Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) is a global leader in addressing public health preparedness and emerging infectious disease response. The center reduces illness and death from infectious diseases by effecting change through public policy refinement, fostering the adoption of science-based best practices in public health among professionals and the public, and conducting original interdisciplinary research.  An international, collaborative center drawing on a wide range of expertise, CIDRAP focuses on emerging global challenges to public health and those demanding immediate attention, striving to create solutions targeted for the greatest impact. The center's current work focuses on four main areas:

  • Pandemic influenza preparedness in public and private sectors, including research on influenza viruses with pandemic potential

  • Bioterrorism preparedness and response

  • Internet-based infectious disease reporting and publishing

  • Education

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Disease Outbreaks Medicine & Life Sciences
Public Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Human Influenza Medicine & Life Sciences
Haemophilus influenzae type b Medicine & Life Sciences
Foodborne Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Septic Shock Medicine & Life Sciences
Vaccination Medicine & Life Sciences
Influenza Vaccines Medicine & Life Sciences

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David J Margraf

Person: Research Support

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Michael T Osterholm

Person: Faculty, Adjunct Faculty


Projects 2006 2020

Influenza Stakeholder Mapping Project

Moore, K. A.



Project: Research project


CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project

Moore, K. A.

Becton, Dickinson and Company


Project: Research project

World Health Organization

Research Output 1979 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic wasting disease in cervids: Implications for prion transmission to humans and other animal species

Osterholm, M. T., Anderson, C. J., Zabel, M. D., Scheftel, J. M., Moore, K. A. & Appleby, B. S., Jul 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4, e01091-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronic Wasting Disease
Republic of Korea
2 Citations (Scopus)

Twitter to engage, educate, and advocate for global antibiotic stewardship and antimicrobial resistance

Goff, D. A., Kullar, R., Laxminarayan, R., Mendelson, M., Nathwani, D. & Osterholm, M., Mar 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 3, p. 229-231 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Anti-Bacterial Agents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiologic Investigation of Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza among Upper Midwest U.S. Turkey Farms, 2015

Wells, S. J., Kromm, M. M., Vanbeusekom, E. T., Sorley, E. J., Sundaram, M. E., VanderWaal, K., Bowers, J. W. J., Papinaho, P. A., Osterholm, M. T. & Bender, J. B., Jun 2017, In : Avian diseases. 61, 2, p. 198-204 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Midwestern United States
Influenza in Birds
avian influenza
Turkey (country)