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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Davidson Hamer, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FASTMH, FISTM is a Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health and School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Dr. Hamer, a board-certified specialist in infectious diseases with a particular interest in tropical infectious diseases, has extensive field experience in neonatal and child survival research including studies of micronutrient interventions, maternal and neonatal health, malaria, pneumonia, and diarrheal diseases. During the last 20+ years, he has supervised and provided technical support to more than 50 studies in developing countries that evaluated interventions for improving neonatal survival, improving access for pregnant women to emergency obstetrical care, treatment and prevention of malaria, HIV/AIDS, micronutrient deficiencies, diarrheal disease, and pneumonia. Dr. Hamer received a MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a BA in biology and French from Amherst College. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and the International Society of Travel Medicine. Dr. Hamer currently has active projects in Zambia, South Africa, and the United States. Major current projects include testing sustainable strategies for maternity waiting homes and using community health workers to improve early childhood development in rural South Africa. In addition, Dr. Hamer is the PI for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network, a global network of 70 sites in 31 countries that conducts surveillance of emerging infectious diseases using returning travelers, immigrants, and refugees as sentinels of infection (www.istm.org/geosentinel).

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Concept Travel Medicine
Academic Article Travel-related health problems of Hong Kong residents: Assessing the need for travel medicine services.
Academic Article Vaccine administration decision making: the case of yellow fever vaccine.
Academic Article Health challenges of young travelers visiting friends and relatives compared with those traveling for other purposes.
Academic Article Response to letter.
Academic Article Hepatitis B screening in US travelers seen at the Boston area travel medicine network.
Academic Article Remote destinations
Academic Article Remote destinations
Academic Article Prevention of hepatitis A and hepatitis B infection in international travelers. CME Monograph on the live satellite symposium at the 10th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine
Academic Article Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of US practitioners who provide pre-travel advice.
Academic Article International travel by persons with medical comorbidities: understanding risks and providing advice.
Academic Article Preferences and decision needs of Boston-area travelers to countries with risk of Yellow fever virus transmission: implications for health care providers.
Academic Article Travel to Brazil: analysis of data from the Boston Area Travel Medicine Network (BATMN) and relevance to travelers attending world cup and olympics.
Academic Article Characteristics of Travelers to Asia Requiring Multidose Vaccine Schedules: Japanese Encephalitis and Rabies Prevention.
Award or Honor Receipt Fellow, ISTM
Academic Article Clostridium difficile infection in returning travellers.
Academic Article Bordetella pertussis infections in travelers: data from the GeoSentinel global network.
Academic Article FC
Academic Article PO 11.07
Academic Article Abstract 724 (poster), 62nd Annual ASTMH Meeting, Washington, DC
Academic Article Abstract 728 (poster), 62nd Annual ASTMH Meeting, Washington, DC
Academic Article Oral lightning presentation at “The Crossroads of Wilderness and Travel Medicine” (WMS Annual Meeting in Conjunction with the 6th Regional Meeting of the ISTM)
Academic Article 14th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine (CISTM 14)
Academic Article FC6.01 presented at the 15th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine
Academic Article FC8.02 presented at the 15th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine
Academic Article Illness among US resident student travellers after return to the USA: a GeoSentinel analysis, 2007-17.
Academic Article Pretravel Health Preparation of International Travelers: Results From the Boston Area Travel Medicine Network.

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