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Topic: Ebola

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

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

  • Can discuss infectious diseases, especially waterborne/vectorborne diseases, microbial risk assessment, environmental determinants of infectious disease
  • Research interests: integration of theoretical work in developing disease transmission models and empirical work in designing and conducting epidemiology studies
  • Principal investigator of a Modeling Infectious Disease Agents Study (MIDAS), the NIH-funded program that focuses on infectious disease transmission modeling. MIDAS has informed Ebola projections about infection rates and deaths.
  • Large scale study on the impact of roads and climate on diarrheal disease in Ecuador
  • Collaborates with WHO’s water, sanitation, and hygiene group

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SPH Faculty Experts for Ebola

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

Peter D. JacobsonPeter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-0928 E-mail: pdj@umich.edu

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