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Timothy D. Dye, Ph.D.

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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

Education

1985
BA | Syracuse University
International Relations

1987
MPA | Syracuse University
Public Administration

1987
MA | Syracuse University
International Relations

1990
MS | University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Epidemiology

1993
PhD | University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Anthropology

2013
MA | Syracuse University
Documentary Film and History

Awards

2018
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry's Faculty Diversity Award

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


Fellow (Elected)
Sponsor: Royal Society of Public Health
Location: UK


Fellow (elected)
Sponsor: Society for Applied Anthropology
Location: USA

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/25/2021
Lyu H, Wang J, Wu W, Duong V, Zhang X, Dye TD, Luo J. "Social media study of public opinions on potential COVID-19 vaccines: informing dissent, disparities, and dissemination." . 2021 Aug 25; Epub 2021 Aug 25.

8/10/2021
De Ver Dye T, Tavarez ZQ, Pérez Ramos JG, Fernandez ID, Vega CV, Vega Ocasio DM, Avendaño E, Cardona Cordero NR, Hering CD, Dozier AM, Groth SW. "Participation in genetic research among Latinx populations by Latin America birth-residency concordance: a global study." Journal of community genetics.. 2021 Aug 10; Epub 2021 Aug 10.

8/2/2021
Vega Ocasio D, Stewart-Ibarra AM, Sippy R, Li C, McCue K, Bendinskas KG, Gump BB, Cueva-Aponte C, Ayala EB, Morrell CN, Dye TD. "Social Stressors, Arboviral Infection, and Immune Dysregulation in the Coastal Lowland Region of Ecuador: A Mixed Methods Approach in Ecological Perspective." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2021 Aug 2; Epub 2021 Aug 02.

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