Dr. Madhav Bhatta PhD, MPH

Dr. Bhatta has almost 15 years of administrative, teaching, training, and research experience in the field of public health, especially in infectious disease epidemiology and global health. He has taught for the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (health without boarders; infectious disease surveillance and control; global perspectives in disease control and prevention) and served as the program director of the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health. Dr. Bhatta currently also serves as a consultant epidemiologist for the Carroll County and Tuscarawas County General Health Districts in Northeast Ohio as part of their Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program. As such he an integral part of the emergency preparedness response for these two counties and advises the health departments on all the epidemiologic aspects of emergency response and action.  Dr. Bhatta currently teaches courses in global health at the undergraduate and epidemiologic methods at the graduate level in the college. Dr. Bhatta has published about a dozen articles, book chapters, and abstracts on topics in public health.