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Research Areas in the MS-IDGH Program

Faculty in the Master of Science in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS-IDGH) Program are seasoned leaders in their respective scientific specialties, with an outstanding record of scholarly activities, including publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presentations at national and international scientific meetings. They are dedicated to improving global health and the human condition through research, teaching, and mentoring.

Name, degree(s) Title School, Department Expertise
Ramon Almela, DVM, PhD, DECVD Assistant Professor Cummings School, Clinical Sciences Small animal dermatology and veterinary allergology
Gillian Beamer, VMD, PhD Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Tuberculosis, Pathology, Biosafety Level-3 (BSL-3) pathogens
Elizabeth Byrnes, PhD, BA Professor Cummings School, Biomedical Sciences Neuroscience
Nicola Hill, BSc, PhD Research Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Infectious Disease
Akram Da’darah, PhD Research Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Schistosomiasis, Vaccinology
David Lee-Parritz, DVM, DACLAM Clinical Professor Cummings School, Environmental and Population Health Laboratory Animal Medicine
Phyllis Mann, PhD Associate Professor Cummings School, IDGH, Biomedical Sciences Neuroendocrinology, Biostatistics
Amanda Martinot, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVP Assistant Professor Cummings School, Biomedical Sciences Pathology, Anatomic
Jonathan A. Runstadler, DVM, PhD Professor, Interim Chair Cummings School, IDGH Virology, Immunogenetics, Disease Ecology
Abhineet Sheoran, DVM, PhD Associate Professor Cummings School, IDGH Immunology and Pathogenesis of Microbial Infections
Charles Shoemaker, PhD Professor Cummings School, IDGH Helminthic and Toxin-Mediated Diseases, VHH-based neutralizing agent (VNA) Therapy
Patrick Skelly, PhD Professor Cummings School, IDGH Parasitic Diseases, Molecular and Cellular Helminthology
Adam South, PhD Research Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Infectious Disease
Sam Telford, ScD Professor Cummings School, IDGH Vector-Borne Infections, Public Health
Saul Tzipori, DVM, PhD, DSc Distinguished Professor Cummings School, IDGH Infectious Diseases, Enteric Infections and Host Response
Giovanni Widmer, PhD Professor Cummings School, IDGH Parasitic Diseases, Molecular Biology of Protozoan Parasites, Microbial Pathogenesis
Mark Woodin, ScD, MS, BA Senior Lecturer Tufts School of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
epidemiologic methods

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