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Topic: Quarantine

Matthew L. Boulton Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

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

  • served as lead scientist/epidemiologist overseeing communicable disease control, immunization programs, environmental health, and vital records and health statistics for the state of Michigan.
  • Research interests include public health systems/services, surveillance and field investigation of infectious diseases, uses of isolation and quarantine, assessment of the public health workforce, and public health in China.
  • Founded and serves as Director of the SPH China CDC Scholar Exchange; collaborating with the China CDC in Tianjin and Beijing to facilitate scholar exchange, joint applied research which is supported by a $3.6 million/5 year NIH grant. Heads UM's Preventive Medicine Residency, which teaches doctors to understand health and disease on a population level as opposed to in individuals. Program received a $2.25 million dollar grant from the federal government in 2010 to expand its preventive medicine residency to help combat the expected shortfall of primary care physicians.
  • Directs CDC/HRSA-funded Center of Excellence in Public Health Workforce Studies.

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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: 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

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

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

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