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Toph Allen

Toph Allen, Research Scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, applies his expertise in social science, epidemiology and statistical modeling to improve our understanding of disease emergence.
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World Wildlife Day - Protecting Wildlife and Our Health

March 3, 2015

EcoHealth Alliance recognizes the critical role of wildlife in ecosystem and human health. In honor of the UN's designation of March 3rd as World Wildlife Day, EcoHealth Alliance highlights the benefits of innovative conservation science for health.

Catch Up on All Things 'Fortitude'

March 2, 2015

In the close-knit community of Fortitude, a murder touches everyone, and the unsettling horror of the crime threatens the future of the town itself. The police chief, Sheriff Dan Anderssen (Richard Dormer), must investigate alongside Eugene Morton (Stanley Tucci), a detective who has flown into Fortitude so fast that questions are being asked about how much he knew and when. As the two cops try to make sense of the killing, each finds reasons to mistrust and suspect the other.

Preparing for the Next Pandemic: What Will It Be?

January 29, 2015

The recent Ebola outbreak has spread both disease and worry, though it wasn’t a pandemic. Still, it has raised interest in what the next pandemic might be — and what can be done to either stop it or prepare for it.

The Battle To Save The Bats - NPR

January 27, 2015

First the latest on impacts of the severe weather we’re seeing in the region, from roads to the power grid. Then, the battle to save the bats: we're talking with a UNH researcher about signs of resilience among bats, devastated by white-nose syndrome, and new findings about their immune systems that could lead to treatments for some human diseases.

EcoHealthNet Application Extended to January 16, 2015

January 16, 2015

The 2015 Workshop, International One Health: Conservation Medicine Policy and Practice, will be held at Tufts University in Massachusetts from May 31st-June 6th. Research Exchange projects can take place between March and August 2015.

Where Could Ebola Strike Next? Scientists Hunt Virus In Asia - NPR

January 2, 2015

The first step of virus hunting? Catch bats. Ecologist Kevin Olival travels around the world, looking for deadly viruses in bats. In Bangladesh, Rousettus fruit bats live in ancient ruins — and carry signs of Ebola.