In the United States and around the world, public health has taken center stage in recent years to investigate how we treat infectious disease and, more importantly, how we contain its spread. However, less attention has been given to the development of the public health systems we benefit from today and the now-eradicated ailments that… Read more →
Katie R. Gibson
Katie is a second-year History M.A. student at Virginia Tech also pursuing a certificate in Public History. Katie received her B.A. from the College of William and Mary with a History and American Studies double major. Her research interests include the U.S. South, public health, sanitation, race, the Progressive Era, historic preservation, and genealogy. After graduating, Katie plans on pursuing a career in museums or historic preservation work.