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Framework Program for Global Health

 

 

Framework Faculty

 

Global Health is relevant to a variety of disciplines and professional activities. As a result, t he Framework program is supported by faculty in many departments and programs at Case Western Reserve University. Individually tailored concentrations in Global Health may be developed from relevant courses in the School of Medicine, The College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Graduate Studies, The Case School of Engineering, The School of Law, and the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

 

 

School of Medicine

 

 

Center for Global Health and Diseases

 

Ronald E. Blanton, M.D., M.S.

Schistosomiasis, flavivirus infections, echinococcus, immunogenetics

James Kazura, M.D.

Malaria, filariasis, smallpox, immunoparasitology, vaccine development

Charles H. King, M.D., M.S.

Schistosomiasis, vector biology, ecologic factors in disease transmission

Peter A. Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Malaria, HIV/CCR5 interactions, malaria/placental pathology, immunogenetics

Daniel J. Tisch, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Infectious disease epidemiology, vector-borne disease control, genetic epidemiology, transmission modelling, epidemiologic study design and analysis

 

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 

Daniel J. Tisch, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Infectious disease epidemiology, vector-borne disease control, genetic epidemiology, transmission modelling, epidemiologic study design and analysis

 

 

 

College of Arts and Sciences & School of Graduate Studies

 

 

Department of Anthropology

 

Janet McGrath, Ph.D.

Bi-directional impact of disease on human societies, encompassing the impact of social change on disease patterns and the social consequences of disease

 

Department of Bioethics

 

Patricia Marshall, Ph.D.

Integrating Cultural, Observational, and Epidemiological Approaches in the Prevention of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS, the relationship between anthropology and bioethics, and ethical challenges related to biomedical and behavioral research in resource-poor settings

 

Department of Biology

 

Christopher Cullis, Ph.D.

Change in plant DNA in response to external stimuli
 

Department of Mathematics

 

David Gurarie, Ph.D.

Applied mathematics, mathematical physics, and mathematical analysis

 

 

 

School of Engineering

 

 

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

 

Narasingarao "Sree" Sreenath, Ph.D.

Systems Biology with application of complex systems representation, multi-scale modeling, coordination and goal seeking to understand complex diseases

 

 

Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

 

Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development

Sharon Milligan, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.W.

Urban poverty, evaluation of neighborhood change initiatives, systems change research

 

 

Francis Payne Bolton
School of Nursing

 

 

 

World Health Organization Collaborating Center

 

Elizabeth Madigan, Ph.D., R.N.

Home Health Care Issues, international health care issues, resource use and patient outcomes of chronically ill, re-hospitalization, and health services research