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Lindsay Campbell

ORISE Fellowship with the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
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Advisor: Town Peterson
Research Interests: Modeling spatial distributions of disease hosts, vectors, and reservoirs
Hometown: MI


  • M.S. in geography from Michigan State University, 2010
  • B.A. in geography from Michigan State University, 2008


  • Campbell LP, Finley AO, Benbow ME, Gronseth J, Small P, Johnson RC, Sopoh GE, Merritt RM, Williamson H, Qi J. (2015). Spatial Analysis of Anthropogenic Landscape Disturbance and Buruli Ulcer Disease in Benin. PLoS Neglect Trop D, 9: 1-21.
  • Peterson, AT, and Campbell LP. (2015). Scientific Note: Global potential distribution of the mosquito Aedes notoscriptus, a new alien species in the United States. J Vector Ecol, 40: 191-194.
  • Campbell, LP, Luther C, Peterson AT. (2015) Climate Change Influences on Global Vector Distributions for Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 370: 20140135.
  • Manthey, JD, Campbell, LP, Saupe, EE, Soberon, J, Hensz CM, Myers, CE, Owens HL, Ingenloff K, Peterson AT, Barve N, Lira-Noriega A, Barve, V. (2015). A Test of Niche Centrality as a Determinant of Population Trends and Conservation Status in Threatened and Endangered North American Birds. Endang Species Res, 26: 201-208.
  • Samy AM, Campbell, LP, Peterson, AT. (2014). Leishmaniasis Transmission: Distribution and Coarse-resolution Ecology of Two Vectors and Two Parasites in Egypt. Rev Soc Bras Med Tro, 47: 57-62.
  • Owens, HL, Campbell, LP, Dornak, LL, Saupe, EE, Barve, N, Soberón, J, Ingenloff K, Lira-Noriega A, Hensz C, Meyers CE, Peterson, AT. (2013). Constraints on Interpretation of Ecological Niche Models by Limited Environmental Ranges on Calibration Areas. Ecol Model, 263: 10-18.
  • Van Ravensway J, Benbow ME, Tsonis AA, Pierce SJ, Campbell LP, Fyfe JA, Hayman JA, Johnson PDR, Wallace JR, Qi J. (2012). Climate and Landscape Factors Associated with Buruli Ulcer Incidence in Victoria, Australia. PloS ONE, 7: e51074.
  • Qi J, Campbell LP, van Ravensway J, Finley AO, Merritt RM, Benbow ME (2013). Buruli Ulcer Disease: The Unknown Environmental and Social Ecology of a Bacterial Pathogen. Ecologies and Politics of Health. Routlege, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY.
  • Williamson, HR, Benbow M., Campbell LP, Johnson C., Sopoh G, Barogui Y, Merritt RM, Small PLC. (2012). Detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the Environment Predicts Prevalence of Buruli Ulcer in Benin. PLoS Neglect Trop D, 6: e1506.
  • Stevens, K, Campbell L, Urquhart G, Kramer D, Qi JG. (2011). Examining Complexities of Forest Cover Change During Armed Conflict on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast. Biodivers Conserv, 20: 2597-2613.


  • Campbell LP, Population Ecology of a Rift Valley Fever Virus Vector: A Comprehensive Analysis of Environmental Drivers of Aedes mcintoshi Abundance in Kenya. Poster Presentation American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015. October 25 – 29, Philadelphia, PA
  • Campbell L, Peterson AT, Nakazawa Y, Osorio J, Rocke T, Carroll DS, Falendysz E, Doty J, Lopera J, Karem K, Malekani J, Kalemba L, Damon IK. Monkeypox niche models: Spatial data processing and analysis. Poster presentation Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases 2013 PI Meeting. March 16 – 17, 2013, Athens, GA, USA.
  • Campbell L, Climate Change and Infectious Disease Risk: Tick-Borne Encephalitis in the Arctic. Poster presentation IGERT 2012 Annual PI Meeting May 31 – June 1, 2012, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Campbell LP, Finley AO, Benbow ME, van Ravensway J, Small P, Johnson RC, Soppin G, Merritt R, Qi J. Spatial Relationships of Landscape Structure and Buruli Ulcer Disease in Benin, West Africa. Oral presentation 2010 Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, March 22-25, 2010, Atlantic City, NJ, USA.
  • Campbell LP, Finley AO, Benbow ME, van Ravensway J, Small P, Johnson RC, Soppin G, Merritt R, Qi J. Quantifying Relationships between Landscape Patterns and Environmental Bacteria Infections: Buruli Ulcer Disease, Benin, Africa. Poster presentation 2009 GeoMed Conference, November 14-16, 2009, Charleston, SC, USA.
  • Campbell LP, Finley AO, van Ravensway J, Benbow ME, Small P, Johnson RC, Soppin G, Merritt R, Qi J. Exploring Environmental Factors Related to Buruli Ulcer Disease within the Couffu and Oueme Watersheds in Benin, Africa. Oral presentation World Health Organization Annual Meeting of the Global Buruli Ulcer Initiative 31 March – 2 April 2009, Cotonou, Benin.


  • 2011 IGERT C-CHANGE Trainee


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