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Training Experience

1967BSZoologyCalifornia State University Long Beach, California 
1972MSPHInfectious and Tropical DiseasesUniversity of California, Los Angeles, California
1977PhDEpidemiology University of California, Los Angeles, California
    

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Member, CDC Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Infectious Diseases

Member, UTMB Institute for Human Infections & Immunity

Professional Information

Professional Work History

2010 - presentDirector, Galveston National LaboratoryUniversity of Texas Medical BranchGalveston, Texas
2013 - presentJohn Sealy Distinguished Chair in Tropical Emerging VirologyUniversity of Texas Medical Branch 
2006 - 2013Robert E. Shope MD and John S. Dunn Distinguished Chair in Global HealthUniversity of Texas Medical Branch 
2005 - 2006Coordinator for Influenza, Coordinating Center for Infectious DiseasesCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta, Georgia
2000 - 2005Director, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases National Center for Infectious DiseasesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention 
1996 - 2000Associate Director for Global Health National Center for Infectious DiseasesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention 
1992 - 1996Epidemiologist (CDC) and Medical Officer (WHO)World Health OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland

 

Military Experience

1992       Director, Disease Assessment DivisionUnited States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease

Fort Detrick, Frederick Maryland

Bethesda, Maryland

1981-1991Chief, Department of EpidemiologyUnited States Army Medical Research Institute of infectious Disease 
1979 - 1981Chief, Arbovirus Section, Virology DepartmentGorgas Memorial LaboratoryPanama
1977-1979Commander

United States Army Medical Research Unit

Belem, Brazil
1975-1977Civilian Education Program-Doctorate

University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

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Projects 2009 2021

Research Output 1972 2018

A Quarter Century of Emerging Infectious Diseases - Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

LeDuc, J. & Sorvillo, T. E., May 1 2018, In : Acta medica academica. 47, 1, p. 117-130 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emerging Communicable Diseases
Disease Outbreaks
Public Health
Internationality
Economic Development

Network for safe and secure labs

LeDuc, J. & Yuan, Z., Oct 19 2018, In : Science. 362, 6412, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citations

Emerging Viral Diseases: Why We Need to Worry about Bats, Camels, and Airplanes

LeDuc, J. & Nathanson, N., 2016, Viral Pathogenesis: From Basics to Systems Biology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 215-231 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Camelus
Virology
Aircraft
Virus Diseases

Emerging Viral Diseases

LeDuc, J. & Nathanson, N., 2016, Viral Pathogenesis and Immunity. Elsevier Ltd

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations

Meeting report: Tenth International Conference on Hantaviruses

Papa, A., Vaheri, A., LeDuc, J., Krüger, D. H., Avšič-Županc, T., Arikawa, J., Song, J. W., Markotić, A., Clement, J., Liang, M., Li, D., Yashina, L. N., Jonsson, C. B. & Schmaljohn, C. S., Sep 1 2016, In : Antiviral Research. 133, p. 234-241 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hantavirus
Carbon Monoxide
Phylogeny
Virus Replication
Ecology

Activities 1991 2016

  • 22 Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Indo-U.S. Workshop on Building Regional Capacity to Tackle Challenges of Emerging Infectious and Global Health Safety-Building Regional Capacity to Tackle Challenges of Emerging Infectious and Global Health Safety

James LeDuc (Chair)
Feb 2 2016Feb 4 2016

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

National Academy of Sciences Second Regional Meeting of the Committee on Federal Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century.

James LeDuc (Speaker)
Oct 29 2015Oct 30 2015

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Research Priorities to Inform Public Health and Medical Practice for Ebola Virus Diseases—Workshop in Brief

James LeDuc (Speaker)
Nov 2014

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Texas Senate Hearing: Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases

James LeDuc (Speaker)
Oct 7 2014

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Challenges of Emerging Infections and Global Health Safety

James LeDuc (Chair)
2014

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups