Roumie to direct Master of Public Health program

September 15, 2020

by Jake Lowary Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH, has been named director of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Master of Public Health program, a two-year interdisciplinary program accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

WATCH: Cervical cancer screenings are declining in Nashville women, despite clinical recommendations

August 31, 2020

Fewer Nashville women are seeking recommended cervical cancer screenings, a new surveillance study shows. Presented virtually during the annual International Papillomavirus Conference, Deepthi Pemmaraju, MBBS, MPH, CCRP, presented new results that analyzed cancer screenings among women on one private insurance plan and those on public insurance. Among women 18-20 from 2012-19, the study found 16.7% less screenings among women on public insurance and 9.7 less among women on private insurance.

Roumie selected as next director of Vanderbilt MPH program

August 26, 2020

By Jake Lowary A self-described “accidental researcher,” Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH, has been named the director of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Master of Public Health program, a two-year interdisciplinary program accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

New study examines coronavirus transmission within households

July 6, 2020

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators are leading a new study that examines the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, within households in Nashville. The study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims to understand how fast the infections spread within households and the factors that may be associated with that transmission. This is one of few longitudinal studies in the country that will examine coronavirus infections among close contacts.