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Eric Harvill Named Distinguished Professor

Eric Harvill
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Eric Harvill, Professor of veterinary and biomedical sciences, has been named a Distinguished Professor for his exceptional record of research, teaching, and service to Penn State.

Harvill’s research focuses on uncovering how host pathogen dynamics affect the spread of respiratory infection within individuals and across host populations. At Penn State, he has served on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the advisory committee to the dean, and he maintains membership in the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and the Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Disease.

Outside of the University, Harvill has been a visiting professor at Cambridge University and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Queens College, and he was given the Perkin-Elmer Distinguished Visiting Faculty award. Currently, he dedicates time as a visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University.