Category: Highlights

Valdez to Testify Before Congress on Health Equity Gaps Affecting People with Disabilities

7/20/2021

Dr. Rupa Valdez, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and Engineering at the University of Virginia, will testify before a Congressional sub-committee hearing Feb 3, 2022, on "Bridging Health Equity…

Wages Awarded RO1 To Develop Novel Early-Phase Clinical Trial Designs That Adaptively Use Late-Onset Toxicities

6/1/2021

Dr. Nolan Wages is the Principal Investigator of a recently awarded NIH/NCI R01 entitled “Dose-finding designs for late-onset toxicities.” This project aims to develop novel early-phase clinical trial designs that…

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

4/13/2021

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

4/13/2021

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…

Valdez Appointed To Two National Panels, Honored for Creation of New Field of Patient Ergonomics, and Named Editor of Journal

4/11/2021

Dr. Rupa Valdez, an associate professor in Public Health Sciences and Engineering Systems and Environment, has been honored with two national appointments. She will serve on the Board of Directors for the…

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

3/15/2021

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…