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, D.V.M, PhD, DECVD Assistant Professor Cummings School, Clinical Sciences Small animal dermatology and veterinary allergology
Gillian Beamer, V.M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Tuberculosis, Pathology, Biosafety Level-3 (BSL-3) pathogens
Elizabeth Byrnes, Ph.D. Professor Cummings School, Biomedical Sciences Neuroscience
Akram Da’darah, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Schistosomiasis, Vaccinology
David Lee-Parritz, D.V.M., DACLAM Clinical Professor Cummings School, Environmental and Population Health Laboratory Animal Medicine
Phyllis Mann, Ph.D. Associate Professor Cummings School, IDGH, Biomedical Sciences Neuroendocrinology, Biostatistics
Amanda Martinot, D.V.M., M.P.H., Ph.D., DACVP Assistant Professor Cummings School, Biomedical Sciences Pathology, Anatomic
Jonathan A. Runstadler, D.V.M., Ph.D Professor, Interim Chair Cummings School, IDGH Virology, Immunogenetics, Disease Ecology
Abhineet Sheoran, D.V.M., Ph.D. Associate Professor Cummings School, IDGH Immunology and Pathogenesis of Microbial Infections
Charles Shoemaker, Ph.D. 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, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Cummings School, IDGH Infectious Disease
Sam Telford, Sc.D. Professor Cummings School, IDGH Vector-Borne Infections, Public Health
Saul Tzipori, D.V.M., Ph.D., D.Sc. Distinguished Professor Cummings School, IDGH Infectious Diseases, Enteric Infections and Host Response
Giovanni Widmer, Ph.D. Professor Cummings School, IDGH Parasitic Diseases, Molecular Biology of Protozoan Parasites, Microbial Pathogenesis
Mark Woodin, Sc.D., M.S. Senior Lecturer Tufts School of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

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