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Personal profile

Research Interests

My research focuses on epidemiology, specifically the mathematical and statistical modeling of disease, with an emphasis on control. I am particularly interested in the ways that data can be used for real-time response to disease.

Teaching

I teach Principles and Methods of Epidemiology, PATH 517, every fall. I also lead the discussion-based Epidemiology/Parasitology Seminar, PATH 527, most springs, with a changing topic each semester. I co-facilitating a new course on Global One Health: Infectious Diseases, being held in Fall 2019 under PATH 494. I am also available for independent studies related to epidemiology and disease modeling.

URL

http://vetmed.illinois.edu/mdci/

Education/Academic qualification

epidemiology, PhD, Cornell University

Award Date: Aug 22 2011

biosecurity and risk analysis, MS, Kansas State University

Award Date: Aug 10 2007

veterinary, DVM, Cornell University

Award Date: May 29 2005

Keywords

  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • epidemiology
  • disease modeling
  • data analysis

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Research Output

  • 58 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Conference contribution
Open Access
  • Ranking disease control strategies with stochastic outcomes

    Verteramo Chiu, L. J., Tauer, L. W., Gröhn, Y. T. & Smith, R. L., Mar 2020, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 176, 104906.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Assessment of the bovine tuberculosis elimination protocol in the United States

    Verteramo Chiu, L. J., Tauer, L. W., Smith, R. L. & Grohn, Y. T., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 3, p. 2384-2400 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Datasets

    DairyCoinfection

    Smith, R. L. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dec 15 2017

    Dataset

    Case Studies for 'An Interdisciplinary Approach to One Health: Course Design, Development and Delivery'

    Chakraborty, S. (Creator), Andrade, F. C. D. (Creator), Smith, R. L. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jun 30 2020

    Dataset

    Press / Media

    What to know about ticks when it comes to your pets

    Rebecca Lee Smith

    8/9/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    How to get involved with tick, mosquito research

    Rebecca Lee Smith

    5/16/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Consider collecting ticks Memorial Day Weekend

    Rebecca Lee Smith

    5/15/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media