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Alexandra Crawford

Research Assistant
  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Sciences
Office 205
205 Duckpond Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Alexandra is from San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from the University of Texas at San Antonio she joined Dr. Doyle’s organic chemistry lab researching the formation of nitrile oxides. After working with Dr. Doyle for over a year she moved to Virginia to pursue her Master’s in Public Health and has since joined Dr. Calder’s lab. Her main interests include healthy policy, health equity, and food safety. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her cat Raj.   



2023       Master of Public Health in Infectious Diseases & Public Health Education
                Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

2018       Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
                University of Texas at San Antonio