Geography Colloquium: Evaluating the Impact of Livestock Vaccination Policies on the Epidemiology of Human Zoonotic Diseases in the Former Soviet Union

Evaluating the Impact of Livestock Vaccination Policies on the Epidemiology of Human Zoonotic Diseases in the Former Soviet Union Speaker: Ian Kracalik PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington Hall Room 3012 University of Florida All are welcome to attend.

Cholera in Cameroon, 2000-2012: Spatial and Temporal Analysis at the Operational (Health District) and Sub Climate Levels

KRACALIK, MORRIS, BLACKBURN – Cholera in Cameroon, 2000-2012: Spatial and Temporal Analysis at the Operational (Health District) and Sub Climate Levels Moise C. Ngwa, Song Liang, Ian T. Kracalik, Lillian Morris, Jason K. Blackburn, Leonard M. Mbam, Simon Franky Baonga Ba Pouth, Andrew Teboh, Yang Yang, Mouhaman Arabi, Jonathan D. Sugimoto, John Glenn Morris Jr. Article […]

Dr. Ian Kracalik

itk@ufl.edu State of Origin: California Degree Program: PhD Entered Program: Fall 2015 Expected Graduation: Spring 2017 Dissertation Topic: TBD Areas of interest: Medical geography, epidemiology, public health policy, and spatial analysis Adviser: Dr. Jason Blackburn Educational Background B.A. in Geogeraphy, California State University, Humboldt M.A. in Geography, University of Florida M.P.H.. in Epidemiology, University of Florida

Applying Science: opportunities to inform disease management policy with cooperative research within a One Health framework

BLACKBURN, KRACALIK – Applying Science: opportunities to inform disease management policy with cooperative research within a One Health framework Jason K. Blackburn, Ian T. Kracalik and Jeanne M. Fair Article first published online: 07 December 2015 Frontiers in Public Health DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00276 ABSTRACT: The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the current saiga antelope die off in […]

Human Anthrax Transmission at the Urban–Rural Interface, Georgia

KRACALIK, BLACKBURN – Human Anthrax Transmission at the Urban–Rural Interface, Georgia Ian Kracalik, Lile Malania, Paata Imnadze and Jason K. Blackburn Article first published online: 5 OCT 2015 The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0242 ABSTRACT: Human anthrax has increased dramatically in Georgia and was recently linked to the sale of meat in an […]

Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance of Rodents and Vectors for Francisella tularensis Following Outbreaks of Human Tularemia in Georgia

KRACALIK, BLACKBURN – Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance of Rodents and Vectors for Francisella tularensis Following Outbreaks of Human Tularemia in Georgia Elashvili Eka, Kracalik Ian, Burjanadze Irma, Datukishvili Sophio, Chanturia Gvantsa, Tsertsvadze Nikoloz, Beridze Levan, Shavishvili Merab, Dzneladze Archil, Grdzelidze Marina, Imnadze Paata, Pearson Andrew, and Blackburn Jason K Article first published online: 30 September 2015 Vector-Borne […]

Identifying hotspots of human anthrax transmission using three local clustering techniques

BARRO, KRACALIK, BLACKBURN – study compared three local cluster detection methods to identify local hotspots of human cutaneous anthrax transmission in the country of Georgia where cases have been steadily Alassane S. Barro, Ian T. Kracalik, Lile Malania, Nikoloz Tsertsvadze, Julietta Manvelyan, Paata Imnadze, Jason K. Blackburn ABSTRACT: This study compared three local cluster detection […]