Lead of the Health Determinants Programme
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Professor Jan C. Semenza directs the work on environmental and social determinants of infectious diseases at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm.   He was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  He also worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) and conducted public health projects in Uzbekistan, Sudan, Egypt, Denmark, Brazil, and Haiti.  Professor Semenza taught epidemiology and environmental health in the Oregon Masters Program of Public Health.  His research has been published in high-impact journals such as Cell, New England J of Medicine, Lancet ID, Science, Nature Climate Change and in several books.