Guthrie S. Birkhead, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
School of Public Health,SUNY
Director, Center for Community Health
Director, AIDS Institute
ESP, Corning Tower, Rm. 1417
Albany, New York
- A.B., cum laude, 1975. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
- M.D., cum laude, 1979. Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
- M.P.H., 1985. The John Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
- Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine, 1979-1982, University Hospital, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA.
- Preventive Medicine Resident, 1984-1985, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore MD.
- Preventive Medicine Resident, 1987-1988, Centers for Disease Control, Division of Surveillance and Epidemiologic Studies, Epidemiology Program Office, Atlanta, GA.
Epi 504, Computer Applications in Epidemiology, director
EpiInfo unit (first half of semester), Co-Director and
Epi 512, Topics in Infectious Disease Epidemiology,
Co-Course Director and Lecturer, Summer 1990, 1992,
Epi 605, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Co-Course
Director and Lecturer, 1989-1994, 1996.
Epi 605, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Surveillance,
SPH 701, Doctoral Seminar in Public Health. Co-Director
and Lecturer. AIDS unit (quarter semester), 1997-1999.
Graduate Courses Taught at other Universities/Institutions:
Instructor, Epidemiology Course, University of Vermont
College of Medicine, focusing on critical appraisal
of the medical literature, three two-hour sessions,
plus preparation, per week, January 1985 and 1986.
Instructor for the 1987 EIS Epidemiology Course and
facilitator for the EIS Course Field Exercise, Epidemiology
Program Office, Centers for Disease Control, full-time
participation for five weeks, including preparation
period involving curriculum review and problem set writing
and editing, during June-July 1987.
Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Birkhead GS, LeBaron CW, Parsons P, Grabau JC, Barr-Gale
L, Fuhrman J, Brooks S, Rosenthal J, Hadler SC, Morse
DL. The Immunization of Children Enrolled in the Special
Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children
(WIC): The Impact of Different Strategies. Journal of
the American Medical Association. 1995 Jul 26;274(4):312-6.
Wade NA*,**, Birkhead GS, Warren BL, Charbonneau TT,
French T, Wang L, Baum J, Tesoriero J, Savicki R. Abbreviated
Regimens of Zidovudine Prophylaxis and Perinatal Transmission
of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The New England
Journal of Medicine. 1998 Nov 12;339(20):1409-14.
Roush SW, Birkhead GS, Koo D, Coob A, Fleming D. Mandatory
Reporting of Diseases and Conditions by Health Care
Professionals and Laboratories. The Journal of the American
Medical Association. 1999 Jul 14;282(2):164-70.
Birkhead, GS, Chang HG, Smith PE, Warren BL, Glaros
RS, Pass KA, DeBuono BA. Consented testing of newborns
and childbearing women for human immunodeficiency virus
through a newborn metabolic screen program. American
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2000 Jul;183(1):245-51.
Recommendations from the Guidelines Working Group.
Gorman RR, Lee LM, Horan JM, Milstein RC, Pertowsky
CA, Waller MN, Birkhead GS. Updated Guidelines for Evaluating
Public Health Surveillance Systems. CDC, Morbidity and
Mortality Weekly Report 2001;50(No. RR-13): 1-29.
Pulver WP, Glebatis D, Wade N, Birkhead GS, Smith P.
Trends From an HIV Seroprevalence Study Among Childbearing
Women in New York State From 1988 Through 2000: A Valuable
Epidemiologic Tool. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent
Medicine. 2004 May;158(5):443-8.
Wade NA, Zielinski MA, Butsashvili M*, McNutt LA, Warren
BL, Glaros R, Cheku B, Pulver W, Pass K, Fox K, Novello
AC, Birkhead GS. Decline in Perinatal HIV Transmission
in New York State (1997-2000). Journal of Acquired Immune
Deficiency Syndromes. 2004 Aug 15;36(5):1075-82.
Hutchins SA, Birkhead GS, Kenyan K, et al. Public Health
Surveillance for Smallpox Disease in the United States,
2003-2005: Results of a National Survey. Clinical Infectious
Diseases, 2006. In Press.
Tesoriero J, Birkhead GS, Battles H, Heavner K*, Leung
SY, Nemeth C, Pulver W. The Impact of Name-Based Reporting
and Partner Notification on HIV Testing in New York
State. American Journal of Public Health. 2006. In Press.
Morse DL, Birkhead GS, Guzewich JJ. Investigating food-borne
disease. In: Foodborne Disease Handbook. Hui YH, Pierson
M, Gorham, JR (eds.). Los Angeles: Manuel Dekker. Second
Edition 2000: 587-643, and First Edition, 1994:547-603.