Lavanya Vasudevan

Associate Professor of Global Health, Emory University

Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health, Duke University

Dr. Lavanya Vasudevan is an Associate Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health at Emory University and an adjunct faculty at the Duke Global Health Institute. Dr. Vasudevan’s research aims to develop and implement interventions for promoting vaccination equity and decision-making globally, with a specific focus on populations experiencing health disparities. A key theme in her research is the development and evaluation of multi-level strategies that are linked to routine vaccination services for proactively and systematically reducing barriers to vaccination. Dr. Vasudevan is also engaged in collaborative research to understand and mitigate the impact of misinformation on vaccination decision-making. Dr. Vasudevan completed her doctoral training in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University and received a master’s degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Vasudevan is Certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.