Faculty Experts | Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Infectious Diseases

Our Experts Respond to the Virus

Learn more about our faculty experts on Wuhan Coronavirus and find ready-to-use resources for reporters.

Kathryn Jacobsen
Dr. Kathryn Jacobsen
Amira Roess
Dr. Amira Roess

Faculty Expert Media Guide 

Faculty Experts on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Infectious Diseases

Find expert sources for stories related to Coronavirus and other infectious diseases.  If there are topics of interest not listed here, please contact Michelle Thompson at Mthomp7@gmu.edu/703-993-3485.  

George Mason is the fastest growing Research I university in the country and among the most diverse. We can help you quickly find a faculty expert on health-related topics.  

Coronavirus Expert Sources

Dr. Amira Roess specializes in infectious diseases, especially reducing the transmission of diseases that spread between animals and humans.  
703-993-1923 (office)

Dr. Kathryn Jacobsen studies the emergence of diseases like ZIka and Ebola and how information and misinformation spread during emerging infectious disease events.  
703-993-9168 (office)