Millicent Eidson, D.V.M.

SUNY   Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
 

NYS Department of Health
Research Scientist, Office of Public Health Practice

Address: 
New York State Department of Health
923 Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza
Albany NY 12237

Phone: 518-474-5973
Fax: 
518-473-0476
E-mail: millicent.eidson@health.ny.gov                                                     

Education:
D.V.M., Colo. State Univ., 1983
M.A. Univ. of Colo., 1979 Social Psychology

Research Interests:
Climate change and health, zoonotic diseases

Teaching:
EPI 625 Zoonoses, SPH 680 MPH Seminar, EPI 501 (online)

Selected Publications and Presentations:
Eidson M, Miller J, Kramer L, Cherry B, Hagiwara Y. Dead crow densities and human cases of West Nile virus, New York State, 2000. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Jul-Aug 2001; 7(4): 662-664.

Eidson M. Neon needles in a haystack: The advantages of passive surveillance for West Nile Virus. In: White DJ, Morse DL, eds. West Nile Virus: Detection, Surveillance, and Control, New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 2001;951:38-53.

Eidson M, Schmit K, Keegan M, Trimarchi CV, Tserenpuntsag B, Willsey A.  Development of bat rabies education materials.  Evidence-based Preventive Medicine, 2004:1:85-91.

Robbins A, Eidson M, Keegan M, Sackett D, Laniewicz B.  Bat Incidents at Children's Camps, New York State, 1998–2002. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2005;11:302-5.

Eidson M, Matthews S, Willsey A, Cherry B, Rudd B, Trimarchi C. Rabies in a pet guinea pig and seven pet rabbits.  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 2005;227:932-5.

Eidson M, Schmit K, Hagiwara Y, Anand M, Backenson PB, Gotham I, Kramer L. Dead crow density and West Nile virus monitoring, New York. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2005;11:662-4.

Zeng D, Chen H, Eidson M, Gotham I, Lynch C.  Disease Informatics and Outbreak Detection.  In: Chen H, Fuller S, McCray A, eds. Advances in Medical Informatics: Knowledge Management and Data Mining in Biomedicine. Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 359-395.

Johnson G D, Eidson M, Schmit K, Ellis A, Kulldorff M. Geographic Prediction of Human Onset of West Nile Virus Using Dead Crow Clusters: An Evaluation of Year 2002 Data in New York State. Am J Epidemiol 2006; 163:171-180.

Recuenco S, Eidson M, Cherry B, Johnson G. Risk-based cost modeling of oral rabies vaccine interventions for raccoon rabies. Zoonoses and Public Health 2009; 56(1):16-23.

Eidson M, Bingman AK. Terrestrial rabies and human postexposure prophylaxis, New York, USA. Emerg Infect Dis 2010;16(3):527-529.

Hess JJ, Eidson M, Tlumak JE, Raab KK, Luber G. An evidence-based public health approach to climate change adaptation. Env Hlth Persp, 2014;in press. Available at: http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1307396/.

Eidson M, Pradhan E, Morse D. Assessing the contributions of an academic health department for a school of public health in New York State. Public Health Reports, 2014;129 (May/June):296-302.

Birkhead GS, Eidson M, Dewar D, Nasca P, Morse DL, Shah NR. Integrating public health education in a public health practice setting: the experience of the School of Public Health, University at Albany and the New York State Department of Health. J Public Health Manag Pract, 2014;20(3):278-284.

Eidson M, Hagiwara Y, McNutt L, Rudd R. Bat rabies and human postexposure prophylaxis, New York, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011;17(12):2380-3.