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Christine Marie George, PhD

  • Associate Professor

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E5535
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Columbia University, 2012


Dr. George is an infectious disease epidemiologist and environmental engineer. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating community and healthcare facility based water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions to reduce enteric infections and SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in low-income countries.

The ultimate objective is to develop effective evidence-based water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions that can be brought to scale to reduce infections globally.


North America: Navajo Nation and Strong Heart Study Communities in North and South Dakota; West Africa: Ghana, Guinea, Liberia; Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo; East Africa: Tanzania; South Asia: Bangladesh; Latin America: Bolivia, Peru, Mexico

Honors and Awards

2017: Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

2014: Delta Omega Society of Public Health, Alpha Chapter

2012: Award for Excellence in Global Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

2009-2011: Fulbright Fellowship

2007-2009: Environmental Protection Agency Star Fellowship

  • Keywords: diarrheal disease
  • water
  • sanitation
  • hygiene
  • interventions
  • cholera
  • shigellosis
  • arsenic
  • uranium
  • environmental surveillance
  • community capacity building
  • mobile health
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • COVID-19