciplinary UVA Team to Top Three Finish in National Competition

MPH Student Caroline Conrad helped lead UVA’s interdisciplinary "Team Spindalis," which won third place last weekend in the University of Minnesota's 2021 Clarion Case Competition for their program “Per Pares…

Balkrishnan research group finds significant disparities in pediatric vaccinations in the United States

New research led by Rajesh Balkrishnan, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences at UVA School of Medicine, finds that significant disparities still exist in protecting infants from preventable chronic diseases…

Your Life Matters Vaccine Clinics: A Community Approach to Vaccine Equity

Dr. Jeanita Richardson and Jackie Martin (Director of Community Outreach, Sentara & Candidate MPH, UVA ) collaborated with local pastors and volunteers to host Your Life Matters COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics…

Valdez Leading Efforts to Organize Vaccine Events for Disability Community

Dr. Rupa Valdez has been leading efforts to create vaccination events focused on the disability community -- in partnership with many members of the UVA Health System, Virginia Department of…

Webb Named White House Senior Policy Adviser for COVID-19 Equity

The Office of President-Elect Biden has appointed Cameron Webb, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Science, as a Senior Policy Advisor for COVID-19 Equity on the White House COVID-19…

Ratcliffe Joins Executive Board of International Biometric Society

Professor Sarah J. Ratcliffe has been elected to the Executive Board of the International Biometric Society (https://members.biometricsociety.org/). She will serve a four year term starting in January 2021. The International…

 

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