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
Director, CPHPR

(540) 231-6637
khosig@vt.edu


Sophie Wenzel, Assistant Director, CPHPR

Sophie Wenzel

 

Sophie Wenzel, DrPH, MPH
Associate Director, CPHPR

(540) 231-8173
swenzel@vt.edu


Rachel Silverman portrait

 

Rachel Silverman, PhD, ScM
Research Scientist, CPHPR

(540) 231-1865
rsilverman@vt.edu


Lisa Homa, Research Associate, CPHPR

Lisa Homa, Research Associate, CPHPR

 

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

lmh217@vt.edu


Hannah Menefee, Project Coordinator, CPHPR

Hannah Menefee, Project Coordinator, CPHPR

 

Hannah Menefee, MPH
Project Coordinator, CPHPR

(540) 231-1861
hmenefee@vt.edu


Students

Samantha Seay is a Graduate Research Assistant for the Center. She is a second year Master of Public Health student, pursuing a concentration in Public Health Education. At the Center, Samantha is collaborating with the Institute for Policy and Governance at Virginia Tech and New River Valley Community Services on the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic project. She is assisting with process evaluations, interviews, and data analysis during the project.

Harper Lovegrove is a Master of Public Health student in the Public Health Education concentration, simultaneously completing her Didactic Program in Dietetics. As a Graduate Research Assistant in the Center, Harper assists with the Empowering Healthy Families program by organizing training materials, providing technological assistance to the team, travelling to churches for baseline and follow-up data collection, and managing and analyzing program data. Harper graduated from George Mason University in 2017 with a Bachelors of Science in Community Health with a Nutrition concentration.

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