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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    Photo of David J Margraf

    David J Margraf

    Person: Research Support

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    Michael T Osterholm

    Person: Faculty, Adjunct Faculty



    Influenza Stakeholder Mapping Project

    Moore, K. A.



    Project: Research project

  • CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project

    Moore, K. A.

    Becton, Dickinson and Company


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    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
  • 3 Scopus citations

    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

    3 Scopus citations

    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., Jun 2017, In : Avian diseases. 61, 2, p. 198-204 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 6 Scopus citations

    Press / Media