Aaron M. Wendelboe, Ph.D.

Wendelboe 2017

Associate Professor

Phone: (405) 271-2229, ext 57897
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 323
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Email: Aaron-Wendelboe@ouhsc.edu
Research Profile: http://profiles.ouhsc.edu/display/73759​

Education and Training

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
  • Ph.D., Epidemiology, 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.S., Public Health, 2002, University of Utah
  • B.S., Microbiology, 2000, Brigham Young University

Complete List of Publications:


Most Recent Publications:

  • Wendelboe AM, McCumber M, Erb-Alvarez J,  Mould N, Childs RW, Regens JL. Managing Emerging Transnational Public Health Security Threats: Lessons Learned From the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak (2018) 
  • Wendelboe AM, Angchaisuksiri P, Blanco A, Ddungu H, *Dvorak J, Hunt B, Hylek EM, Kakkar A, Konstantinides SV, *McCumber M, McLintock C, Urano T, Buller H, Weitz J, Raskob GE. Global Public Awareness about Atrial Fibrillation. Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2017. (In press)
  • Wendelboe AM, St. Germain L, Krolak B, Reiser T, Raskob G and ISTH Steering Committee on World Thrombosis Day. Impact of World Thrombosis Day Campaign. Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. July 2017; 1(1):138-41.
  • *Balch A, Wendelboe AM, Vesely S, Bratzler D. Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Surgical Site Infections as a Risk Factor for Infection with Clostridium difficile. PLOS One. 2017; 12(6): e0179117. PMID 28622340

Research Grants:


Research Interests:

  • Disease surveillance, including notifiable infections and venous thromboembolism
  • Integrating technology into disease surveillance to improve efficiency and sustainability
  • Preventing healthcare-associated conditions, such as venous thromboembolism and infection with Clostridium difficile

Current Research Projects:

  • Conducting surveillance for venous thromboembolism in Oklahoma County to estimate the incidence of first episode, recurrent, and fatal venous thromboembolism
  • Developing a user-friendly software to conduct Bayesian statistical analyses
  • Understanding factors associated with increased incidence of Clostridium difficile in healthcare settings
  • Conducting a county-level vulnerability assessment to measure population risk of HIV and hepatitis C virus outbreaks