Laura UO. Harrington, PhD
Health disparities, Vector borne diseases, public education and messaging
Infectious disease epidemiology
I’m a researcher involved with health equity research or practice, I’m an educator committed to diversity, equity and inclusion education
What I would like to offer as a collaborator…
I study the biology, ecology, behavior and control of mosquitoes and ticks that transmit human pathogens. For over 20 years, I have worked on the biology of mosquito vectors of dengue fever, West Nile virus and malaria. For the past 5 years, I have served as director of the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) with a focus on addressing pressing questions in vector biology and control in the NE USA. We work with, have access to, a diversity of professionals and communities from Virginia north to ME in the areas of public health entomology and vector borne disease epidemiology and control.
What I am looking for from a collaborator…
We are interested in collaborators working on public health education and messaging.