International Activity of the Faculty : Vietnam

Robert Heimer

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology
Director, Emerging Infections Program

Ha Noi, Vietnam (2011  - 2014)

Empowerment, Treatment, and Prevention for People who Inject Drug in Hanoi, Vietnam
Two studies are underway to explore the impact of changing methods of responding to injection drug use in Vietnam.

Virginia Pitzer

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Vietnam (2012)

Typhoid fever dynamics and potential impact of vaccination
We are using mathematical models to better understand epidemiological patterns in the incidence of typhoid fever, predict the potential impact of vaccination, and identify key questions for future field and laboratory studies.