Ricardo Castillo, PhD, DVM, MSPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Informatics, University of Pennsylvania
PUBH 5020 Intro to Epidemiology
I conduct community trials in Latin America to evaluate strategies for mass vaccination campaigns of animals in cities. I also implement innovative field surveillance activities for zoonotic diseases. I collaborate with local and regional authorities to inform better disease control and elimination programs.
- The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rabies reemergence in Latin America: The case of Arequipa, Peru
- Misuse, perceived risk, and safety issues of household insecticides: Qualitative findings from focus groups in Arequipa, Peru
- Clinical and epidemiological aspects of chronic Chagas disease from Southern Brazil