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

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 5 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 Interests:

  • Infectious diseases : Pertussis, influenza, necrotizing enterocolitis, hospital acquired infections
  • Outbreaks and surveillance
  • Venous Thromboembolism surveillance

Current Research Projects:

  • CDC-funded project to implement a pilot surveillance system for venous thromboembolism in Oklahoma County
  • Ebola-related preparedness in Oklahoma
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis among neonates. Examining the relationship between feeding practices and infection in the etiology of NEC
  • Syndromic surveillance with the Veterans’ Affairs
  • Understanding factors associated with increased incidence of Clostridium difficile in healthcare settings
  • Evaluator for the Southwest Center Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (PERLC)