Charles Rupprecht, VMD, MS, PhD

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Poxvirus and Rabies Branch
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA
USA 30333

Biographical Sketch:
Appointments 1977-1981. Graduate Student, Teaching Assistantships, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. (Animal biology, anatomy and physiology, ecology, parasitology). 1980. Field Coordinator, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island Bat Project, Panama 1981. Research Assistant, Institute of Environmental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 1982-92. Research Associate/Assistant/Associate Professor, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1992-93. Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2003-present. Adjunct Professor, Population Biology, Ecology, & Evolution Training Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 1993-present. Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Rabies Reference and Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 1993-present. Chief, Rabies Program, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Selected Publications and Reports, Past Three Years (From >200 career publications): Rupprecht CE. Veterinary responsibility in management of 'the incurable wound'. Vet Rec.2007;161:290-1. Zhang YZ, Fu ZF, Wang DM, Zhou JZ, Wang ZX, Lv TF, Xiong CL, Zou Y, Yao WR, Li MH, Dong GM, Xu GL, Niezgoda M, Kuzmin IV, Rupprecht CE. Investigation of the role of healthy dogs as potential carriers of rabies virus. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2008;8:313-9. Velasco-Villa A, Reeder SA, Orciari LA, Yager PA, Franka R, Blanton JD, Zuckero L, Hunt P, Oertli EH, Robinson LE, Rupprecht CE. Enzootic rabies elimination from dogs and reemergence in wild terrestrial carnivores, United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:1849-54. Rupprecht CE, Barrett J, Briggs D, Cliquet F, Fooks AR, Lumlertdacha B, Meslin FX, Müler T, Nel LH, Schneider C, Tordo N, Wandeler AI. Can rabies be eradicated? Dev Biol (Basel). 2008;131:95-121. Frana TS, Clough NE, Gatewood DM, Rupprecht CE. Postmarketing surveillance of rabies vaccines for dogs to evaluate safety and efficacy. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008;232:1000-2. Castrodale L, Westcott M, Dobson J, Rupprecht C. Rabies in a three-month-old puppy in southwestern Alaska. Vet Rec. 2008;163:92. S Bender, D Bergman, K Wenning, L Miller, D Slate, F Jackson, C Rupprecht. No adverse effects of simultaneous vaccination with the immunocontraceptive GonaConTM and a commercial rabies vaccine on rabies virus neutralizing antibody production in dogs. Vaccine 2009 (in press).