George Rutherford MD, MA

Scott Lee

Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology; Health Administration

George W. Rutherford is an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology and Health Administration. His primary research interest is in the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases, with a particular emphasis on HIV/AIDS in low- and middle-income countries.

George W. Rutherford is an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology and Health Administration at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. His primary research interest is in the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases, with a particular emphasis on HIV/AIDS in low- and middle-income countries. Currently, he is researching the epidemiology and control of human immunodeficiency virus infection and AIDS-related opportunistic infections, especially in the developing world, the prevention of coccidioidomycosis, sexually transmitted disease control in California, pediatric vaccination policy, the role of public health in managed care, evidence-based public health practice, the epidemiology and control of tuberculosis in California and emerging infectious diseases.

  • MD – Medicine, Duke University, 1978
  • MA – History, Stanford University, 1975
  • BS – Chemistry, Stanford University, 1974
  • BA – Classics, Stanford University, 1974
  • Epidemiology and prevention of HIV in the developing world
  • Epidemiology and prevention of coccidioidomycosis
  • Meta-analysis and guidelines development
  • Childhood injury prevention and emergency services
  • Health and readjustment needs of deployed military populations
  • PH 253A: Topics in Public Health Surveillance
  • PH 288A-D: Preventive Medicine Residency Seminar