Vijaya Hogan

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Clinical Associate ProfessorHoganVijayaPhoto
Dept. of Maternal and Child Health
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina

Dr. Hogan is a perinatal epidemiologist. She is currently a Clinical Associate professor at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill , adjunct faculty in the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UNC School of Medicine and a  Research Fellow at the Sheps Center for Health Services Research. She previously served as the lead epidemiologist on the Preterm Delivery Research Group in the Pregnancy and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  In this capacity, she directed research and programmatic activities relating to understanding the etiologic contributors to health disparities in perinatal outcomes. She recently served as a member of the March of Dimes Scientific Advisory Committee for the Prematurity Campaign , the Preconception Care Workgroup, and was a technical advisor for the National Healthy Start evaluation project.

Her scientific interests include studies on the causes of infant mortality and preterm birth, the contributors to disparities in these outcomes; understanding  how social environment and historical factors translate into adverse maternal and infant outcomes, and developing strategies for achieving health equity.