Paige P. Hornsby, Ph.D.

Public Health Sciences

Paige P. Hornsby, Ph.D.

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Paige Hornsby focuses on global and community health and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses, including a new Maymester course in the Dominican Republic.  She directs student field placements and culminating experience projects in the Master of Public Health program.  She is also the Director of UVa’s Peace Corps Master’s International Program in Public Health, a Fellow at the Center for Global Health, and a member of the Improving Pregnancy Outcomes Work Group at the Thomas Jefferson Health District.  She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her research is in reproductive epidemiology and maternal and child health.


Assistant Professor
Assistant Director for Practicums and Research, Master of Public Health Program
Division of Patient Outcomes, Policy & Epidemiologic Research
Ph.D., 1992, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., Epidemiology

P.O. Box 800717
Tel: 1-434-924-8638
Fax: 1-434-243-5787
OMS Room 3895



Reproductive epidemiology
Maternal and child health

Teaching Responsibilities:

PHS 2050 - Introduction to Public Health
PHS 8900 - MPH Field Placement
PHS 8930 - MPH Culminating Experience

Recent Publications:

Gellerson D, Hornsby PP, Lowenhaupt SA, Bressler CJ, Burns WR, Friedman CF, Vaughn NH, Marshall SP, Park J, and Kellams A.  Prevalence of baby bottle versus breastfeeding graphics on products in national chain stores.  Breastfeeding Medicine 2012 (in press).

Jukic AMZ, Weinberg CR, Baird DD, Hornsby PP, and Wilcox AJ.  Measuring menstrual discomfort:  a comparison of interview and diary data.  Epidemiology 2008;19:846-850.