Dr. Amita N. Vyas, associate professor of prevention and community health at the George Washington University’s (GW) Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), has been appointed by the editors and editorial board as the new editor-in-chief of Women’s Health Issues, the peer-reviewed journal of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health (Jacobs Institute) at Milken Institute SPH.
[Photo: Dr. Amita N. Vyas]
Dr. Vyas directs the school’s maternal and child health program. She is an expert in multi-level research methods and evaluation, and her work focuses on the health and well-being of women and adolescents, including teen pregnancy prevention, social media use and health, gender-based violence, and family planning. Dr. Vyas assumed her new role at the journal on July 1.GW