Prof. Trevathan Edwin

Prof. Trevathan Edwin

M.D., M.P.H.

Dean and Professor, Saint Louis University School of Public Health
3545 Lafayette Ave, Rm L1412, St. Louis, MO, United States of America, 63104

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PUBLIC HEALTH

Biography:

Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH is Dean and Professor of Epidemiology, Pediatrics, and Neurology at Saint Louis University School of Public Health. A pediatric neurologist and epidemiologist, Dr. Trevathan was Director of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) before assuming his position as Dean. Prior to serving in senior leadership at CDC, he spent almost 10 years at Washington University in St. Louis where he was Professor and Director of the Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology and Neurologist-in-Chief at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Trevathan has also been a professor at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine. Dr. Trevathan has served on a variety of national committees that impact child health and development, such as the Federal Advisory Committee of the National Children's Study, and the Autism Interagency Coordinating Committee. While at CDC he also served as the strategic lead for the pediatric response to the 2009 H1N1 flu epidemic. His global health experience includes community health and development activities in Honduras, public health projects in China, and epidemiologic studies of neurological disorders in Uganda. Dr. Trevathan received his M.D. and his M.P.H. from Emory University, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency training in pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine, and in neurology and child neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was a fellow in clinical neurophysiology at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Following his clinical training, he was an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer at the CDC. Dr. Trevathan has conducted epidemiologic studies of childhood neurological and developmental disabilities, has directed multi-center clinical trials, and has authored or co-authored over 100 clinical and scientific publications. He serves on several editorial boards, and lectures nationally and internationally.

Academic positions:

Currently Dean of the School of Public Health and Professor of Epidemiology, Pediatrics, and Neurology at Saint Louis University. Previously a national center director at CDC in Atlanta.

Research interests:

neuroepidemiology, maternal child health, health policy and public health leadership.

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