Stacy Boyer


Research Interests:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Refugee/Immigrant Health
  • Global Health and Development
  • HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean
  • Gender and Poverty Issues

Classes Recently Taught:

  • Medical Geography 4074 (for the VT Study Abroad program in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic)

Recent Publications:

  • “Hokies Teaching Geography in the Dominican Republic,” Engagement Matters, (A College of Natural Resources Publication), Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2010.

Other Interests:

  • Faculty Advisor for the VT student organization, Project Esperanza
  • Fundraising Chair for the Project Esperanza non-profit organization (
  • Educating and empowering Haitian populations living in the Dominican Republic
  • Micro-finance and eliminating poverty