Courtney Rogers is a PhD student in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment. She completed both an undergraduate degree in global public health and a masters of public health at UVA. Before returning to UVA for her PhD, she completed the Public Health Associate Program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Her dissertation research focuses on applying human factors engineering to public health issues, specifically racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health. During her PhD program, she has served as the President of the Engineering Systems and Environment Graduate Student Council and the President of the UVA Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She also serves on the Student Editorial Board for the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.