James Dunford, PhD, MS, BA

Courtesy Assistant Professor

Department of Environmental and Global Health
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Gainesville, FL 32611



  • US Navy/CDC Fellowship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-2013
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida, 2007
  • Master of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1996

Research Interests

  • Vector biology, surveillance, and control
  • Vector pathogen detection
  • Testing and evaluation of vector surveillance and control technologies
  • Insecticide resistance 
  • Taxonomy/systematics of medically important arthropods
  • Public health entomology, one health

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