Travis Porco, MPH, PhDFaculty Member, MMED and DAIDD clinics
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department of Ophthalmology
Francis I Proctor Institute for Research in Ophthalmology
University of California – San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
About: Travis is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Prior to joining the faculty at UCSF, he was Senior Epidemiologist in the Surveillance and Epidemiology Section of the California state Tuberculosis Control Branch. His doctoral degree is in Biophysics from the University of California, Berkeley. Travis’s research includes agent-based simulation of contact investigation as a means for disease control, and applying mathematical models of disease transmission to clinical trials for controlling trachoma (with Prof. Tom Lietman). He has worked on mathematical models of tuberculosis, smallpox, herpes simplex, influenza, HIV, and measles.