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Christine Petersen, MD, DVM, PhD, FASTMH

Specialties and Expertise

  • Epidemiology


  • DVM: Cornell University
  • PhD: Harvard University

Board Certifications

  • Fellow, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH)

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Member, National Academy of Medicine, elected for leadership in the epidemiology, immunity, and transmission of emerging pathogens, 2020
  • President, American Council for Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology, 2016–2018
  • Keynote speaker, Woods Hole Immunoparasitology meeting, 2019
  • Invited speaker, Brazilian Society of Protozoology Annual Conference, 2012
  • Invited speaker, Inaugural International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases Symposium, Toulouse, France, 2010

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