Dennis White, Ph.D.
SUNY Associate Professor
NYS Department of Health
Research Scientist 6
Office of Health Emergency Preparedness
Menands, NY 12204
Ph.D. - 1984, NYS College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse University, Environmental Forestry and Biology
M.S. - 1976, Rutgers University, Medical Entomology
Epi 612: Infectious Disease Epidemiology (1-2 lectures/semester)
Epi 512: Topics in Epidemiology, Arthropods and Human Disease, 2-3 credit-hour, week-long class taught during summer session.
Epi 6xx: Arthropods and Human Disease, 3-credit hour full semester course, in development.
Selected Publications and Presentations:
White, D.J., G.G. Chang, J.L. Benach, E.M. Bosler, S. Meldrum, R.G. Means, J.G. Debbie, G. Birkhead, and D.L. Morse. 1991. The geographic spread and temporal increase of the Lyme disease epidemic. J. Amer. Med. Assoc. 266:1230-1236.
Meldrum, S.C., G.S. Birkhead, D.J. White, J.L. Benach and D.L. Morse. 1992. Human babesiosis in New York State: An epidemiologic description of 136 cases. Clin. Inf. Dis. 15:1019-1023.
White, D.J., R.G. Means, G.S. Birkhead, et al. 1996. Human and rodent hantavirus infection in New York State: Public health significance of an emerging infectious disease. Arch. Int. Med. 156:722-6.
White, D.J., J. Talarico, H.-G. Chang, G.S. Birkhead, T. Heimberger, D.L. Morse. 1998. Human babesiosis in New York State: Review of 139 hospitalized cases and analysis of prognostic factors. Annals of Int. Med. 158:2149-54.
Nasci, R.S., D.J. White, H. Stirling, J. Oliver, T.J. Daniels, R.C. Falco, et al., 2001. West Nile virus isolates from mosquitoes in New York and New Jersey, 1999. Emerging Inf. Dis. 7(4): 626-630.
Nash, D., F. Mostashari, A. Fine, J. Miller, D. O’Leary, K. Murray, et al., 2001.Outbreak of West Nile virus infection, New York City area, 1999. NEJM. 344: 1807-1814.
Nasci, R.S., H.M. Savage, D.J. White, J.R. Miller, B.C. Cropp, M.S. Godsey, et al. 2001. West Nile virus in overwintering Culex mosquitoes, New York City, 2000. Emerg. Inf. Dis. 7(4): 742-744.
Gotham, I.J., M. Eidson, D.J. White, et al., 2001. West Nile Virus: A case study in how NY State Health information infrastructure facilitates preparation and response to disease outbreaks. J. Pub. Hlth. Manag. and Practice. 7(5):75-86.
Lukacik, G., M. Anand, E.J. Shusas, J.J. Howard, J. Oliver, H. Chen, P.B. Backenson, E.B. Kauffman, K.A. Bernard, L.D. Kramer, and D.J. White. 2006. West Nile virus surveillance in mosquitoes in New York State. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 22(2):264-271.
Stefanoff, P., M. Rosinska, S. Samuels, D.J. White, D.L. Morse, and S.E. Randolph. 2012. A national case-control study identifies human socio-economic status and activities as risk factors for tick-borne encephalitis in Poland. Public Library of Science, ONE, 7(9):e45511.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045511