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Affiliation: 
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Title: 
Professor
Department: 
Immunology and Microbiology/Environmental and Occupational Health
Expertise: 
Infectious disease: vector borne

Biography

Dr. Rochford is the Director for the University of Colorado Consortium on Climate Change and Health and is a Professor in both the Department of Immunology and Microbiology and in Environmental and Occupational Health. She has led a research program based in Kisumu, Kenya for over 14 years. A primary area of her research focuses on development of immunity to P. falciparum malaria in children. Dr. Rochford is also involved in interdisciplinary collaborations with a number of groups developing new anti-malaria drugs.