Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (GA) & Indiana University School of Medicine, Northwest Center (both USA)
Dr Peruski is the lead for international laboratory operations within the Division of Global Health Protection of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 2011-2016, he was Director, Global Disease Detection Regional Center for Central America of the CDC. Previously, he was Laboratory Chief, International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand, of the CDC from 2005-2011. He joined CDC from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Northwest Center, where he was Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Assistant Director for Research and Graduate Studies.
Dr Peruski did his PhD at the University of Michigan School of Medicine, followed by postdoctoral training at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado, and then joined the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland as a molecular microbiologist. In addition to extensive experience with special pathogens and other infectious agents, Dr Peruski has had several field assignments domestically and internationally. Dr. Peruski is also adjunct faculty at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He has over 70 peer-reviewed publications, chapters, and patents in microbiology, public health and emerging infectious diseases.