Bridget Griffith

Population Health Predoctoral Trainee
Epidemiology
Biography

Bridget is a PhD student in Epidemiology with a focus in infectious disease, global public health, and vaccination. She joined the MPC in an official capacity in Spring 2020 as a Population Studies Predoctoral Trainee.

Bridget’s research currently focuses on the barriers and facilitators of on-time vaccination among mothers of young children living in Uganda. This is investigated using data from the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and data from a large household-level survey Bridget designed and administered in Kampala, Uganda in 2019.

Presentations

Infectious Disease Society of America “IDWeek” San Francisco, CA. Poster Presentation: Impact of a Herd Immunity Educational Intervention on Parental Concern About Measles. 

Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Annual Conference, Washington DC. Poster presentation: “Characterization of Emergency Care-seeking Patterns for Nontraumatic Conditions in Pregnant Women in the East African Setting, a Pilot Study.”

The International Conference on Emergency Medicine. Cape Town, South Africa. Oral presentation: "Development and usability testing of a data visualization platform for an African trauma data registry.