Dr. Susan P. Fisher-Hoch

epidemiologist University of Texas, School of Public Health

It's hard to begin describing the life of Dr. Fisher-Hoch. Suffice it to say, she's an expert on infectious diseases. She's studied rabies in Bangkok, Lassa Fever in Sierra Leone, and cholera in Pakistan. She's worked for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, and is co-author of, "Level 4: Virus Hunters for the CDC," a biographic book about her adventures traveling around the world to study disease outbreaks.

Dr. Susan P. Fisher-Hoch appears in the following:

I Am The Virus

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Ever since this whole "swine flu" thing erupted it's been nothing but talk about humans, humans, humans. But what's it been like to be a virus these last few weeks? Today, we shrink d...

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Update on swine flu death in Texas

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The spokeswoman for Houston's Department of Health and Human Services, Kathy Barton, told the Houston Chronicle a few details about the child who succumbed to the flu, marking the fir...


Swine flu claims a life in the U.S.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Center for Disease Control has just confirmed the first swine flu-related death in the United States. Despite the CDC's warning that deaths would occur in the United States, the n...


Virus hunters chase down the swine flu

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The world has found a new strain of flu, so now what? Enter the virus hunters. This pack of epidemiologists, virologists, and infectious disease experts (sounds like a fun party) are ...