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Examining the threats of our time...locally, regionally, and globally.

Gary Smith, PhD
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Professor of Population Biology and Epidemiology


  • Population dynamics of infectious and parasitic disease
  • Use of mathematical models of the transmission dynamics of infectious disease for design strategies for prevention and control


  • D. Phil., Ecology, York, UK
  • BA, Education, Cambridge University, UK
  • BA, Zoology, Oxford University, UK

Positions Held

  • Professor of Population Biology and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Associate Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Chief of the Section of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine

Professional Service/Activities

  • Director, Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology

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