Ashley Rosenberg, MD., M.P.H.

Ashley Rosenberg, MD., M.P.H.

Department: Division of Epidemiology

Prior Degree(s)


Semester Of Graduation



Jayaraman, Sudha

Capstone Title

Identiyfing missed opportunities in colonic polyp detection by race and insurance status

Internship Site/Organization

Service D’Aide Medicale Urgente- SAMU Rwanda

Awards Recieved/Special Achievements

  • School of Medicine C.C. Clayton Award, 2020
  • Recipient of Humanitarian Surgical Resident Scholarship, from the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, twice
  • American College of Surgeons 2020 Leadership Conference and Advocacy Summit Scholarship
  • Reviewer, Journal of Surgery Research
  • Developed a curriculum for a surgical innovation certificate program for surgery residents, fall 2019
  • Oral presentations at Association of Academic Surgery annual conference, Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Conference
  • Was the Resident Lead on the Cinterandes Surgical Mission to the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador in summer 2019
  • Publications in journals such as Journal of Global Health, The Annals of Vascular Surgery (first author with second author, MPH student Pam Bailey), Emergency Medicine Journal: EMJ, Had 6 first-author publications under review with various journals at the beginning of spring 2020.
  • Sisisky Fellow Richmond Delegation, service-learning trip to Ukraine

Ashley pursued her Master's in Public Health in one-year as part of her Global Surgery Research Fellowship. Her purpose was to expand her knowledge on carrying out research within the medical field and to serve her interests in global health and how to effectively analyze and serve those without access to safe surgery.

About the MPH program experience, Ashley says, “I enjoy the variety of subject areas we cover through our requirements and electives. I enjoy the wide range of public health professionals we learn from and network with."

Post-graduation destination

Return to general surgery residency at Virginia Commonwealth University, followed by a fellowship in a surgical subspeciatlity. Ashley's long-term goal is to be a physician in an academic setting at a major university focusing on disparities in surgical care locally as well as globally.

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