Jon Zelner, Ph.D.

zelner Training: BA, Sociology, Haverford College, 1999; MSW, Social Work, Washington University in St.Louis, 2003; PhD, Sociology & Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2011; NIH RAPIDD Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University 2011-2014, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar, Columbia University, 2014-2016; Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, 2016;

Research Focus: My research is focused on the social, spatial, and envrionmental epidemiology of infectious diseases. This includes a wide variety of pathogens across diverse contexts, including: Tuberculosis transmission in Peru, Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus infection in U.S. cities, household-based influenza transmission, and analysis of outbreak and endemic transmission of pathogens causing diarrheal illness.

Tags: Disparities, Global Health, Infectious Disease