Faculty Profile

Arnold Monto

Arnold S. Monto, MD

  • Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology
  • Professor Emeritus, Global Public Health
  • Thomas Francis, Jr. Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Public Health
  • Co-Director, Michigan Center for Respiratory Virus Research and Response

Dr. Monto's primary current concerns include occurrence, etiology and prevention of infectious diseases in industrialized and developing countries; frequency and cause of respiratory infections in families living in the community, and in factors which predict the occurrence and prevention of these illnesses; research and training to respond to bioterrorist threats.

Additional Affiliations:
Acting Chair of the FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

  • MD, Cornell University, 1958
  • BA, Cornell University, 1954

Research Interests:
Prevention and treatment of influenza; Epidemiology of respiratory infection; Infectious disease epidemiology.

Research Projects:
Hand hygiene and mask use interventions for reducing influenza transmission in the community setting (The M-FLU Study)