Honors and awards:
1965 Army Commendation Medal
1975 Fogarty International Fellowship
1981 Langmuir Lecture, CDC
1990 Hon. DSc, Mahidol Univ., Bangkok
1990-91 Pres. Amer Soc Trop Med Hyg
1992-96 Pres. Intl Fed. Trop Med
1996 Smadel Lecture, ISDA
1998 Member, Amer. Acad. Microbiology
2000 Kerr White Award, INCLEN
2001 W.M. Taylor Award, ASTMH
2011 Faculty Member of the Year winner for Infectious Diseases
Professor Halstead has served on numerous national and international committees, consultantships, advisory boards and journal editorial boards. He has contributed to more than 225 scientific articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals.
Research Interests: Epidemiology and pathogenesis of arboviral infections, especially dengue. International health development policy and programs. Clinical epidemiology. Research on rubella, measles and polio vaccines. Dengue and Japanese encephalitis vaccine research and development.
In the role of Faculty Member, Scott Halstead contributes recommendations and reviews to the Tropical & Travel-associated Diseases Section in the Infectious Diseases Faculty, writing brief accessible comments to summarize the value of the articles and adding rating score.
The Faculty comprises Heads of Faculty, Heads of Section, Faculty Members and Associate Faculty Members, as well as an International Advisory Board.
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