James Platts-Mills

Platts-Mills, James A

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Medicine: Infectious Diseases and International Health


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

Contact Information

P.O. Box 801340
MR-6, Room 1522
Charlottesville,, VA 22908-1340
Telephone: 434-243-8997
Fax: 434-924-0075

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 infections on child growth and development.

Selected Publications