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Timothy D. Dye, Ph.D.

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Biography

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.

Professional Background

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

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1987
MPA | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Public Administration

1987
MA | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
International Relations

1985
BA | Syracuse University
International Relations

1990
MS | SUNY Buffalo
Epidemiology

1993
PhD | SUNY Buffalo
Anthropology

Awards

2016
Fulbright Specialist
Sponsor: Fulbright Commission
Location: United Nations University Institute for Computing and Society

2014
Fellow (Elected)
Sponsor: American College of Epidemiology

2012
Fulbright Specialist Award
Sponsor: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

2009
MEDICC Scholar
Sponsor: Medical Education Cooperation in Cuba (MEDICC)

2006
Antarctic Service Medal
Sponsor: National Science Foundation

2004 - Present
Fellow (2004) and Chartered Geographer (2006)
Sponsor: Royal Geographic Society
Location: London, UK

2001
MCH Young Professional Award
Sponsor: American Public Health Association

1985 - 1987
Hindi and South Asia Studies - Predoctoral Fellow
Sponsor: US Department of Education

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/27/2016
Launay E, Cohen JF, Bossuyt PM, Buekens P, Deeks J, Dye T, Feltbower R, Ferrari A, Kramer M, Leeflang M, Moher D, Moons KG, von Elm E, Ravaud P, Chalumeau M. "Reporting studies on time to diagnosis: proposal of a guideline by an international panel (REST)." BMC medicine. 2016 Sep 27; 14(1):146. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

7/2016
Dye T, Li D, Demment M, Groth S, Fernandez D, Dozier A, Chang J. "Sociocultural variation in attitudes toward use of genetic information and participation in genetic research by race in the United States: implications for precision medicine." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA.. 2016 Jul 0; 23(4):782-6. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

6/2/2016
McIntosh S, Pérez-Ramos J, Demment MM, Vélez Vega C, Avendaño E, Ossip DJ, Dye TD. "Development and Implementation of Culturally Tailored Offline Mobile Health Surveys." JMIR public health and surveillance.. 2016 Jun 2; 2(1):e28. Epub 2016 Jun 02.

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