PHS News

Man on a Mission: MPH Student Emmanuel Agymang-Dua Pursues Career in Global Public Health With Determination

Emmanuel Agyemang-Dua, 2018 graduate of UVA’s Master in Public Health program, returns from his World Health Organization (WHO) internship with a gift for Public Health Sciences Chair Ruth Bernheim and Graduate Education Coordinator Tracey Brookman (right). The poster, prepared as part of the Univer …

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Engelhard Addresses Work Requirements in Medicaid, PEIA in West Virginia, and Rising Insurance Premiums in Virginia

Our resident health policy guru, Carolyn Englehard, has been much in demand of late to explain some the puzzling aspects and changes in the health care landscape. WVTF: Comsumers Complain of Massive Health Insurances Hikes West Virginia Public Broadcasting: What Would ‘Fixing’ PEIA Really Look Like? …

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Balkrishnan, colleagues publish findings on generic immunosuppressants in AJT

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Valdez Receives 2018 Forward Under 40 Award from UWisconsin Alumni Association

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Rogawski Awarded K01 for Study of Methods Bridging Gap Between Epidemiologic Studies and Public Health Practice

Dr. Elizabeth T. Rogawski is PI on a recently funded career development award (K01) from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. She is mentored by Dr. Richard Guerrant (Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health), Dr. Min-Woong Sohn, and Dr. Daniel Westreic …

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Schildkraut Awarded Two R01s from NCI to Study Genetic Similarities Between Breast & Ovarian Cancers and Racial Disparities in Ovarian Cancer Incidence and Survival

Dr. Joellen Schildkraut is a recent recipient of two R01 grants from the National Cancer Institute, one in 2017 and one in 2018. Title: Genomic and Transcriptomic Analysis of Breast and Ovarian Cancers Ovarian and breast cancers share common genetic and lifestyle/environmental factors.  GWAS have id …

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Yan receives R01 from NIDDK to study higher incidence of end-stage renal disease in minorities

Dr. Guofen Yan recently received new R01 funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The project will use a rigorous statistical modeling approach to address longstanding clinically-epidemiological phenomena for racial/ethnic minority groups in chronic kidney d …

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