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University of Colorado Denver


Elizabeth Carlton, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

​Research Interests
  • The impacts of climate change on water-borne diseases
  • The way in which local environments affect the transmission of water-borne diseases
  • Environmental and social drivers of the reemergence of schistosomiasis in China
  • Infectious disease surveillance and practical tools for monitoring water-borne disease risk
    Courses Taught
  • EHOH 6624 Infectious Diseases, Environmental Contexts
  • PhD Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • MPH Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • BS Biology, Yale University
  • Carlton EJ, Eisenberg JN, Goldstick J, Cevallos W, Trostle J, Levy K. 2014. Heavy Rainfall Events and Diarrhea Incident: The Role of Social and Environmental Factors. Am J Epidermiol 179: 344-352.
  • Carlton EJ, Hubbard A, Wang S, Spear RC. 2013. Repeated Schistosoma japonicum Infection Following Treatment in Two Cohorts: Evidence for Host Susceptibility to Helminthiasis? PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2098.
  • Xiao N, Remais JV, Brindley PJ, Qiu DC, Carlton EJ, Li RZ, Lei Y, Blair D. 2013. Approaches to genotyping individual miracidia of Schistosoma japonicum. Parasitol Res 112: 3991-3999.
  • Wang S, Carlton EJ, Chen L, Liu Y, Spear RC. 2013. Evaluation of an educational intervention on villagers' knowledge, attitude and behaviour regarding transmission of Schistosoma japonicum in Sichuan province, China. Acta Trop 127:226-235.
  • Carlton EJ, Liang S, McDowell JZ, Li H, Luo W, Remais JV. 2012. Regional disparities in the burden of disease attributable to unsafe water and sanitation in China. Bull World Health Organ 90:578-587.
  • Fung MS, Xiao N, Wang S, Carlton EJ. 2012. Field Evaluation of a PCR test for Schistosoma japonicum egg detection in low-prevalence regions of China. Am J Trop Hyg 87:1053-8.
  • Gong P, Liang S, Carlton EJ, Jiang Q, Wu J, Wang L, Remais JV. 2012. Urbanisation and health in China. Lancet 379:843-852.

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