Interim Director, Regional Epidemiology Program
Bureau of Communicable Disease Control
New York State Department of Health
Graduate Group: Parasitology
Thesis Topic: Infection dynamics of Ichthyophthirius multifillis in zebrafish and catfish
Dr. Cherry's main interest is control and prevention of zoonotic diseases. Currently, he directs statewide surveillance for communicable diseases occurring in the community setting, evaluates surveillance methods, and implements and evaluates education and prevention programs for communicable diseases.