Valerie Yeager is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. While working on her doctorate, she was a Lister Hill Policy Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine. Before joining the Fairbanks School of Public Health, she was an assistant professor at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans. Yeager has a master’s and a doctorate in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a master’s in philosophy from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
Areas of Expertise
Health care, public health systems, public health services, public health accreditation, public health workforce retention, access to health care, health care coordination, use and impact of health information technology.