Virginia Pitzer ScD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSchool of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases: Vaccine Group; Global Health Concentration

Research Interests

Transmission dynamics; Rotavirus; Typhoid fever more...


  • Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health, 2007

Selected Publications

  • Pitzer VE, Atkins KE, de Blasio BF, Lopman BA, Van Effelterre T, Edmunds WJ, Viboud C, Grenfell BT, Patel MM, Parashar UD (2012). Direct and indirect effects of rotavirus vaccination: Comparing predictions from transmission dynamic models. PLoS ONE. 7(8): e42320.
  • Lopman BA, Pitzer VE, Sarkar R, Gladstone B, Patel MM, Glasser JW, Gambhir M, Atchison C, Grenfell BT, Edmunds WJ, Kang G, Parashar UD (2012). Understanding reduced rotavirus vaccine efficacy in low socio-economic settings. PLoS ONE. 7(8): e41720.
  • Pitzer VE, Basta NE (2012). Linking Data and Models: The Importance of Statistical Analyses to Inform Models for the Transmission Dynamics of Infections. Epidemiology. 23(4): 520-522.



Latest News


Edit Profile