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Topic: Disease transmission

James Koopman James Koopman, MD, MPH

Professor of Epidemiology
Phone: 734 763 5629 E-mail: jkoopman@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Concerned with all aspects of infectious diseases, but especially the control of infection spread in populations, newly emerging infections like SARS, and vaccines.
  • After a eastablishing a foundation in field epidemiology, mostly in South and Central America, Dr. Koopman changed his focus to devoloping theory and a systems science of infection transmission.
  • Helped to initiate Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems and continues to be an active investigator in that center.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Disease transmission

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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