Platts-Mills, James A

James Platts-Mills

James A Platts-Mills

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Medicine: Infectious Diseases and International Health

Education

  • AB, Philosophy of Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Medical Residency, Internal Medicine, UCSF
  • MD, University of Virginia
  • Clinical Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia

Contact Information

P.O. Box 801340
Carter Harrsion Building, Room 1522
Charlottesville,, VA 22908-1340
Telephone: 434-243-8997
Fax: 434-924-0075
Email: jp5t@virginia.edu

Research Interests

Enteric diseases, molecular diagnostics and infectious disease epidemiology.

Research Description

My research focuses on the application of quantitative molecular diagnostics to the epidemiology of enteric diseases in children in developing countries, including revising estimates of pathogen-specific burdens of diarrhea and understanding the impact of early enteric infectious on child growth and development.

Selected Publications