Betsy Foxman is a Professor of epidemiology and the Director of the Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (MAC-EPID) at the University of Michigan. Dr. Foxman is a Molecular Epidemiologist; her work focuses on the epidemiology of acute, chronically recurring bacterial infections, particularly urinary tract infections, otitis media, and lactation mastitis. She and her collaborators work on describing the transmission system, characterizing antibiotic resistance, and identifying the genetic variability of uropathogenic Echerichia coli, Group B Streptococcus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Streptococcus mutans. Dr. Foxman is past president of the American College of Epidemiology, past chair of the American Public Health Association Epidemiology Section, and first past chair and founder of the Michigan Public Health Association Epidemiology Section.
Biography Updated on 10 May 2007