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Maria Correa, PhD

Professor, Epidemiology and Public Health

Contact:

correa@ncsu.edu
Office: 919.513.6253

Honors and Awards, Societies, and Current Service Appointments
Honors and Awards

Latin America Lectureship Series Award, AAAS Women in Science and Technology, 2004
Outstanding Extension Service Award, NCSU, 2009
Research Friend of Extension Award, NCSU, 1998
Faculty Appreciation Award, Student Government, NCSU, 1995
NSF-NCSU ADVANCE Emerging Leaders, 2009-2012
BRIDGES - Academic Leadership for Women, 2012
Societies

Member, American College of Epidemiology
Member, Psi Chapter of Phi Zeta Veterinary Honorary Society
Member, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association
Current Service Appointments

Epidemiology, Public Health, and Public Policy Focus Area Leader
Hispanic Faculty Liaison to the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
Secretary/Treasurer, Psi Chapter of Phi Zeta Veterinary Honorary Society
Hispanic Faculty Liaison to the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
Associate Editor, Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Elsevier
Member, NCSU University Diversity Advisory Committee, Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
Member, NCSU Admissions Committee
Member, NCSU University Standing Committee on International Programs, Office of International Affairs
Member, NCSU Scientific Advisory Board, Revista de Ciencias Veterinarias, Costa Rica
Member, NCSU Graduate Research Program Commission, University of Uruguay
Member, NCSU Public Communication of Science and Technology Project
Member, North Carolina Agromedicine Program
Adjunct Faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
Associate Faculty, NCSU Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
Affiliations
Course Involvement
VMP 945: Epidemiology and Public Health
VMP 979: Clinical Epidemiology Rotation
VMP 991U: Veterinary Terminology in Spanish Selective
VMP 991-250: Globalization, International Trade and Veterinarians (pending approval)
VMP 991-151: Surveillance in Veterinary Medicine (pending approval)

Graduate and Undergraduate Courses

CBS 595: Special Topics - Independent Study
CBS 810: Special Topics - Independent Study
VPH 554: Trade and Agricultural Health (online)
CBS 754: Introduction to Analytical Epidemiology
Certifications
PhD, Epidemiology, Cornell University
MS, Epidemiology, Cornell University
BS, Veterinary Sciences, University of the Republic of Uruguay
Infectious Diseases
To develop holistic and inclusive public health programs considering human and animal health, macro aspects of veterinary medicine, culturally and appropriate language, data quality assurance and statistical methods, for the ultimate purpose of risk identification and communication.

  • Bartonella spp. Bacteremia and rheumatic symptoms in patients from Lyme disease-endemic region.Maggi RG, Mozayeni BR, Pultorak EL, Hegarty BC, Bradley JM,Correa M, and Breitschwerdt EB. | Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2012, 18(5):783-91
  • Developing an online certificate on agricultural health.Correa Mand Lorscheider M. | Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 2011, Volume 3, Issue 1, pages 99-102
  • Methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus(MRSA) and dairy cattle: a review paper.Ferreira JP,Correa M, Lyman R, Anderson KL. | The Bovine Practitioners (Submitted May 2011)
  • Transmission of MRSA between companion animals and infected human patients presenting to outpatient medical care facilities.Ferreira JP, Anderson KL,Correa M, Lyman R, Ruffin F, Reller BL, and Fowler VG Jr. | PlosOne, 2011, 6911):e26978
  • Transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between human and hamster.Ferreira JP, Fowler VG,Correa M, Lyman R, Ruffin F, and Anderson KL. | Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2011, Vol. 10 (1128/JCM), 02469-10
  • Fresh cow mastitis monitoring on day three post-partum and its relationship to subsequent milk production.Anderson KL,Correa M, Allen A, and Rodriguez RR. | Journal of Dairy Science, 2011, Vol. 93(12), 5673-83
  • Cities, Food and Agriculture; towards resilient urban food systems. Grace D, Lindahl J, Correa M, and Kakkar M. | RUAF Foundation (2014 in print)
  • Slum Livestock Agriculture.Correa M and Grace D. | In: Neal Van Alfen, editor-in-chief. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. (2014 in print)
  • Longitudinal study comparing the distribution of phenotypically and genotypicallysimilar antimicrobial resistant Salmonella serovars between pigs and their environment in two distinct swine production systems.Keelara S, Scott MH, Morrow WM, Gebreyes WA,Correa M, Nayak R, Stefavona R, and Thakur S. | Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 06/2013; DOI:10.1128/AEM.01419-13
  • Baylisascaris procyonis in raccoons (Procyon Lotor)from North Carolina and current status of the parsite in the USA.Hernandez SM, Glabreath B, Riddle DF, Moore AP, Palamar MB, Levy MG,Correa M, and Yabsley MJ. | Parasitology Res. 2013, 112(2):693-8
  • Assessing rabies knowledge and perceptions among ethnic minorities in Greensboro, North Carolina.Palamar, MB, Peterson, MN, DePerno CS, andCorrea M. | Journal of Wildlife Management, 01/2013; 77(7):1321-1326
  • Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in dairy heifers.Anderson KL, Lyman R, Moury K, Ray D, Watson DW, andCorrea M. | Journal of Dairy Science, 2012, 95(9):4921-30
  • Body temperatures of selected amphibian and reptile species.Rake M, lwebart GA, Dombrowski DS, Hale P,Correa M, and Christian LS. | Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 09/2012; 43(3):517-21
  • Evaluation of cyclooxygenase protein expression in traumatized versus normal tissues from eastern box turbles (Terrapene Carolina Carolina).Royal LW, Lascelles BDX, Lewbart GA,Correa M, and Jones SL. | Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012, 43(2):289-95
  • WNT7B in fibroplastic foci of idiophatic pulmonary fibrosis.Meuten T, Hickey A, Franklin K, Grossi B, Tobias J, Newman DR, Jennings SH,Correa M, and Sannes P. | Respiratory Research, 2012, DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-13-62
  • Evaluation of cyclooxygenase protein expression in traumatized versus normal tissues from eastern box turbles (Terrapene Carolina Carolina).Royal LW, Lascelles BDX, Lewbart GA,Correa M, and Jones SL. | Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012, 43(2):289-95
  • WNT7B in fibroplastic foci of idiophatic pulmonary fibrosis.Meuten T, Hickey A, Franklin K, Grossi B, Tobias J, Newman DR, Jennings SH,Correa M, and Sannes P. | Respiratory Research, 2012, DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-13-62
  • Bartonella spp. Bacteremia and rheumatic symptoms in patients from Lyme disease-endemic region.Maggi RG, Mozayeni BR, Pultorak EL, Hegarty BC, Bradley JM,Correa M, and Breitschwerdt EB. | Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2012, 18(5):783-91
  • Developing an online certificate on agricultural health.Correa Mand Lorscheider M. | Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 2011, Volume 3, Issue 1, pages 99-102
  • Methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus(MRSA) and dairy cattle: a review paper.Ferreira JP,Correa M, Lyman R, Anderson KL. | The Bovine Practitioners (Submitted May 2011)
  • Transmission of MRSA between companion animals and infected human patients presenting to outpatient medical care facilities.Ferreira JP, Anderson KL,Correa M, Lyman R, Ruffin F, Reller BL, and Fowler VG Jr. | PlosOne, 2011, 6911):e26978
  • Transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between human and hamster.Ferreira JP, Fowler VG,Correa M, Lyman R, Ruffin F, and Anderson KL. | Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2011, Vol. 10 (1128/JCM), 02469-10
  • Fresh cow mastitis monitoring on day three post-partum and its relationship to subsequent milk production.Anderson KL,Correa M, Allen A, and Rodriguez RR. | Journal of Dairy Science, 2011, Vol. 93(12), 5673-83
  • Slum Livestock Agriculture.Correa M and Grace D. | In: Neal Van Alfen, editor-in-chief. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. (2014 in print)
  • Longitudinal study comparing the distribution of phenotypically and genotypicallysimilar antimicrobial resistant Salmonella serovars between pigs and their environment in two distinct swine production systems.Keelara S, Scott MH, Morrow WM, Gebreyes WA,Correa M, Nayak R, Stefavona R, and Thakur S. | Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 06/2013; DOI:10.1128/AEM.01419-13
  • Baylisascaris procyonis in raccoons (Procyon Lotor)from North Carolina and current status of the parsite in the USA.Hernandez SM, Glabreath B, Riddle DF, Moore AP, Palamar MB, Levy MG,Correa M, and Yabsley MJ. | Parasitology Res. 2013, 112(2):693-8
  • Assessing rabies knowledge and perceptions among ethnic minorities in Greensboro, North Carolina.Palamar, MB, Peterson, MN, DePerno CS, andCorrea M. | Journal of Wildlife Management, 01/2013; 77(7):1321-1326
  • Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in dairy heifers.Anderson KL, Lyman R, Moury K, Ray D, Watson DW, andCorrea M. | Journal of Dairy Science, 2012, 95(9):4921-30
  • Body temperatures of selected amphibian and reptile species.Rake M, lwebart GA, Dombrowski DS, Hale P,Correa M, and Christian LS. | Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 09/2012; 43(3):517-21
  • Wnt7B in fibroblastic foci of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisMeuten, T, A. Hickey, K. Franklin, B. Grossi, J. Tobias, H. Zhang, D.R. Newman, S. Jennings, M. Correa, P. L. Sannes | Resp. Res. 2012; 28;13(1):62.