Earl Stoddard III, PhD, MPH

Biography

Earl Stoddard is no longer working at CHHS - for a list of current staff members see Our Team.

Earl Stoddard is the Public Health Program Manager for CHHS. In this capacity, Dr. Stoddard helps manage the Center’s efforts on numerous public health projects. Dr. Stoddard is involved with a number of public health and healthcare related projects, including the planning for an alternate care site on the campus of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), healthcare coalition building, and medical surge. In his capacity as the Health Planner for the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Dr. Stoddard has written plans focusing on emergency sheltering, pre-disaster recovery planning, electrical system reliability, and continuity of government. Dr. Stoddard also leads the CHHS collaboration with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for Excellence (MARCE), a federally-funded biodefense research program, by facilitating cooperation between MARCE researchers and first responders to biological emergencies.

Previously for CHHS, Dr. Stoddard worked as the Project Manager for the Maryland-National Capital Region Critical Care Surge Project which assisted the hospitals of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties (MD) in improving their preparedness for medical surge events. He also served as a Public Health Emergency Planner with the Baltimore City Health Department’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response where his work focused on the citywide preparedness and response to the H1N1 pandemic.

Dr. Stoddard holds a BS in Biotechnology from the University of Delaware, a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While conducting his PhD thesis work, Dr. Stoddard authored or contributed to several peer reviewed publications on the molecular mechanisms of HIV transmission in women.

In addition to his project-related work, Dr. Stoddard also serves as a Full Member of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DHMH’s) Institutional Review Board (IRB) and sits on the Clinical Advisory Board of the Maryland Telemedicine Workgroup, a legislatively mandated workgroup designed to analyze greater incorporation of telemedicine and telehealth in the state of Maryland. Dr. Stoddard also helps teach a course in Crisis Management at the Universities of Shady Grove.

Publications
Stoddard E, Ni H, Cannon G, Zhou C, Kallenbach N, Malamud D, Weissman D. Gp-340 promotes transcytosis of HIV-1 in genital tract derived cell lines and primary endocervical tissue. J Virol. 2009 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]. [Requires subscription to view full text] http://jvi.asm.org/cgi/reprint/JVI.00744-09v1?view=long&pmid=19553331

Cannon G, Yi Y, Ni H, Stoddard E, Scales DA, Van Ryk DI, Chaiken I, Malamud D, Weissman D. HIV envelope binding by macrophage-expressed gp340 promotes HIV-1 infection. J Immunol. 2008 Aug 1;181(3):2065-70. [Requires subscription to view full text] http://www.jimmunol.org/cgi/reprint/181/3/2065

Stoddard E, Cannon G, Ni H, Karikó K, Capodici J, Malamud D, Weissman D. gp340 expressed on human genital epithelia binds HIV-1 envelope protein and facilitates viral transmission. J Immunol. 2007 Sep 1;179(5):3126-32. http://www.jimmunol.org/cgi/content/full/179/5/3126

Projects

As the CHHS Public Health Program Manager, Dr. Stoddard is involved in all projects at the Center related to public health matters.

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