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SPH Faculty Experts for Genetic epidemiology

Sharon KardiaSharon Kardia, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0866 E-mail:

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (; director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.     MORE

Carl MarrsCarl Marrs, PhD

Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 647-2407 E-mail:

  • Involved in molecular epidemiologic approaches to urinary tract infection gene discovery & Group B Streptococcus; also works on virulence related genetic variation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis & the Haemophilus influenzae genes associated with acute otitis media (ear infection).     MORE