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

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.

Research 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

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Sep 3
De Ver Dye T, Pelto G, Kristensen S, Samen A, Dozier A. "Attitudes and practices towards micronutrient supplementation among pregnant women in rural Tibet." Global public health. 2014 Sep 3; :1-10. Epub 2014 Sep 03.
2014 Sep
Rocha FG, Zalud I, Dye T. "Ethnic variation of gastroschisis and omphalocele in the United States of America." The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 2014 Sep; 27(14):1428-30. Epub 2014 Jan 13.
2014 Jan
Killeen JL, Dye T, Grace C, Hiraoka M. "Improved abnormal Pap smear triage using cervical cancer biomarkers." Journal of lower genital tract disease. 2014 Jan; 18(1):1-7.
2014
Soon R, Dye TD, Ralston NV, Berry MJ, Sauvage LM. "Seafood consumption and umbilical cord blood mercury concentrations in a multiethnic maternal and child health cohort." BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2014 14:209. Epub 2014 Jun 18.
2013 Jan
De Ver Dye T. "Transdisciplinary science and practice in action: the Maternal and Child Health Journal as shared space." Maternal and child health journal. 2013 Jan; 17(1):7-8.

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