Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Canada. President of the Womenís Health Research Foundation of Canada. Member of the Manitoba Drug Standards and Therapeutics Committee. Academic Editor of PLOS ONE. Board member of the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada.
Research group leader at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern (Switzerland). Christian Althaus' research is focused on modeling the dynamics of infectious diseases within and between hosts. He is a co-founder of the Swiss Meeting for Infectious Disease Dynamics (SMIDDY).
Stefan Baral is a physician epidemiologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH). Stefan has led epidemiological studies among key populations including men who have sex with men and sex workers in Southern, Eastern, and Western African countries as well as in Central and Southeastern Asia. Stefan acts as the Director of the Key Populations Program for the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at the JHSPH.
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Due to time constraints will only handle papers with primary focus (from a variety of angles) on the genus Streptococcus.
University of Missouri-KC, B.S., 1977-1982, Biology
University of Missouri-KC, M.S., 1982-1985, Staphylococcal genetics
University of KS Med Ctr. ,Ph.D.,1985-1990 Bacterial cell division
University of KS Med Ctr., Post-Doc,1990-1991 Bacillus septation
Emory University, Post-Doc, 1990-1993 Bacillus sporulation
Ph.D. Thesis: 1990. Cloning and characterization of the Bacillus subtilis homologs of the Escherichia coli cell division genes ftsZ and ftsA, and another gene affecting septation, dds. BW Beall. University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology.
1990-1991: Postdoc, University of Kansas, Dept of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Immunology.
1991-1993: Postdoc, Emory University, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics.
1993-2004: Staff Scientist, Respiratory Diseases Branch, CDC/National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Atlanta, GA
1/2005- present: Chief, Streptococcus Lab, CDC/National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Atlanta, GA
Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute and Director of Behavioral Oncology at the Abramson Cancer Center at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Groningen, NL.
Chancellor's Fellow, The School of Health in Social Science, The University of Edinburgh. Recipient of the 2011 Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding New Researcher. Academic Editor for PLoS ONE.
Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Fellow of the Gerontology Society of America.
Professor and Consultant at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Adviser to World health Organisation, Visitng Professor University of West of Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth II Birmingham Centenary Professor of Environmental Health, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. Former Director of the Institute of Public and Environmental Health, and Head of the Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management. Leader of the Birmingham node of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science. Appointed OBE in 2004.
Joachim Heinrich is an epidemiologist and Director of the Institute of Epidemiology I at Helmholtzzentrum München, The German Research Centre for Environmental Health. He has authored more than 500 publications and has been involved in numerous national and international epidemiological research projects examining a broad spectrum of common chronic diseases, specifically the relationship between air pollution and respiratory health.
Tony Jorm's research focuses on building the community’s capacity for prevention and early intervention with mental disorders. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is a member of the Research Committee of Australian Rotary Health. He is a past President of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research. He has been listed in ISI HighlyCited.com as one of the most cited researchers in Psychology/Psychiatry of the past 20 years. .