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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 ten 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.