George Watt, M.D.
International Emerging Infections Program
of Public Health
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration
Muang, Nonthaburi 11000 THAILAND
Tel:662 591 1294
Fax: 662 580
Professor Watt is a graduate of the Paul
Sabatier School of Medicine in Toulouse, France. He completed Internal Medicine
residency in California and then received further training in Tropical Diseases
at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1981) and with David
Warrell at the Oxford University-Wellcome Research Unit in Thailand (1982).
Since 1983, Professor Watt has performed clinically oriented research in the
tropics. First, with NAMRU-2 in Manila (1983-1987) and then with AFRIMS in
Bangkok (1989-2003). He currently works with CDC's International Emerging
Infections Program in Thailand and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the
University of Hawaii.
Professor Watt has a wide range of research interests including snakebite,
leptospirosis, schistosomiasis, malaria, scrub typhus, trichinellosis and HIV.
He has published over 80 research articles, including more than 50 first author
publications, and has written 16 textbook chapters.