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Andrew Park

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty
University of Georgia
Room 126, Ecology Bldg.
Athens, GA 30602

Office: (706) 542-5373
Fax: (706) 542-4819
email: awpark@uga.edu

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Dr. Park has a joint appointment in the Odum School of Ecology and the Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine.


Ph.D. - Cambridge University, UK

Research Interests

  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Ecology and evolution of host-parasite systems
  • Mathematical and computer modeling of natural systems

Professional Affiliations

Ecological Society of America

Society for the Study of Evolution

Selected Publications

Haven, J, Magori, K & Park, A.W. 2012. Ecological and inhost factors promoting distinct parasite life-history strategies in Lyme borreliosis. Epidemics (in press).

Park, A.W. 2012. Infectious disease in animal metapopulations: the importance of environmental transmission. Ecology and Evolution, 2: 1398–1407. doi: 10.1002/ece3.257

Park, A. W., Jokela, J. & Michalakis, Y. 2010. Parasites and deleterious mutations: interactions influencing the evolutionary maintenance of sex. J. Evol. Biol. 23(5): 1013-1023.

Park, A.W., Daly, J.M., Lewis, N.S., Smith, D.J., Wood, J.L.N. & Grenfell, B.T. 2009. Quantifying the impact of immune escape on transmission dynamics of influenza. Science 326(5953): 726-728.

Park, A. W. & Glass, K. 2007. Dynamic patterns of avian and human influenza in East and South East Asia. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 7(8): 543-548.

Day, T., Andre, J. B. & Park, A. W. 2006. The evolutionary emergence of pandemic influenza. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 273(1604): 2945-2953.

Day, T., Park, A.W. Madras, N., Gumel, A. &Wu, J. 2006. When is quarantine a useful control strategy for emerging infectious diseases? Am. J. Epidemiol. 163(5): 479-485.

Park, A.W., Wood, J.L.N., Daly, J.M., Newton, J.R., Glass, K., Henley, W., Mumford, J.A. & Grenfell, B.T. 2004. The effects of strain heterology on the epidemiology of equine influenza in a vaccinated population. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 271(1548): 1547-1555.

Daly, J.M., Yates, P.J., Newton, J.R., Park, A.W., Henley, W., Wood, J.L.N., Davis-Poynter, N., & Mumford, J.A. 2004. Evidence supporting the inclusion of strains from each of the two co-circulating lineages of H3N8 equine influenza virus in vaccines. Vaccine 22(29-30): 4101-4109.

Park, A.W., Wood, J.L.N., Newton, J.R., Daly, J., Mumford, J.A. & Grenfell, B.T. 2003. Optimising vaccination strategies in equine influenza. Vaccine 21: 2862- 2870.

Park, A.W., Gubbins, S. & Gilligan, C.A. 2002. Extinction times for closed epidemics: the effects of host spatial structure. Ecol. Lett. 5: 747-755.

Park, A.W., Gubbins, S. & Gilligan, C.A. 2001. Invasion and persistence of plant parasites in a spatially structured metapopulation. OIKOS 94(1): 162-174.

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