Faculty & Staff

Kathy Hosig, Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences Dept & Director, Center for Public Health Practice and Research

Kathy Hosig, Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences Dept & Director, Center for Public Health Practice and Research

 

Kathy Hosig, RD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, PHS
Director, CPHPR

(540) 231-6637
khosig@vt.edu


Sophie Wenzel, Assistant Director, CPHPR

Sophie Wenzel, Assistant Director, CPHPR

 

Sophie Wenzel, MPH
Associate Director, CPHPR

(540) 231-8173
swenzel@vt.edu


Hannah Menefee, Project Coordinator, CPHPR

Hannah Menefee, Project Coordinator, CPHPR

 

Hannah Menefee, MPH
Project Coordinator, CPHPR

(540) 231-1861
hmenefee@vt.edu


Lisa Homa, Research Associate, CPHPR

Lisa Homa, Research Associate, CPHPR

 

Lisa Homa,  MPH, MBA, RN, BSN
Research Associate, CPHPR

lmh217@vt.edu


Students

Shelby Borowski, MS is the Center Graduate Research Assistant. Shelby is currently a dual-degree student at Virginia Tech. She is a second year Master of Public health student in the Public Health Education concentration. She is also a fourth year doctoral student in the Human Development program, with a concentration in Family Studies. As a graduate assistant for the Center, Shelby assists with evaluation procedures including implementing data collection measures, analyzing data, and disseminating evaluation findings via reports and presentations – for several projects.

Madeline Murray is a first year Master of Public Health student in the Public Health Education concentration. As a Graduate Research Assistant in the Center, Madeline is assisting mainly with the evaluation of the CDC 1422 Grant which is focused on creating a local and joint approach to prevent and reduce high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, heart disease and stroke. She is also assisting with several other projects.

Laura Nelson, MS, MPH is a second year PhD student in Human Development and a graduate of the MPH program at Virginia Tech in both the Infectious Disease and Public Health Education concentrations. As a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center she is assisting with a Community Health Assessment for Covington and a USDA funded project supporting rural health and safety education on opioid misuse in rural Virginia.

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