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Topic: Disease transmission

Betsy Foxman, PhD
Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5487 E-mail:
Faculty Profile

  • Specializes in the molecular epidemiology of infectious disease, particularly infectious agents causing urinary tract infection (including E. coli), otitis media, lactation mastitis (breastfeeding infections), and vaginitis.     MORE

James Koopman, MD, MPH
Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: 734 763 5629 E-mail:
Faculty Profile

  • Concerned with all aspects of infectious diseases, but especially the control of infection spread in populations, newly emerging infections like SARS, and vaccines.      MORE

Arnold S. Monto, MD
Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5453 E-mail:
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  • Has served on an advisory board to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and consults each year on the design of the annual influenza vaccine.     MORE

Mark L. Wilson, ScM, ScD
Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0152 E-mail:
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  • Studies patterns of disease and relationship to human activity; inaugural director of the UM SPH Interdepartmental Concentration in Global Health.      MORE

Relevant Issues of Findings Magazine

Transmission and Surveillance

A Changing Landscape

Safety Matters

Research Highlights-- Soap, Plain & Antibacterial

The Germ Hunter: Dr. Arnold Monto's War on Flu. For more than 40 years, even when nobody else seemed to be paying attention, Dr. Monto has been building the case that pandemic flu is a question of WHEN, not IF.

Students Don Masks and Wash Hands for Influenza Study

Future Findings--What's in the Water We Drink?

Future Findings-- Improvements in Infrastructure Lead to Improvements in AIDS Care

Future Findings-- Rift Valley Fever: Possible Threat, Potential Vaccine (PDF, page 38)

SARS: A Case Study for Preparedness (PDF, page 27)

Relevant Faculty Research Groups and Projects

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