David Claborn

Missouri State University

David M. Claborn is Director of the Master of Public Health Program at Missouri State University, where he teaches courses in international health, environmental health, public health preparedness, and homeland security. He obtained a DrPH in 2001 from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. His dissertation dealt with the re-emergence of malaria in South Korea. Dr. Claborn also has a MS in Entomology from Texas Tech University. Prior to starting his academic career in 2008, he was a career naval officer working as a medical entomologist. He retired from the Navy’s Medical Service Corps in 2008 at the rank of Commander.

5books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by David Claborn

Vector-Borne Diseases - Recent Developments in Epidemiology and Control utilizes the unique capabilities of open-access publishing to share exciting developments in the biology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases spread by arthropods. From malaria to dengue to leishmaniasis, the diseases addressed in this book continue to present threats to the life and well-being of millions around the world. The international cast of writers published here provide specific insight into a full spectrum of diseases spread by insects and their close relatives.

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