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.
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Professor Timothy Dye specializes in Global Health Affairs, with a focus upon community-based participatory research in isolated and marginalized communities throughout the world. To date, Professor Dye's external research and program funding as Principal Investigator and Project Director exceeds $5 million, most of which has supported global work. Professor Dye is the founding director of several academic organizations and centers, including the Women's and Children's Health Care Research Center at the State University of New York's Upstate Medical University, the Division of Public Health at the University of Rochester, and most recently the Center for Global Health at the University of Rochester.