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Topic: Disease transmission

Mark L. Wilson Mark L. Wilson, ScM, ScD

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

  • can discuss disease transmission, global patterns of disease and relationship to human activity.
  • Studies patterns of disease and relationship to human activity; inaugural director of the UM SPH Interdepartmental Concentration in Global Health.
  • An ecologist and epidemiologist, Dr. Wilson has broad research interests in infectious diseases, including the analysis of transmission dynamics, the evolution of vector-host-parasite systems, and the determinants of human risk.
  • Recent efforts have been directed at various "emerging" diseases including ehrlichiosis, Lyme disease, raccoon rabies, and hantaviruses in the U.S., leishmaniasis in the Middle East, dengue fever in South America, and malaria in Africa.
  • Uses GPS and satellite imagery to analyze disease ecology of dengue fever and malaria.

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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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