Millicent Eidson

Millicent Eidson

Zoonotic diseases, rabies, West Nile Virus, geographic information systems (GIS), infectious disease forecasting.

The World Within Reach
Millicent Eidson, DVM, MA

School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

NYS Department of Health - Research Scientist, Office of Public Health Practice
1092 Corning Tower



D.V.M., Colorado State University (1983)
M.A., Social Psychology, University of Colorado (1979)

Research Interests

 Zoonotic diseases, rabies, West Nile Virus, geographic information systems (GIS), infectious disease forecasting.

Additional Information

Recently Taught Courses:

EPI 625 Zoonoses
SPH 680 MPH Seminar
EPI 501 (online)


  • Eidson M, Clancy KA, Birkhead GS. Public health climate change adaptation planning using stakeholder feedback. J Pub Health Manag Pract. 2016; 22(1):E11-19.
  • Hess JJ, Eidson M, Tlumak JE, Raab KK, Luber G. An evidence-based public health approach to climate change adaptation. Env Hlth Persp. 2014;122(11):1177-1186.
  • 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, Bingman AK. Terrestrial rabies and human postexposure prophylaxis, New York, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16(3):527-529.
  • Recuenco S, Eidson M, Kulldorff M, Johnson G, and Cherry C. Spatial and temporal patterns of enzootic raccoon rabies adjusted for multiple covariates. International J Health Geographics. 2007;6(14):6-14.
  • Eidson M, Schmit K, Hagiwara Y, Anand M, Backenson PB, Gotham I, Kramer L. Dead crow density and West Nile virus monitoring, New York. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11(9):1370-5.
  • 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, Thilsted JP, Rollag OJ. Clinical, clinicopathologic, and pathologic features of plague in cats: 119 cases (1977-1988). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1991;199(9):1191-1197.
  • Eidson M, Philen RM, Sewell CM, Voorhees R, Kilbourne EM. L-tryptophan and eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome in New Mexico. Lancet. 1990;335(8690):645-648.