Donald W. Rowe, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

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420 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6776
Fax: 716-829-2034

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Research Interests: public health collaborations and partnerships, public health emergency preparedness, environmental health and children with special health care needs


Dr. Rowe currently serves as the Director of the Office of Public Health Practice and the Public Health Liaison for the School of Public Health and Health Professions. He holds Clinical Assistant Professor appointments in the Department of Family Medicine and Social and Preventive Medicine.  Dr. Rowe was formerly the Public Health Director for the Genesee County Health Department, the Chief Biologist and the Principle Public Health Microbiologist for the Erie County Public Health Laboratory where he held laboratory certifications in Rabies Virology, Inherited Metabolic Diseases, Serology and Parasitology.  Dr. Rowe is the recipient of the Outstanding Leadership in Public Health award from the NYS Public Health Association and the recipient of the Public Health Professional of the Year award from the NYS Association of County Health Officials.