UTHealth Expert List

Travel Medicine

Herbert DuPont, M.D.

Herbert  DuPont
  • Director, Center for Infectious Diseases, UTHealth School of Public Health
  • Mary W. Kelsey Chair in the Medical Sciences, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
  • Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health

Herbert L. DuPont, M.D., has served as infectious disease epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and as president of both the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. DuPont is the author of over 650 scientific papers and 19 textbooks. He can discuss Ebola, influenza, travel medicine, disease outbreaks, intestinal infections and acute diarrhea, food-borne illnesses and norovirus as he was one of the researchers who discovered the virus.

Previous interview: http://go.uth.edu/KPRC_flu


Charles Ericsson, M.D.

Charles  Ericsson
  • Dr. and Mrs. Carl V. Vartian Professor in Infectious Diseases and Head of Clinical Infectious Diseases, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
  • Director of Travel Medicine Clinic, UT Physicians, part of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
  • Medical staff member, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital

Charles D. Ericsson, M.D., is an infectious disease and travel medicine specialist and has conducted clinical studies on traveler’s diarrhea in Guadalajara, Mexico. Ericsson can address food-borne diseases that plague some cruise ships, deep vein thrombosis that can afflict travelers on prolonged air flights and infectious diseases, such as Ebola, that are more common in other parts of the world. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Travel Medicine and past president of the International Society of Travel Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Previous interview: http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/health&id=8377098