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Dr. Charles Rupprecht, Emory University - Rabies Exposure


Albany, NY – In today's Academic Minute, Dr. Charles Rupprecht of Emory University discusses the likelihood of rabies exposure and outlines efforts to control the disease in wild animal populations.

Charles Rupprecht is the director of the Rabies Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an adjunct professor in the Population Biology, Ecology , and Evolution Training Program at Emory University. At the CDC, Rupprecht is chief of the OIE Reference Library for Rabies and director of the World Health Organization's Collaborating Center for Rabies Reference and Research. His work on rabies control has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization. He holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Wisconsin.

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