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Topic: Infectious diseases

Betsy Foxman Betsy Foxman, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5487 E-mail: bfoxman@umich.edu
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.
  • Director of the Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases.
  • Other interest include sexual behavior, antibiotic resistance (including of E. coli), Group B Streptococcus, and translation of epidemiologic information to policy.
  • Can discuss the epidemiology of influenza, the origins and spread of antiviral resistance, and how influenza is transmitted among humans and between humans and animals, and ways to prevent transmission.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Infectious diseases

Matthew L. BoultonMatthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-1623 E-mail: mboulton@umich.edu

  • 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

Joseph N.S. EisenbergJoseph N.S. Eisenberg, Ph.D. M.P.H.

Professor and Chair in Epidemiology
Phone: 734-615-1625 E-mail: jnse@umich.edu

  • Can discuss infectious diseases, especially waterborne/vectorborne diseases, microbial risk assessment, environmental determinants of infectious disease     MORE

Betsy FoxmanBetsy Foxman, PhD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5487 E-mail: bfoxman@umich.edu

  • 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 KoopmanJames Koopman, MD, MPH

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: 734 763 5629 E-mail: jkoopman@umich.edu

  • 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: asmonto@umich.edu

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

Mark L. WilsonMark L. Wilson, ScM, ScD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0152 E-mail: wilsonml@umich.edu

  • can discuss disease transmission, global patterns of disease and relationship to human activity.     MORE

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