Kristen Rice, MPH

Kristen Rice, MPH

  • MPH, Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2014
  • BA, Political Science and Human Geography (Cultures, Regions and International Development Option), Virginia Tech, 2006

Research Interests/Current Projects:

Kristen is interested in Gerontology, specifically the social and psychological aspects of aging and late-life transitions. Other interests include the impact of residential segregation on immigrant health outcomes and other social determinants of health.

What brought you to VCU and/or Public Health:

Before starting the MPH program at VCU, Kristen worked for a community based organization that focused on HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis prevention. She currently splits her time between STD surveillance at the Virginia Department of Health and working as a research assistant for Dr. Mezuk.

Hobbies or an interesting factoid:

Kristen lived in Eastern African for 18 years before coming to the US for college. Kristen also enjoys designing unofficial logos for GREMAP.

Where are they now?

Research Consultant, The Lewin Group