Areas of Expertise:
epidemiology | infectious disease | international public health | biological agents | preventive medicine | HIV/AIDS | immunization | rabies

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Dr. Robert J. Kim-Farley is a professor with joint appointments in the departments of epidemiology and community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. From 2004 to 2018, he was director of the Division of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. His responsibilities included supervision of the Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, the Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program (Immunization Program), the Tuberculosis Control Program, the Veterinary Public Health and Rabies Control Program, and the Public Health Laboratory.  

Kim-Farley previously served in various capacities with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO); and as a public health advisor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). His international service includes assignments in India, Indonesia and Switzerland. 

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