Damon Toth, PhD, MS


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Epidemiology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-6667
  • Williams Building
    Div of Epidemiology
    295 Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Damon Toth, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in The Research Track in the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics. As an applied mathematician, his research interests include mathematical modeling and simulation of the spread of infectious diseases.
Dr. Toth’s research accomplishments include major contributions to the Final Supplementary Risk Assessment for the Boston University National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL). His ongoing work includes network and transmission modeling for the CDC-sponsored Contacts among Utah’s School-age Population (CUSP) project, modeling of the infection and transmission of Clostidium difficile in hospitals, and modeling of dose-response, incubation period, and transmission of infectious pathogens for use in risk analysis and outbreak prediction and surveillance.
Dr. Toth received his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington. He received post-doctoral training in the Mathematical Biology group in the University of Utah’s Department of Mathematics.

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Training University of Utah
Mathematical Biology
Postdoctoral Training
Doctoral Training University of Washington
Applied Mathematics
Graduate Training University of Washington
Applied Mathematics
Undergraduate Princeton University
Operations Research


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