Durland Fish PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Forestry And Environmental Studies

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchInfectious DiseasesEnvironmental InfluencesSchool of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases: Vector-borne; Global Health Concentration; Parasitology Program

Research Interests

Vector-borne diseases; ecology; evolution; epidemiology; prevention; climate change; borrelia; babesia; ticks; mosquitoes more...


  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 1976

Selected Publications

  • Pepin KM, Eisen RJ, Mead PS, Piesman J, Fish D, Hoen AG, et al. (2012) Geographic Variation in the Relationship between Human Lyme Disease Incidence and Density of Infected Host-Seeking Ixodes scapularis Nymphs in the Eastern United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 86(6): 1062-71.
  • Tsao K, Fish D, Galvani AP (2012) Predicted Outcomes of Vaccinating Wildlife to Reduce Human Risk of Lyme Disease. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis.; Epub 2012/01/19. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2011.0731.
  • Diuk-Wasser MA, Hoen AG, Cislo P, Brinkerhoff R, Hamer SA, Rowland M, et al. (2012) Human Risk of Infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme Disease Agent, in Eastern United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 86(2): 320-7.



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