About Us

Tom Vincent

Tom Vincent, MPA, MPH, is a Global and Infectious Diseases Fellow at the O’Neill Institute. He holds a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Tom also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Indiana University.

Prior to joining the O’Neill Institute, Tom worked as an epidemiologist, focusing on infectious diseases such as HIV, Lassa, and Ebola. His work has taken him to Sierra Leone and Uganda, where he organized and trained African public health professionals on field epidemiology, Lassa, and other viral hemorrhagic fevers. Tom has also provided his expertise to African militaries to determine HIV and syphilis seroprevalence, and associated sexual behaviors and demographics. Recently, he has been collaborating pro bono with African epidemiologists and virologists to develop first-level research into articles for publication.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Saluzzo J F, Vincent T, Miller J, Veas F, and Gonzalez JP. 2017. 1947, Arbovirus Discovery in Central African Republic (1973-1993): Zika, Bozo, Bouboui, and More. Annals of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology. 2017 Nov 13; 2(3):1022.

Luboya LW, Malangu M, Kaleka M, Ngulu N, Nkokele B, Maryabo K, Pourrut X, Vincent T, Gonzalez JP. 2017. An assessment of caprine tuberculosis prevalence in Lubumbashi slaughterhouse, Democratic Republic of Congo. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 49(4), 875-878.

Adebayo D, Nwobi EA, Vincent T, Gonzalez JP. 2015. Response Preparedness to Viral Hemorrhagic Fever in Nigeria: Risk Perception, Attitude towards Lassa Fever. Epidemiology (sunnyvale). 5:199.

Wauquier N, Bangura J, Moses L, Humarr Khan S, Coomber M, Lungay V, Gbakie M, Sesay MS, Gassama IA, Massally JL, Gbakima A, Squire J, Lamin M, Kanneh L, Yillah M, Kargbo K, Roberts W, Vandi M, Kargbo D, Vincent T, Jambai A, Guttieri M, Fair J, Souris M, Gonzalez JP. 2015. Understanding the Emergence of Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone: Stalking the Virus in the Threatening Wake of Emergence. PLOS Currents Outbreaks. 2015 Apr 20.