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EPI's Annual Research Day

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SHARC at the Emerging Pathogens Institute

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EPI was created in 2006 to facilitate interdisciplinary studies of emergence and control of human, animal and plant pathogens of concern to the world.


EPI collaborates with over 250 faculty members from around the world annually.

News and Announcements

Examining Exposure to Fecal Contamination in Low-Income Urban Environments: Findings from SaniPath Exposure Assessments in Seven Cities

Friday, April 12, 2019 -- Read More

Malaria cases in Ecuador and Peru raise alarm

April 9, 2019: Several cases of malaria have been confirmed in regions of Ecuador and Peru where the disease was once considered eliminated. New research by EPI investigator and medical geographer Sadie Ryan ties these cases to the collapse of Venezuela’s public health infrastructure and subsequent flow of emigrants through neighboring countries. Read More

Climate change will expose more people to mosquito-borne diseases

March 29, 2019: EPI researcher and medical geographer Sadie Ryan led a study that uses innovative maps to show how a warming world will open up new land regions, and the half billion people or more who inhabit them, to mosquito-borne diseases such as yellow fever, Zika, dengue and chikungunya over the next 30 years. Read More

A Gator’s Adventure as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 -- Read More

Tuberculosis in Emergencies: The Reality for Refugees

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 -- Read More

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