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Tyler English, GPH Student, Conducts Research with Dr. Kelsie Kelly Smith to Help Public Housing Residents


Tyler English is a third-year student majoring in Global Public Health and Chemistry from the tidewater area of Virginia. He is an active student on grounds and in the local…

Chelsea Edwards–Research on “Protect Black Women: The Inhibitors of Skin Bleaching Product Regulation and Intervention in the African Diaspora”


A May 2023 graduate in Global Public Health and Spanish, Chelsea Edwards completed her GPH research project entitled, "Protect Black Women: The Inhibitors of Skin Bleaching Product Regulation and Intervention…

From Mollusks to Maternal Health in Public Health: Courtney Rogers, PhD, MPH


From mollusks to maternal health, Courtney Rogers, PhD, MPH, was working toward a public health career even when she did not know it. Growing up in Virginia, Courtney was undecided…

Swimming to Public Health: Jaycee Yegher


What do swimming, Harvard, UVA, and Public Health Sciences have in common? That would be Jaycee Yegher! Jaycee spent her last year of NCAA eligibility swimming for UVA’s team as…

Konstantine Khutsishvili and Liza Khutsishvili: Father/Daughter Graduates in Public Health Sciences


Editor’s Note: As another UVA graduation approaches, the Department of Public Health Sciences of the School of Medicine recognizes the important work that its graduates do to improve the health…

Two UVA MPH Students Receive Prestigious National Fellowships


Two students in the University of Virginia Master of Public Health Program have received prestigious national fellowships. Donavon Lea received the CDC Public Health Law Fellowship, and Abby Sacks accepted…

Harris, Drew A., M.D.


Dr. Harris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Medicine.  His research focus is in community-based participatory research (CBPR), Dissemination & Implementation…

Valdez and UVA Co-PIs awarded RO1 from National Library of Medicine


Dr. Rupa Valdez (Public Health Sciences), Dr. Steve Patek (Systems and Information Engineering), Dr. Mark Deboer (Pediatric Endocrinology), and Dr. Daniel Chernavvsky (Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences) are PIs on a…

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, 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…