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Faculty in the MS-IDGH Program

Janetrix Hellen Amuguni, BVM, MA, PhD

Course Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Hellen Amuguni is a veterinarian with doctoral training in Infectious Diseases. She is a Research Assistant Professor in th...Continue reading

Gillian Beamer, BA, VMD, PhD, DACVP

Pathology

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH) and a veterinarian scientist with ...Continue reading

Nicola Bulled, MA, MPH, PhD

Educator, Research Instructor

Dr. Nicola Bulled is an experienced educator and research instructor. She holds a PhD and an MA in Anthropology from the Univer...Continue reading

Akram Da’darah, MSc, PhD

Infectious Disease

I am a course director and teach in the Master’s Program in Infectious Disease and Global Health. I have over 20 years of res...Continue reading

Jonathan Runstadler, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Runstadler seeks to understand genetic factors that impact susceptibility to infectious disease, specific or general and th...Continue reading

Abhineet Sheoran, BVSc, MS, PhD

Immunology, Enteric Infections, Host Response, Immunotherapy, Vaccine Development

As Director of the MS-IDGH program I am thrilled to have helped develop this new graduate program designed to train individuals...Continue reading

Charles Shoemaker, PhD

Development and application of therapeutic biomolecules, novel antitoxin therapeutics, molecular helminthology

I am currently a professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH) and Director of the PhD Program in ...Continue reading

Patrick J. Skelly, PhD

Parasitology, Molecular & Cellular Helminthology

I am a Course Director and teacher in the MS-IDGH program. I also run the Molecular Helminthology Laboratory at Cummings Schoo...Continue reading

Adam South, PhD, BA

Course Director, Statistics

Sam Telford, SD, MS

Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

I am an epidemiologist focusing on arthropod-transmitted infections and am currently Professor of Infectious Disease and Global...Continue reading

Saul Tzipori, DVM, PhD, DSc, FRCVS

Infectious Disease, Enteric Infections and Host Response

As Distinguished Professor and Agnes Varis University Chair in Science and Society, I play a leading role in the master’s pro...Continue reading

Giovanni F. Widmer, PhD

Molecular Biology of Protozoan Parasites, Microbial Pathogenesis

For over 20 years, I have taught in the General Parasitology and the Biotechnology course and have mentored PhD, master’s deg...Continue reading

Guest Faculty in the MS-IDGH Program

Nicola Bulled, MA, MPH, PhD

Educator, Research Instructor

Dr. Nicola Bulled is an experienced educator and research instructor. She holds a PhD and an MA in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut, as well as an MPH from Boston University, School of Public Health. She has written and edited numerous research publications in global health, including a monograph, and taught courses at several U.S. colleges and universities. She has prepared and delivered more than two dozen presentations and has conducted her own global health research activities in varied contexts (e.g., South Africa, Lesotho, Liberia and Greece).

At Cummings school, she is course director and instructor for the Case Studies in Global Health course which is part of the Master of Science in Infectious Disease and Global Health program.

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