Kenneth Zangwill, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Development & evaluation of diagnosis of infectious diseases
Research DescriptionDr. Zangwill's research interests focus on vaccine-preventable diseases. He studies the epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases, infection prevention and control interventions, management or natural history of infectious syndromes, clinical evaluation of vaccines, and the development of rapid diagnostic tools for severe infection.
- BA, 1984, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
- MD, 1988, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA
Recent and/or Significant Publications
- Zangwill KM, Yeh S, Wong EJ, et al., Acute paralytic syndromes in children: Epidemiology and relationship to vaccination. Pediatr Neurol 2010;42:206-12.
- Ding Y, Zangwill KM, Hay J, Yeh S., Cost-benefit analysis of in-hospital influenza vaccination of postpartum women. Obstet Gynecol 2011;119:1-9.
- Vijayan V, Jing J, Zangwill KM., Evaluation of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for suspected influenza. A(H1N1)pdm09 infection, 2009–2010. Emerg Infect Dis 2012 Sep. http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1809.111564