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Topic: Tuberculosis

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 Tuberculosis

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

Carl MarrsCarl Marrs, PhD

Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 647-2407 E-mail: cfmarrs@umich.edu

  • 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

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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