Media

Press Coverage
  • Q&A: Flu vaccination coverage benefits economy, not just overall health. Healio Infectious Disease News, November 2017. https://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/influenza/news/online/%7B0f0af3ee-811b-4f64-91ac-17d30a9fc58e%7D/qa-flu-vaccination-coverage-benefits-economy-not-just-overall-health
  • Improved Vaccination Coverage Could Yield Major Health and Economic Impacts This Flu Season. Newswise, November 2017. https://www.newswise.com/articles/improved-vaccination-coverage-could-yield-major-health-and-economic-impacts-this-flu-season-says-virginia-tech-expert
  • Who to vaccinate when flu season strikes - New study provides guidelines on how to prioritize vaccination. PLOS Computational Biology, Press Release, June 2017. https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas2/documents/press/Virginia_Tech_Teacher_of_the_Week.pdf?attredirects=0
  • Virginia Tech Teacher of the Week. Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research. Virginia Tech News, September 2015. http://www.cideronline.org/teacheroftheweek/pastwinners2.cfm?tid=305  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas2/documents/press/Virginia_Tech_Teacher_of_the_Week.pdf?attredirects=0

  • Why do we go to work when we're sick? Virginia Tech researchers to examine public health issues. Virginia Tech News, November 2014. http://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/11/110414-vbi-sickleave.html  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/press/Why_do_we_go_to_work_when_we_are_sick-Virginia_Tech_researchers_to_examine_public_health_issues.pdf?attredirects=0
  • Grants awarded to promising researchers examining questions related to the future of public health services. National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services & Systems Research, News Release, February 2013. http://www.publichealthsystems.org/dissemination/news/2013-02-24/grants-awarded-promising-researchers-examining-questions-related  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/press/Grants_awarded_to_promising_researchers_examining_questions_related_to_the_future_of_public_health_services.pdf?attredirects=0
    • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Researcher Receives National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services & Systems Research Award. National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services & Systems Research, News Release, February 2013. https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/press/JI13release-Abbas.pdf?attredirects=0
  • Fralin Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship students build lasting relationships with faculty members. Virginia Tech News, February 2013. http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/02/020413-fralin-surfmentor.html  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/press/Fralin_Summer_Undergraduate_Research_Fellowship_students.pdf?attredirects=0
  • Global health fellows program
    • Exchange program with Malawi, Zambia seeks to improve public health practices. Virginia Tech News, April 2012. http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/04/042012-clahs-globalhealthfellows.html  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/press/Exchange_program_with_Malawi_Zambia_seeks_to_improve_public_health_practices.pdf?attredirects=0
    • Virginia Tech hosts African health pros. WSLS 10 NBC, April 2012. http://www.wsls.com/story/20858815/virginia-tech-hosts-african-health-pros  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/press/Virginia_Tech_hosts_African_health_pros.pdf?attredirects=0