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Courtney  Victor

Courtney Victor is a doctoral student in the Environmental Health Sciences program in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health at Emory University. She is an ARCS Foundation Fellow, a research fellow in the Center for Global Safe WASH, and a former Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Disease Fellow. Her research interests are in exposure assessment in WASH, enteric diseases, water quality, and the gut microbiome in international settings. She has experience with molecular and microbiological laboratory methods, as well as analytical tools such as spatial epidemiology and quantitative microbial risk assessment. Her dissertation research will explore the impact of water quality on the composition and development of the gut microbiome in young children in Beira, Mozambique.  

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Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Bioinformatics
  • Diarrheal and Enteric Diseases
  • Disease Ecology
  • Laboratory Science
  • Microbiome Research
  • Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Spatial Analysis/GIS
  • Statistical Modeling


  • Bachelor of Science 2016, University of Alabama
  • Master of Public Health 2019, Emory University

Affiliations & Activities

  • ARCS Foundation Fellow
  • EHS Student Group Co-Representative
  • Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health
  • WASH Action, Research, and Practice
  • American Public Health Association 
  • International Association of Food Protection
  • Association for Women in Science (Tuscaloosa Chapter)