Perry Smith

Perry Smith, MD

Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Public Health Surveillance and Informatics.

The World Within Reach
Perry Smith, MD
Research Full Professor

School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

GEC 130



 MD, University of Cincinnati (1977)

Research Interests

 AIDS/HIV epidemiology; AIDS case surveillance; HIV seroprevalence and seroincidence studies; health care worker HIV transmission.


  • Chang HH, Tserenpuntsag B, Kacica M, Smith PF, Morse DL: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    Incidence in New York. EID 2004; 10:928-931.
  • Wu C, Chang H, McNutt L, Smith PF: Estimating the Mortality Rate of Hepatitis C UsingMultiple Data Sources. Epidemiology and Infection 2005; 133:121-5.
  • Tserenpuntsag B, Chang HH, Smith PF, Morse D: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Risk and Escherichia
    coli 0157:H7. EID 2005; 12:1955-1957.
  • Smith PF, Birkhead GS: Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting for Health Surveillance. In:M'ikanatha NM, Lynfield R, Van Beneden C, de Valk H. (eds), Infectious Disease Surveillance. Blackwell Publishing, London, 2007.
  • Schaffzin JK, Pollock L, Schulte C, Henry K, Dayan G, Blog D, Smith P: Effectiveness of Previous Mumps Vaccination During a Summer Camp Outbreak. Pediatrics 2007 Oct; 120(4):e862-868.
  • Chang HH, Smith PF, Tserenpuntsag B, Markey K, Parashar U, Morse DL: Reduction in hospitalizations for diarrhea and rotavirus infections in New York state following introduction of rotavirus vaccine. Vaccine 2009 (accessed November 27, 2009, at 2&_user=28361&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_acct=C0 0003438&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=28361&md5=94b871c8685ea65d148add48746bc73)
  • Smith PF, Ross DA: Information, Knowledge, and Wisdom in Public Health Surveillance. J
    Public Health Manage Pract 2012; 18(3),193-195.
  • Smith PF, Hadler JL, Stanbury M, Rolfs RT, Hopkins RS, CSTE Surveillance Strategy Group: “Blueprint
    Version 2.0”: Updating Public Health Surveillance for the 21st Century. J Public Health Manage Pract 2012 (accessed September 27, 2012, at .
  • Gathecha G, Makokha A, Wanzala P, Omolo J, Smith P: Dental Caries and Oral Health Practices
    Among 12 Year Old Children in Nairobi West and Mathira West Districts, Kenya. Pan Afr Med J 2012; 12:42.
  • Stricof RL, Van Antwerpen C, Smith PF, Birkhead GS: Lessons Learned While Implementing
    Mandatory Healthcare-Associated Infection Reporting in New York State. J Public Health Manage Pract 2013, 19(4), 294-299.