Assistant Professor, Public Health
Community, Environment & Policy Department
Dr. Amanda M. Wilson studies microbial exposure and risk assessment, human behavior, and exposure modeling. Recently, she has collaborated internationally to develop COVID-19 risk assessment models and co-developed a risk scoring algorithm for a COVID-19 contact tracing app, Covid Watch. She was recently awarded a University of Arizona Health Sciences Career Development Award to expand her research training to address asthma and microbial risk-risk tradeoffs for healthcare workers conducting surface cleaning and disinfection. She received her postdoctoral training at the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, and received her PhD in environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona. Dr. Wilson was featured in Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine in 2018 and has been interviewed by Discover Magazine, New York Magazine, and The Washington Post on her COVID-19 and fomite-mediated exposure research.