Two members of the JSF community will serve on a panel addressing global health disparities

John Burns, JS '15, and Sasheenie Moodley, JS '17, will take part in the 2020 Center for Global Health Equity Scholar Research Symposium

October 26, 2020

The University of Virginia’s Center for Global Health and Lifetime Learning will host a symposium on Monday, November 9 featuring two members of the Foundation alumni community, John Burns, the Elizabeth M. Forsyth Jefferson Scholar, and Sasheenie Moodley, the E. Paul Rogers Jr. Jefferson Scholar. This annual event brings together students and faculty representing multiple disciplines to share their innovative approaches to addressing global health disparities. The panel will highlight ongoing research conducted in collaboration with global partners, which enables discoveries that enrich and improve lives worldwide and in Virginia.


John Burns

Elizabeth M. Forsyth Jefferson Scholar

Sasheenie Moodley

E. Paul Rogers Jr. Jefferson Scholar



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