Health Policy, Epidemiology Experts Available To Discuss Measles Outbreaks


Expert Pitch

Three Texas A&M University School of Public Health faculty with research expertise in epidemiology and health policy are available to discuss with media the recent measles outbreaks. Each faculty member can be contacted directly for interviews.

  • Annette Regan, PhD, is an assistant professor in epidemiology and biostatistics with research interests that include vaccine safety and maternal, infant and child health. Contact: regan@tamhsc.edu
  • Timothy Callaghan, PhD is an assistant professor in health policy and management with research in health politics, public health policy attitudes and rural health policy. His commentary on why anti-vaxxer parents think they know better than medical experts has appeared in Newsweek. Contact: callaghan@sph.tamhsc.edu
  • Cason Schmit, JD, is a research assistant professor with research interests that include public health reporting and health information technology. Prior to joining the School of Public Health, Schmit served in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he worked with public health professionals within CDC centers and offices and state, tribal, local, and territorial partners to promote the use of law as a tool to improve the public’s health. Contact: schmit@sph.tamhsc.edu

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