Bridget Griffith

Population Health Predoctoral Trainee
Epidemiology
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Research Interests

Global health; Infectious disease; Vaccines; Survey methodology

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.

Selected Publications

Logan J, Nederhoff D, Koch B, Griffith B, Wolfson J, Awan FA, Basta NE. ‘What have you HEARD about the HERD?’Does education about local influenza vaccination coverage and herd immunity affect willingness to vaccinate?. Vaccine. 2018 Jun 27;36(28):4118-25.

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.