Paula Frew recognized by Society for Prevention Research

Emory Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases faculty member Paula Frew, PhD, MPH, MA was recently awarded the Society for Prevention Research John B. Reid Early Career Award. This award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to prevention science through outstanding contributions to research, policy, or practice.

In her eight years as an Emory University School of Medicine faculty member, Dr. Frew has built an impressive research agenda and positioned herself to make enormous contributions to the areas of HIV/AIDS research, maternal and child health, and immunization practice.

She has served on 21 dissertation and thesis committees, and she has mentored and supervised more than 58 students, including Master of Public Health (MPH) and doctoral students, medical residents, and fellows. Dr. Frew has contributed to 33 journal articles, two chapters, and a book. She has also made long-lasting efforts to mentor those around her by supporting, training, and collaborating on manuscripts, posters, and academic presentations with young scientists.

Her work has been supported by grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Emory University.
Related Links
Paula Frew’s faculty biography
Emory Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
The Society for Prevention Research
Emory University Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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