Epidemiology Seminar Series

Epidemiology Seminar - Lee H. Harrison

Thursday 1/26 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Lee H. Harrison, MD
Professor, Department Epidemiology, GSPH, Professor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
HPV Vaccines: Separating Fact from Fiction

Lee H. Harrison, MD, is Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. He heads the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit and the Public Health Infectious Diseases Laboratory. Dr. Harrison did his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and received his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville. He served  as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and then completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Emory. Dr. Harrison’s CDC‐ and NIH‐ funded research focuses on the epidemiology and genomic epidemiology of vaccine‐preventable and other serious bacterial infections, including Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, group B Streptococcus, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Clostridium difficile, and methicillin" "‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He is the author or co‐author of over 200 articles, monographs, and book chapters. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Epidemiological Society, and he recently completed a term as a voting member of CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

Last Updated On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Hoel, Cathryn C
Created On Thursday, December 22, 2016