CTSA Visiting Scholar Grand Rounds Lecture - REGISTRATION REQUIRED


CTSA Visiting Scholar Grand Rounds Lecture – February 28

Lavanya Vasudevan, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.P.H. from Duke University, hosted by Emory University, will present her research on "Parent and Provider Perspectives on Childhood Vaccine Hesitancy" as a part of the new KL2 Visiting Scholar program. The talk will take place on February 28th at 12:00pm EST in Zoom. 

Dr. Vasudevan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and the Global Health Institute at Duke University. She is a member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and a faculty affiliate with the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research and the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. In her research, Dr. Vasudevan seeks to study and alleviate the complex challenges with vaccination delivery and uptake in low resource settings and in populations experiencing health disparities. Dr. Vasudevan completed her doctoral training in molecular biology and genetics at Cornell University and received her Master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is Certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Dr. Vasudevan is a recipient of the Duke Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Research and Career Development Award. Dr. Vasudevan participates in the CTSA Visiting Professorship Program across KL2 institutional hubs to provide an opportunity for KL2 scholars to give lectures at participating institutions with the goal of enhancing trainee experience, sharing science across disciplines, networking, and encouraging new team science collaborations.

The CTSA Visiting Scholar program consists of giving a virtual CTSA Grand Rounds lecture, which is open to the entire CTSA Consortium, and virtual meetings between KL2 Scholars and faculty at the host institution and their KL2 peers.   

Please visit the Zoom registration link to register and find more information about Dr. Vasudevan’s training and research.

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