Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Adjunct Associate Professor
- MPH, Epidemiology, San Diego State University, 1996
- PhD, Anthropology, University of Oregon, 1981
- MS, Anthropology, University of Oregon, 1975
- BA, Sociology, University of Redlands, 1973
- Languages: Thai, Lao, Khmer.
- Public health project planning, proposing, monitoring, reporting, and evaluating
- Researching and explaining infectious disease transmission and prevention in English, Thai, Lao, and Khmer in trainings and media
- Epidemiological data collection and statistical analysis
- Vector borne diseases, especially malaria and dengue
- Airborne diseases, especially COVID-19 and influenza
During the pandemic, I researched and wrote the SPH web pages “Coronavirus COVID-19 Transmission Routes and Prevention.” This synthesized and summarized over 700 articles, added to and revised almost daily.
I worked for over 30 years in infectious disease control programs in USA, Thailand, Cambodia, and Lao PDR, for the U.S. Peace Corps; San Diego Immunization Partnership; Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand (PPAT); Vector Borne Disease Control of Thailand; Redd Barna (Save the Children, Norway); Thai-German Highland Development Programme; the Vaccine Assessment and Monitoring Team, World Health Organization; Adult Immunizations, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Kenan Institute Asia; Catholic Relief Services; and Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.