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Organization Contact Information

Name: University of Georgia
Street 1: 501 D.W. Brooks Drive
Street 2:
City: Athens
Province: Georgia
Post Code: 30602
Country: United States of America
Phone: 706-542-3473
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Frederick
Last Name: Quinn
Title: Professor
Phone: 706-542-5790

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Christopher
Last Name: Whalen
Title: Professor
Phone: 706-542-0468

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
disease surveillance, vaccine and diagnostic development, basic pathogenesis, animal modeling
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: United States of America
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
disease transmission studies in Uganda, vaccine and latency diagnostic development studies in the US and Africa, development of animal models in US

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Research and Development Mexico
Research and Development Morocco
Research and Development Uganda


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Laboratory Strengthening:
Makerere University, Uganda

New TB Vaccines:
Work in collaboration with Pathens, Inc on novel intranasal vaccine. Currently in animal models

Fundamental Research:
Other development options


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 23, 2012
Last updated: July 22, 2013