Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Daniel Bausch

Associate Professor - Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Contact Info
dbausch@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.A., Northwestern University, Psychology, 1983
  • M.D., Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 1989
  • M.A., Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Public Health, 1994

Academic Experience

  • Director, Emerging Infections Department, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima, Peru, (seconded from Tulane University), 2011-
  • Associate Professor, Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Tulane School of Medicine, 2003-

Research & Teaching Specializations: Tropical medicine; viral hemorrhagic fevers, building research capacity in developing countries; health and human rights.

Related Experience

  • Senior Medical-Technical Coordinator, WHO Mano River Union Lassa Fever Network, World Health Organization (WHO), 2004-2009
  • Medical Officer (and Acting Chief, 2001-2002), Epidemiology Unit, Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1996-2003
  • Commander, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, 2001-2003

Distinctions

  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Review, 2010
  • Outstanding Unit Citation, SARS Outbreak Response Team, Surgeon General, Department of Health and Human Services, 2005
  • Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service as a member of the SARS Outbreak Response Team, Department of Health and Human Services, 2004
  • Foreign Duty Service Award, United States Public Health Service, 2003
  • Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service as a member of the Uganda Ebola Outbreak Response Team, Department of Health and Human Services, 2002

Language & Proficiency:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Patois

Selected Publications

  • 2011. “Ebola virus as a pathogen? Cause for consideration, but not panic.” (Invited editorial). Jlnfecf Dis 204(2): 179-81.
  • 2011. With Kortepeter and Bray. “Basic clinical and laboratory features of filoviral hemorrhagic fever.” J Infect Dis 204 Suppl 3:S810-6.
  • 2010. With Hadí, Khan, and Lertora. “Review of the literature and proposed guidelines for the use of oral post-exposure prophylaxis for Lassa fever.” Clin Infect Dis 51 (12): 1435-41.
  • 2009. “Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Gabon: Chaos to Control.” In Dworkin (ed): Outbreak Investigations Around the World: Case Studies in Infectious Disease Field Epidemiology. Sudbury, MA, Jones and Bartlett Publishers
  • 2008. With Dery. “A DNA vaccine for the prevention of Ebola virus infection.” Curr Opin Mol Ther 1O(3):285-93.

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 2

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