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Topic: Quarantine

Arnold S. Monto Arnold S. Monto, MD

Professor of Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5453 E-mail:
Faculty Profile

  • can discuss transmission, prevention, mitigation and social response to outbreaks and pandemic planning.
  • 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.
  • Specializes in respiratory and enteric viruses and infectious diseases in developing countries. A leader in vaccine testing, he argues that vaccinating children as well as the elderly for the flu has a significant impact on controlling epidemics.
  • Can speak about antiviral flu treatments. Frequently consulted during the SARS outbreak in 2003.
  • An expert on Coronaviruses, he can speak about MERS. He has been a consultant to the Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Quarantine

Matthew L. BoultonMatthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-1623 E-mail:

  • served as lead scientist/epidemiologist overseeing communicable disease control, immunization programs, environmental health, and vital records and health statistics for the state of Michigan.     MORE

Peter D. JacobsonPeter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-0928 E-mail:

  • can discuss the legal issues involving the spread of infectious diseases, including quarantine, and the differences between isolation and quarantine.     MORE

James KoopmanJames Koopman, MD, MPH

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: 734 763 5629 E-mail:

  • 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. MontoArnold S. Monto, MD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5453 E-mail:

  • can discuss transmission, prevention, mitigation and social response to outbreaks and pandemic planning.     MORE