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Deputy General Director of Epidemiology · Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE)
Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona serves as Deputy General Director of Epidemiology, Secretary of Health.
Vaccination COVID-19 Organization Analysis Fund Raising Immunology
Professor and Social Epidemiology Program Leader · UNC at Chapel Hill
Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Disases Social Epidemiology Influenza Transmission
Associate Professor of Medicine Head of Infection Prevention Hospital Epidemiologist · University of Connecticut
Dr. David Banach is an expert in the field of infectious diseases and epidemiology.
Coronavirus Medicine Health Care Associated Infections Infectious Diseases Infections in Immunocompromised Patients
Chair of Tropical Medicine, · Tulane University
Dr. Ronald Blanton is a physician-scientist who can speak about the global public health risks of COVID-19 and water-borne disease research.
COVID-19 Monitoring Task Force COVID-19 Community-based antimicrobial resistance Schistosomiasis Parasitic diseases
Professor of Economics · Michigan State University
An expert in transportation economics and the economics of regulation.
Coronavirus Economics of Regulation Infrastructure Pricing and Investment Railroads Navigation Trucking
John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery · UNC at Chapel Hill
Dr. Cairns is the director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and is a distinguished professor of surgery, microbiology, & immunology.
COVID-19 Medicine Surgery Public Health Burns
Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill
Myron S. Cohen, MD is the J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and Public Health.
Coronavirus Immunology Medicine Epidemiology Microbiology
Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center · Vanderbilt University
World-renowned vaccine expert whose lab is developing vaccines for flu, Ebola, Zika, and more.
Rotavirus Norovirus HIV Zika Virus Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor · UC San Diego
Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population
Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions
Assistant Professor, Nursing · Farmingdale State College
Dr. Diamond-Caravella teaches nursing at Farmingdale State College. She brings more than 41 years of nursing experience into the classroom.
Coronavirus Public Health Work with Vulnerable Populations Asthma Management Service Learning
Investigador - Departamento de Evaluación de Vacunas del Centro de Investigación Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (CISEI) · Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
Medical Doctor Specializing in Epidemiology and Immunology
Vaccination COVID-19 Measles Immunology Epidemiology
Assistant Professor · Tulane University
Hannah Frank is an expert in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) research and the ecology and evolution of bat-infection interactions.
Coronavirus Ecoimmunology Ecology and evolution of bat-infection interactions COVID-19
UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut
Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.
Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer · Imperial College
Dr E. David G. McIntosh is an Australian paediatrician, Vaccinologist and Infectious Disease Specialist.
Vaccination COVID-19 Pharmacology Vaccines Adult Vaccination
Senior Consultant, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona Clinic Rotger, Palma de Mallorca · University of Barcelona
Dr. Javier Garau is a Senior Consultant at Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona Clinic Rotger, Palma de Mallorca in Barcelona.
Vaccination COVID-19 Primary Respiratory Pathogens Epidemiology Management of Community-Acquired Infection
Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics | Science Television Host · University of British Columbia | BC Centre for Disease Control | CBC Television
Sequencing DNA to track infectious diseases, and occasionally appearing on your favourite science TV shows
Genomics Bioinformatics Public Health Tuberculosis Science Communication
Professor · Tulane University
Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology
COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola
Associate professor of epidemiology · Tulane University
Susan Hassig is an expert in infectious disease outbreaks, vector-borne disease, HIV and associated infection and COVID-19.
Coronavirus Vector-borne disease Infectious disease outbreaks HIV and associated infections COVID-19
Expert in primary care medicine · Florida Gulf Coast University
Robert Hawkes focuses on emergency and out-patient medicine.
Geriatric Assessment Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preventative Health Emergency Medicine Primary Care Medicine
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control · University Health Network
One of Canada's leading experts in infectious disease
Coronavirus Epidemiology Infection Prevention and Control Public Health Clostridium Difficile Infection
Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor in Mathematics · Tulane University
James "Mac" Hyman works to build a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations
Coronavirus Epidemics Life Sciences Statistical Modeling Disease Management
John and Deborah McNeill, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Director, CFAR Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Core & Adjunct Professor, Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill
Dr. Kashuba is an associate professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill .
Coronavirus Pharmacy Pharmacology Clinical Trails Infectious Disases
Professor & Head, Internal & Pulmonary Medicine · Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
Parvaiz does research in Infectious Diseases and Pulmonology
Coronavirus Tuberculosis Pulmonology Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University
Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.
COVID-19 Obesity Demographic Analysis Sociology Social Policy
University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health · Baylor University
Dr. Levin’s current research and writing are focused on the historical and contemporary intersections of faith and medicine.
Coronavirus Social and Epidemiologic Research on Judaism and Population health Theories of Healing and the Work of Healers Role of Faith-Based Initiatives in Public Health and Healthcare Policy Religion and Health
Professor and Chair, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environment Policy · Tulane University
Prof. Maureen Lichtveld is an expert in the field of environmental public health, with over 35 years of experience.
Coronavirus Disease Control and Prevention Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Disasters Environmental Health
Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales
Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.
Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology
MSU Foundation Associate Professor · Michigan State University
Expert in Microbial Pathogenesis and Molecular Epidemiology
Coronavirus Molecular Epidemiology Microbiology Escherichia coli Group B Streptococcus
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy
Emi Minejima is an expert in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship.
Coronavirus Development of Antimicrobial Resistance Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Antimicrobial Stewardship COVID-19
Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University
Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals
COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens
Associate Professor of Medicine|Chief, Tulane Adult Infectious Diseases Section · Tulane University
Dr. Mushatt’s main research interest is HIV clinical trials. He also heads the Adult Infectious Diseases Section at the School of Medicine.
Coronavirus HIV Clinical Trials Adult Infectious Diseases COVID-19
Director, Pulmonology, Medical Critical Care and Sleep Disorders · Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital
Dr Nangia is an Interventional Pulmonologist and Infectious Disease Specialist with training in Sleep and Critical Care Medicine.
Coronavirus Adult Vaccination Pulmonology Sleep Medicine Interventional Bronchoscopies
Chair of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and adjunct professor of pediatrics. · Tulane University
Dr. Oberhelman is an expert in impact, prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children and COVID-19.
Coronavirus Impact prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children International research training Impact, prevention and control of tuberculosis in children COVID-19
Research Team Lead | Infection Control and Prevention of Communicable Disease · Karolinska Institutet
Prof. Åke Örtqvist research is focused on infection control and prevention of communicable disease.
Coronavirus Communicable Disease Vaccination Infection Prevention and Control COVID-19
Faculty · UNC-Chapel Hill
Nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric allergy and immunology, with particular interest in inflammatory processes of the body.
Coronavirus Lung Biology Environmental Sciences Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Allergy and Immunology
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, with Joint Appointments in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine and the Division of Geriatrics · UNC-Chapel Hill
Improving the quality of emergency care for older adults through research and support of geriatric emergency medicine researchers.
Coronavirus Geriatric Emergency Medicine Anesthesiology Emergency Medicine Geriatric Medicine Research
Associate Professor of Pathology · UC San Diego
Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Pathology Infectious Disease COVID-19
Director · University Hospital, University of Defence
Dr. Prymula is involved in various research activities in preventive medicine, including clinical development of new vaccines
Vaccination COVID-19 Infectious Diseases Vaccines Medical Microbiology
Director of Innovation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control · National Institute of Public Health
Physician, specialist in Internal Medicine, and Master in Medical Sciences.
COVID-19 Internal Medicine Epidemiology Public Health Coronavirus
Director · Tulane University
Rappaport is an expert in HIV/AIDS and nonhuman primate models of diseases in biomedical research.
COVID-19 Hiv/Aids Neuroscience Coronavirus
Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University
His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.
Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality
Dean, School of Sciences and Health Professions, Professor, Biology and Health Professions · Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Expertise: Infectious diseases and microbiology
Coronavirus Cancer Biology Infectious Diseases Regenerative Medicine AIDS
Associate Professor, Public Health · Hofstra University
Professor Santella is a public health educator with specialties in sexual/LGBTQ health, dental health, and HIV research.
Coronavirus Public Health HIV/AIDS Research Sexual Health LGBTQ Health
Professor of Preventative Medicine · Vanderbilt University
Internationally renowned infectious disease specialist and public health expert.
Coronavirus Preventive Medicine Swine Flu Pandemics Influenza
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University
His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)
COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis
Infectious Disease Specialist · UC San Diego
Dr. Chip Schooley's personal research interests include HCV, influenza and HIV pathogenesis.
COVID-19 Tropical Medicine HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials
Senior Lecturer · University of New South Wales
Dr. Seale has an interest in improving awareness and acceptance of immunisation amongst special at-risk groups
COVID-19 Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment Public Health and Health Services Epidemiology Preventive Medicine
Lecturer in Biology · Loyola Marymount University
Seaver College of Science and Engineering
Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Diseases COVID-19
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine | Preventive Medicine · University of Toronto
Dr. Shapiro was named a member of the Order of Canada, for contributions as a family physician and trusted source of health information.
Vaccination COVID-19 Community Health Family Medicine Epidemiology
Assistant Professor of environmental health sciences · Tulane University
Samendra Sherchan is an expert in water, sanitation hygiene (WASH), environmental health microbiology and infectious diseases and COVD-19.
Coronavirus Environmental health microbiology Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Infectious Diseases COVID-19