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Scientific Dissemination Committee

The purpose of the Scientific Dissemination Committee is to promote the scientific work of the society, its members, and the field of epidemiology to both the scientific community and the general public through a variety of means, including podcasting, twitter and other mediums and through actively engaging with the journal of the society, the American Journal of Epidemiology, to consider ways in which to optimize function of the society and of the journal for mutual benefit.

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Matthew Fox

Scientific Dissemination Committee Co-Chair

Matthew Fox, DSc, MPH, is Professor in the Department Global Health & Development and in the Department of Epidemiology at Boston University. Dr. Fox joined the center in 2001. His research interests include treatment outcomes in HIV-treatment programs, infectious disease epidemiology (with specific interests in HIV and pneumonia), and epidemiologic methods. Dr. Fox works on ways to improve retention in HIV-care programs in South Africa from the time of testing HIV-positive through long-term treatment. As part of this work, he is involved in analyses to assess the impact of changes in South Africa¹s National Treatment Guidelines for HIV.  Read more


Boston University School of Public Health
801 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02118
Tele: (617) 358-2062



Bryan James

Scientific Dissemination Committee Co-Chair

Bryan D. James is associate professor at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Epidemiology Research, at Rush University Medical Center. He received his PhD in epidemiology of aging from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on identifying social and lifestyle risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, cognitive decline and disability at the population level. He is currently funded by the National Institute on Aging to examine why hospitalization leads to faster cognitive decline in many older adults.


Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
1750 W. Harrison St., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 563-2112
Fax: (312) 942-2297


Abigail Cartus

Allison Aiello

Anna Pollack

Ariel Beccia

Arijit Nandi

Daniel Kim

Enrique Schisterman

Ghassan Hamra

Hailey Banack

Hamid Ferdosi

Harriett Telljohann

Jasmine Sweeting

Jennifer Adibi

Joanna “Asia” Maselko

Kazuki Yoshida

Kimberly Parra

Leny Mathew

Lori Biddle

Melinda Power

Mustafa Hussein

Nichole Austin

Rachael Stolzenberg-Solomon

Steve Cole

Steven Barger

Steven Stovitz

Tamala Gondwe

Traci Bethea

Veronica Eloesa McSorley