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Explore the latest public health research and insights about epidemiology.

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Do COVID’s Origins Matter?

Lab leak or spillover event? While it’s important to understand how the pandemic started, we should be working now to prevent both scenarios—either of which could spark a future pandemic.


Epidemiology Faculty Experts

Looking for prominent experts in the field of epidemiology? They're here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

David Celentano

David Celentano, ScD '77, MHS '75, is an infectious disease epidemiologist who researches behavioral risk factors for HIV/AIDS, STIs, and other infections.

Elizabeth Platz

Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH, uses molecular epidemiology to understand the mechanisms of cancer incidence and progression to identify prevention and treatment strategies.

Keri Althoff
Associate Professor

Keri N Althoff, PhD '08, MPH '05, uses large-scale longitudinal data to answer otherwise unanswerable questions and improve health, particularly for populations underrepresented in research.

David Dowdy

David Dowdy, MD, PhD '08, ScM ’02, studies the implementation of interventions to fight tuberculosis, the world's most deadly infectious disease.