Upcoming Events

Friday, Jan 24, 2014

From Lab to Landscape: Integrated Infectious Disease Research

Free Registration:


SUNY ESF, Gateway Building
Syracuse, NY

With a focus on multidisciplinary aspects of infectious diseases and environmental health, the symposium will feature distinguished speakers from research, academia, and public health practice. Topics will include current research on factors associated with the burden of emerging diseases of people and wildlife including:

  • ecological and climatic drivers
  • social and behavioral determinants
  • vector ecology and control
  • vaccine development and challenges
  • public health surveillance and interventions. 


For more information please contact, Michelle Scott, LPN at scottmic@upstate.edu

This event is sponsored by SUNY "Conversations in the Disciplines" (CID)

Creation of a Center

Creation of a center

Three compelling experts join together to develop the Center for Global Health and Translational Science at Upstate Medical University.

Mark Polhemus, MD, Timothy Endy, MD, MPH, and Rosemary Rochford, PhD have combined they’re efforts to enrich health and wellness globally thru scholarship, exploration, leadership and advocacy. CGHATS is a consortium for multidisciplinary opportunities in applied research, bringing together a multitude of experts in a wide range of scientific and healthcare fields.

Mark Polhemus, MD has been engaged in scientific research and clinical medicine for more than years. His area of expertise is translational science, overseas research development and collaboration, and clinical infectious disease.

Timothy Endy, MD, MPH has studied infectious disease worldwide as both a scientist and clinician for the past twenty six years. He is an international expert in the field of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever and emerging viral pathogens.

Rosemary Rochford, PhD has been conducting scientific research projects for more than twenty years. The focus of her research is the role of the Epstein-Barr Virus and malaria in the etiology of endemic Burkitt’s Lymphoma, the most common childhood cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.