Timothy D. Dye, Ph.D.

Timothy D. Dye, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box CU420708
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Professional Bio

Professor Timothy Dye is a medical anthropologist and social epidemiologist who specializes in applied public health, particularly within marginalized, isolated, and global populations, and with a content focus on social and cultural determinants of health. Dr. Dye's research program focuses upon developing and understanding community-driven solutions to public health problems, and has included funded projects around such topics as micronutrition among women and children in Tibet (CDC), informatics and public health decision making in Costa Rica (NIH), and injury and culture in Antarctica (NSF).

In recent years, Dr. Dye has led teams around the world, including Lebanon, Turkey, China, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Nigeria, Tibet, India, Kashmir, Ladakh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Petite Martinique, Kenya, Antarctica, Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Professor Dye's most recent work focuses upon the use and integration of biological and public health information systems to address the social and medical determinants of high-risk conditions of pregnancy and infancy.

Patient Care Bio

Professor Timothy Dye is a medical anthropologist and social epidemiologist who specializes in applied public health, particularly within marginalized, isolated, and global populations, and with a content focus on social and cultural determinants of health. Dr. Dye's research program focuses upon developing and understanding community-driven solutions to public health problems, and has included funded projects around such topics as micronutrition among women and children in Tibet (CDC), informatics and public health decision making in Costa Rica (NIH), and injury and culture in Antarctica (NSF).

In recent years, Dr. Dye has led teams around the world, including Lebanon, Turkey, China, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Nigeria, Tibet, India, Kashmir, Ladakh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Petite Martinique, Kenya, Antarctica, Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Professor Dye's most recent work focuses upon the use and integration of biological and public health information systems to address the social and medical determinants of high-risk conditions of pregnancy and infancy.

Awards & Honors (National)

Fellow (Elected) | American College of Epidemiology 2014
Fulbright Specialist Award | Institut Pasteur, Paris, France 2012
MEDICC Scholar | Medical Education Cooperation in Cuba (MEDICC) 2009
Antarctic Service Medal | National Science Foundation 2006
Fellow (2004) and Chartered Geographer (2006) | Royal Geographic Society | London, UK 2004 - Present
MCH Young Professional Award | American Public Health Association 2001
Hindi and South Asia Studies - Predoctoral Fellow | US Department of Education 1985 - 1987

Current Appointments

Associate Chair, Research - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Medical Informatics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Education

PhD | Anthropology | SUNY Buffalo1993
MS | Epidemiology | SUNY Buffalo1990
MPA | Public Administration | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs1987
MA | International Relations | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs1987
BA | International Relations | Syracuse University1985