Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
UAB-University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Infectious Diseases
September 1989 – Present
Managing Senior Director
Shoreland, Inc (publishers of Travax)
January 1997 – Present
Shoreland, Inc. is the leading global provider of time-sensitive, decision-relevant travel and environmental medicine risk information. Shoreland specializes in providing analyses and recommendations to health care providers and medical planners for use during pre-travel medical consultations.
On a daily basis, the digital Travax platform provides continuously updated data on international in-country health threats, risks, counter-measures, and resources. The subscriber base includes federal government agencies, Fortune 100 multinational corporations, NGOs, travel operators, public health agencies, major universities, and individual medical providers. Primary users are medical directors, medical planners and clinical personnel responsible for the health, safety, and medical needs of travelers and those posted overseas. The Travax platform also includes medical decision support modules, web-based map applications, and medical facilities information.
President as well as Director Gorgas Course in Tropical Medicine
Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine
1995 – Present
Associate Editor Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal
Editorial Board-Journal of Travel Medicine
Founding Director, GeoSentinel Surveillance Network