Category: Highlights

Meyer elected to Reagan-Udall Foundation Board

Robert J. Meyer, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and founding and current Director of the Virginia Center for Translational and Regulatory Sciences (VCTRS), has been elected to the Board…

Balkrishnan, Cancer Center colleagues featured in Cavalier Daily, UVAToday

Research by the Department's Rajesh Balkrishnan and colleagues in the Cancer Center has been featured in The Cavalier Daily and UVAToday.

Yan and Colleagues Present at Nephrology Society Annual Meeting

Professor of Public Health Sciences Guofen Yan and colleagues recently presented study findings to further the understanding of minorities’ survival advantage on dialysis at the 2015 American Society of Nephrology…

Balkrishnan guests on WINA morning show

Professor of Public Health Sciences Rajesh Balkrishnan spoke on WINA's morning show about breast cancer care issues highlighted by recent research. Listen to the podcast here.

Engelhard writes: We are all on the government dole

Our resident health care policy expert, Carolyn L. Engelhard, writes regularly for The Hill. Read her latest explanation of the intricacies of American health care policy here.

Center for Health Policy airs presentations from 2015 Fall Conference

The Center for Health Policy has made available online the presentations from its 2015 Fall Conference: "Tailoring Treatments to Individual Patients: the Promise and Policy Challenges of Precision Medicine." Panel…

Yan, et al. publish findings shedding light on state-level variations in treatment of kidney disease

More than 600,000 Americans in 2012 were treated for kidney failure (end-stage renal disease or ESRD). A growing body of evidence indicates that many of these patients could have experienced…

Research Team Applies 2SFCA to Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment in Appalachia

A research team including Public Health Sciences' Rajesh Balkrishnan, Roger Anderson, and Fabian Camacho recently turned up more detailed evidence of barriers to cancer diagnosis and treatment with the novel…

Richardson Promotes Public Health in Schools

Jeanita W. Richardson, Ph.D., has distinguished herself nationally as an expert in facilitating the education and health collaborations needed to create and sustain school-based health care centers (SBHCs), a healthcare…

Maya Wright Receives Global Health Grant

Maya Wright is a rarity:­ a woman in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field. Rarer still, she is an African-American woman in the STEM field. In 2014, the…