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Pejman Rohani

Professor
Graduate Faculty
University of Georgia
Ecology Building
Athens, GA 30602

email: rohani@uga.edu

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Education

Ph.D. - Imperial College, University of London

Research Interests

  • Population biology
  • Spatial ecology
  • Epidemiology
  • Mathematical modeling

Honors and Awards

2014 -- Pearl L. Kendrick Collegiate Chair, University of Michigan

2008 – Faculty of 1000 Biology

2007 – Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2007 – Creative Research Medal, University of Georgia

2003 – New Investigator Award, Ellison Medical Foundation

1999 – University Research Fellow, Royal Society, UK

1999 – Advanced Research Fellow, Natural Environment Research Council, UK (declined)

1996 – Research Fellow, Natural Environment Research Council, UK

Professional Affiliations

Faculty: Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Member: Biomedical & Health Sciences Odum School

Member: Faculty of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia

Selected Publications

Riolo, M.A. & Rohani, P. (2015) Combating Pertussis Resurgence: One Booster Vaccination Schedule Doesn’t Fit All. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA doi/10.1073/pnas.1415573112

Martinez-Bakker, M., King, A.A., & Rohani, P. (2015) Unraveling the transmission ecology of polio. PLoS Biology 13 (6), e1002172.

Magpantay, F.M.G. & Rohani, P. (2015)  Pertussis epidemiology in the United States during the early vaccine era.  American Journal of Epidemiology (in press).

 

Handel, A. & Rohani, P. (2015) Crossing the scale from within-host infection dynamics to transmission fitness: A discussion of current assumptions and knowledge. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B. 370: 20140302 PDF

King, A.A., Domenech de Celles, M., Magpantay, F.M.G. & Rohani, P. (2015) Avoidable errors in the modeling of outbreaks of emerging pathogens, with special reference to Ebola. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 282: 20150347

Roche, B., Drake, J.M., Brown, J., Stallknecht, D.E., Bedford, T. & Rohani, P. Adaptive evolution and environmental durability jointly structure phylodynamic patterns in avian influenza viruses. PLoS Biology 12: e1001931.

Shrestha, S., Foxman,B., Weinberger, D.M., Steiner, C., Viboud, C. & Rohani, P. Identifying the interaction between influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia using incidence data. Science Translational Medicine 5: 191ra84.

Roche, B. , Rohani, P., Dobson, A.P. & Guegan, J.-F. (2013) Community ecology and epidemiology of infectious diseases: a new framework to study pathogen transmission through host community species. Am. Nat. 181: 1-11.

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Pejman Rohani