Bio


Whitney's research focuses on how land use and host population dynamics influence zoonotic disease transmission from both wildlife and peridomestic animal populations. She develops models and maps of the ecological determinants of zoonotic diseases to understand current and future trends and inform public health practice in their control.

Education & Certifications


  • MPH, Yale School of Public Health, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases (2011)
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, International Studies, Biology Minor (2008)

2013-14 Courses