Michael Osterholm, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Director, Minnesota Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance
Infectious disease, Public Health, Health policy, Food safety, Biosecurity
Michael Osterholm is an internationally recognized expert on infectious disease epidemiology, including global threats to public health. Specifically, he tackles issues like bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and food-borne disease. He also develops new approaches to public health disease surveillance and outbreak response. Osterholm's work has resulted in public health policies and practices that improve lives around the globe.
Sources of Funding
National Institutes of Health
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation