Alfonso Javier Rodriguez-Morales
Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, M.D., M.S., D.T.M. with honors, F.R.S.T.M. with honors, F.F.T.M., R.C.P.S. , Ph.D., works as a Professor of epidemiology, methodology, and biostatistics at the Public Health Division, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Razetti Medical School and Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela (UCV), Caracas, Venezuela. He serves as an Associated Researcher Ad Honorem, Jose Witremundo Torrealba Institute (former Center for Parasitological Research), Los Andes University (ULA), Trujillo, Venezuela. He holds the M.A. degree in protozoology from the ULA, a Diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene from the University of Alabama at Birgminhan and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene of London and of the Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the Tropical Medicine Institute, Faculty of Medicine, UCV. Currently, he works as a Research Director of populational studies at the Center for Studies on Growth and Development of the Population, Ministry of the Communities and Social Protection, Caracas, Venezuela. He serves as an Editor of the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries (JIDC) among other international journals in tropical medicine, infectious diseases and public health. His research interests are mainly focused on epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, ecology, ecoepidemiology, entomology, immunology, diagnostics, treatment and prevention of zoonoses such as leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, toxocariasis and other helminthiases, as well as other tropical diseases like dengue and malaria, including their presentaion in pregnancy and in travelers. He is a Member of the Society for Zoonotic Ecology and Epidemiology and the Committee of the International Society for Chemotherapy (ISC) Working Group on Zoonoses.
Biography Updated on 8 December 2010