Ralph Baric is the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill. His research specializes in coronaviruses and emerging infections. He is available to speak with reporters about the latest outbreak news.
If you’d like to speak with Baric, call 919-445-8555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baric serves as professor in both the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology. His substantial research focuses on advancing knowledge about — and vaccines for — coronaviruses and emerging infections like Zika virus, spanning the spectrum from discovery to translation.
Ralph Baric, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Dr. Ralph Baric performs research using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA viruses.