MD, Northwestern University, 1958
Research interests include HIV/AIDS, tropical medicine, leprosy, nosocomial infections, hepatitis B, C, and E, infections in drug users, transfusion-transmitted infections, tuberculosis and Penicillium marneffei, viral-induced liver cancer.
Research in populations in the United States, including injection drug users patients with HIV/AIDS, blood donors and transfusion recipients as well as in several international sites, including Thailand, Bangladesh, China, Republic of Georgia.
Honors and Awards
2007 Fellow, American Association for the advancement of Science
2006 – 2007 President, American Epidemiological Society
2005 Present U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF), Recognition Medal, for International Training and Collaboration in Medical Reseaarch with Republic of Georgia
1994 Honorary Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
1989 Present Delta Omega Academic Honorary Society, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health
1982 Present Fellow, American Epidemiological Society
1974 Present Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America