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Saba W. Masho, MD, MPH, DrPH

 

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Professor
Director of Epidemiology Graduate Programs, Division of Epidemiology 

One Capitol Square, 8th floor, suite 821
Phone: (804) 628-2509

Education

Academic Training and Positions

July 2016 – present - Professor of Epidemiology, Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

July 2016 – present - Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Adjunct Appointment, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

July 2008 – June 2016 -Associate Professor of Epidemiology and CommunityHealth School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

July 2008 – June 2016 -Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Adjunct Appointment, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

August 2001 – June 2008 - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health,  School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

November 2005 – July 2007 - Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Adjunct Appointment, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Nov. 1998 – Aug. 2001 - Assistant Professor of Family Practice Department of Family Practice, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia

August 1988 – Nov. 1991 - Physician (MD)  Primary Care Physician, Ethiopia

Affiliate Departments

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Psychology

Research Expertise

Maternal and child health and Violence Prevention. Specifically, youth violence prevention, perinatal health and research related to poor birth outcomes, health disparities; and provision of comprehensive care to under-served pregnant women; research related to women in violence, particularly sexual, domestic and youth violence; program evaluation and surveillance.

Teaching Expertise

Principles of Epidemiology: EPID 571. Fall Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. The principles of epidemiology course is an entry-level course for public health students and professionals such as, medical doctors, medical students, nursing and other students in the health sciences disciplines.  This course covers basic epidemiology theories and principles.  The course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of epidemiological research methods and their practical applications in understanding the distribution and determinants of diseases.  The course will also introduce the basic foundations of epidemiologic research design, data analysis and its translation into health care planning, management and policy formulation.  

EPID 694  MPH Program Research Project
Semester course; variable hours. 1-6 credits. Each student will complete a research project that demonstrates the application of the knowledge acquired in the MPH program. The student will answer one or more relevant research questions; the final product is a scholarly written report of publishable quality. A proposal must be submitted for approval and credits are assigned commensurate with the complexity of the project. 

EPID 692 Special Topics: Independent Study 
Semester course; variable hours. 1-6 credits. Provides the opportunity for students to explore a special topic of interest under my direction. Topic of study must be one related to my expertise but not covered in any other course offered through VCU. A proposal must be submitted for approval and credits are assigned commensurate with the complexity of the project.

Awards

Professional Affiliations

Selected Publications

Books, Book Chapters, Monographs