The Center for Public Health Practice and Research (CPHPR) at Virginia Tech partners with an interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff and students at Virginia Tech and community organizations to enhance public health practice and research in the region.

The Center supports community-based projects and studies by collaborating with community partners to compete for and secure funding, as well as providing public health content and service expertise. Through the Public Health Network, the Center partners with faculty, staff and students at Virginia Tech. The Center collaborates with these university partners on grant writing, study design, implementation and evaluation, and offers technical public health expertise.

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Contact Us

Sophie Wenzel, DrPH, MPH
Associate Director, CPHPR
(540) 231-8173
Population Health Sciences
Room 339
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061