Eric D’Ortenzio, MD, is currently acting at Inserm as Scientific Coordinator of REACTing and investigator of Ebola vaccine trials in Guinea (PREVAC, EBOVAC3). He also provides consultation in tropical diseases and migrant health at Bichat hospital in Paris.
He has 20 years’ experience in primary health care, humanitarian assistance, emergency response, epidemiological surveillance and operational/clinical research in complex and various settings. Prior to joining Inserm, he served as physician for health centers in French Guiana and Bangui, field coordinator for MSF in Africa, epidemiologist for Public Health France in Reunion Island, head of the epidemiology research unit for Institut Pasteur New-Caledonia and scientific director for Solthis NGO.
He is Medical Doctor (Aix-Marseille University) specialized in Public Health and in General Medicine and has a Master M2 Research Degree in Epidemiology (Sorbonne University). He has conducted and published numerous epidemiological studies on emerging and tropical diseases.