Dr. David L. Smith - MAP-AM
Dave Smith studied mathematics at Brigham Young University, and earned his PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University.
After a short postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland.
In 2003, he moved to the Fogarty International Center, and in 2007, he became an Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, and the Associate Director for Disease Ecology at the Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida.
Dave's research interests are in the ecology of infectious diseases, mathematical epidemiology, the evolution of antimicrobial resistance, and the bioeconomics of infectious diseases.
role in map is to lead, advise and help implement the epidemiological modelling components of the research.