Louise-Anne McNutt

Studies disease transmission, and develops prevention programs for HIV and hepatitis

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Louise-Anne McNutt

Associate Professor
University at Albany
Department: Institute for Health and the Environment

Expertise:
Infectious disease epidemiology; epidemics; HIV/AIDS in developing countries; transmission of bloodborne pathogens (HIV, hepatitis); sexually transmitted diseases; intimate partner violence

Campus phone: (518) 525-2660
Campus email: lmcnutt@albany.edu

Biography:

Dr. McNutt works on infectious diseases (HIV, hepatitis, nosocomial infections, STIs). She also works on developing Schools of Public Health internationally, intimate partner violence interventions, and strengthening epidemiologic methods.

She conducts studies on transmission of infectious diseases in developing countries, with a focus on developing prevention programs to stop the progression of HIV and hepatitis. In the U.S., she conducts detailed studies of intimate partner violence (IPV) and its ramifications in other aspects of women's lives.

McNutt, who spent time in central Asia researching infectious diseases, has also conducted multiple outbreak investigations and an evaluation of a comprehensive AIDS curriculum, and continuously works on improving epidemiologic methods utilized in these studies.

McNutt previously worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Epidemic Intelligence Service. She received her doctorate in preventive medicine from the University of Iowa.