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Wayne Enanoria, PhD, MPH

Education & Training

Dr. Enanoria received a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular & Cell Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology, an M.P.H. in Epidemiology/Biostatistics, and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of California at Berkeley. He has worked as an epidemiologist and research analyst in local and state agencies including the San Francisco Department of Public Health (Tuberculosis Control and Community Health Epidemiology and Disease Control) and the California Department of Public Health (Office of AIDS and the Reproductive Epidemiology Section).

Dr. Enanoria is the Director of the Epidemiology Preparedness and Informatics Program at the Center for Infectious Disease & Emergency Readiness at the University of California, Berkeley. Through the Center and as a Lecturer in the Division of Epidemiology, he teaches courses in infectious disease epidemiology, disaster epidemiology, vaccinology, data management, and data analysis at UC Berkeley. Dr. Enanoria has experience teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as training the public health workforce. As part of his role as Director, he provides technical assistance to local and state partners in epidemiology, public health surveillance, and infectious disease emergency preparedness and response.

His research interests include the direct and indirect effects of public health interventions (like vaccination), HIV/AIDS epidemiology, and other infectious diseases. In addition, he has experience conducting research on the epidemiology and surveillance response to infectious diseases like pandemic influenza A (H1N1), studying ways to optimize a public health response.