Paige P. Hornsby, Ph.D.

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Paige Hornsby teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in global and public health, including a Maymester course in the Dominican Republic. She directs Integrative Learning Experience projects in the Master of Public Health program and is the primary academic advisor for students in the Global Public Health concentration of the Global Studies major.  She is also a Fellow at UVA’s Center for Global Health and a member of the Improving Pregnancy Outcomes Work Group at the Thomas Jefferson Health District.  She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her research is in reproductive epidemiology and maternal and child health.

Associate Professor
Assistant Director for Practicums and Research, Master of Public Health Program
Division of Population Outcomes, Policy & Epidemiologic Research
Ph.D., 1992, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., Epidemiology

P.O. Box 800717
Tel: 1-434-924-8638
Fax: 1-434-243-5787
Email: pph8c@virginia.edu
Old Med School, Room 3895

Expertise:
Reproductive epidemiology
Maternal and child health

Teaching Responsibilities:

PHS 3050 ­ Fundamentals of Public Health
PHS 3825/5825 ­ Global Public Health: Challenges & Innovations
PHS 3818/5818 ­ UVA in the Dominican Republic: A Community Health Experience
PHS 8930 ­ Master of Public Health Integrative Learning Experience

Recent Publications:

Kellams AL, Gurka KK, Hornsby PP, Drake E, Riffon M, Gellerson D, Gulati G, and Coleman V. The impact of a prenatal education video on rates of breastfeeding initiation and exclusivity during the newborn hospital stay in a WIC-eligible population. J. Human Lactation 2015 (in press).

Gurka K, Hornsby PP, Drake E, Kinsey E, Mulvihill E, Yitayew MS, Corriveau S, Lauer C, and Kellams A. Exploring intended infant feeding decisions among low-income women. Breastfeed. Med. 9:377-384, 2014.

Gellerson D, Hornsby PP, Lowenhaupt SA, Bressler CJ, Burns WR, Friedman CF, Vaughn NH, Marshall SP, Park J, and Kellams A.  Prevalence of baby bottle versus breastfeeding graphics on products in national chain stores.  Breastfeeding Medicine 2012 (in press).

Jukic AMZ, Weinberg CR, Baird DD, Hornsby PP, and Wilcox AJ.  Measuring menstrual discomfort:  a comparison of interview and diary data.  Epidemiology 2008;19:846-850.