Manisha Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
University of Ottawa

600 Peter Morand Crescent
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5


Research Interests:
My research focuses on the ecology, epidemiology and control of vector-borne diseases with an emphasis on (1) malaria and neglected tropical diseases in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, and (2) global change and emerging infectious diseases.

vector-borne, global health, emerging pathogens

Recent Publications:
Kulkarni, M.A., Berrang-Ford, L., Buck, P.A., Drebot, M., Lindsay, L.R., and Ogden, N.O. (2015). Major emerging vector-borne zoonotic diseases of public health significance in Canada.
Emerging Microbes & Infections. In Press.
Berrang-Ford, L., Rolin, A., Kulkarni, M.A. (2013) The Risk of Rift Valley Fever Introduction and Establishment in the United States and European Union.
Emerging Microbes & Infections 2: e81.
Kulkarni, M.A., Comtois Lecocq, A., Artsob, H., Drebot, M., Lindsay, L.R., and Ogden, N.O. (2012) Epidemiology and aetiology of encephalitis in Canada, 1995-2006: A case for undiagnosed arboviral illnesses?
Epidemiology & Infection 141: 2243-2255.
Kulkarni, M.A., Desrochers, R.E. and Kerr, J. (2010) High resolution niche models of malaria vectors in northern Tanzania: A new capacity to predict malaria risk?
PLoS ONE 5(2): e9396.
Kulkarni, M.A., Vanden Eng, J., Desrochers, R.E., Cotte, A., Goodson, J.G., Johnston, A., Wolkon, A., Erskine, M., Berti, P., Rakotoarisoa, A., Ranaivo, L. and Peat, J. (2010) Contribution of integrated campaign distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets to coverage of target groups and total populations in malaria-endemic areas of Madagascar. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 82(3): 420-425.