Leonard E. Munstermann PhD
Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Head Curator of Entomology (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History)
- Biological Research in Colombia
Professor Munstermann is on the editorial board of Biomedica, the internationally recognized research journal of the National Institute of Health (Instituto Nacional de Salud), Bogotá, Colombia.
- Biology and Genetics - Consultant to US Army
El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras (2008)
Professor Munstermann is a consultant to the civilian research arm of the US military - the US Army Center of Health for Promotion and Preventive Medicine - West. He advises on issues of biology and genetics research in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
- Taxonomy of Sand Flies (Lutzomyia Verrucarum Group) in South America
Professor Munstermann works to establish a new taxonomy for the 400 sand fly species in the genus Lutzomyia.
Education & Training
- University of Notre Dame (1979)
Honors & Recognition
- Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, University of Minnesota, Morris
- Elected President, Connecticut Entomological Society
- Team Research Award (with M. Braks, J. Birungi, S. Juliano, L. Lounibos, R. Lourenco de Oliveira, G. O’Meara), Florida Entomological Society
- 14th Rozeboom Lecturer in Medical Entomology, John Hopkins University
- Published photographs of Insect Vectors of Disease in 42 newspapers, research journals and books, including Science, New York Times and Yale Medicine