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TAM Clarence

Affiliation:

  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Research Areas:

  • Infectious diseases; Vaccines; Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Epidemiology; Disease Surveillance; Social Network Analysis

Teaching Areas:

  • Joint SSHSPH-LSHTM short course on vaccine evaluation
  • CO5201: Control of Communicable Diseases
  • SPH2101: Public Health & Epidemiology

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD (2006), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • MSc Communicable Disease Epidemiology (1999), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • BSc Immunology (1998), University College London

Career History:

  • Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Lecturer in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Research Fellow in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Clinical Scientist (Epidemiology), Health Protection Agency (Public Health England)

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Editor-in-Chief, Emerging Themes in Epidemiology
  • Associate Editor, BMC Infectious Diseases

Selected Publications:

  • O'Brien SJ, Donaldson AL, Iturriza-Gomara M, Tam CC. Age-Specific Incidence Rates for Norovirus in the Community and Presenting to Primary Healthcare Facilities in the United Kingdom. J Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 1;213 Suppl 1:S15-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv411.
  • Tun ZM, Moorthy M, Linster M, Su YC, Coker RJ, Ooi EE, Low JG, Smith GJ, Tam CC. Characteristics of acute febrile illness and determinants of illness recovery among adults presenting to Singapore primary care clinics. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 28;16(1):612. PubMed PMID: 27793106; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5084348.
  • Tam CC, Tissera H, de Silva AM, De Silva AD, Margolis HS, Amarasinge A. Estimates of dengue force of infection in children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Jun 6;7(6):e2259

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