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

Our Experts Respond to the Virus

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

Faculty Expert Media Guide 

Faculty Experts on Coronavirus (COVID-19), H5N1 bird flu, mpox, and other infectious diseases

Find expert sources for stories related to Coronavirus, monkeypox, 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 and Monkeypox Expert Source

Dr. Amira Roess specializes in infectious diseases, especially reducing the transmission of diseases that spread between animals and humans, including SAR-COV-2, H5N1 bird flu, and mpox (formerly monkeypox).
703-993-1923 (office)

H5N1 Bird Flue Tip Sheet from Dr. Roess

Mpox (formerly called monkeypox) Tip Sheets from Dr. Roess