Calum Macpherson, PhD

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      Area(s) of expertise: Tropical Medicine, Zoonoses
      Summary of expertise:
      CURRENT APPOINTMENTS
      Vice Provost, International Program Development, SGU

      Dean, Graduate Studies Program, SGU

      Director of Research, SGU

      Professor, Parasitology, SGU, School of Medicine

      Professor, Veterinary Parasitology, SGU, School of Veterinary Medicine

      Founding Director and Vice President, Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) a 501 (c) 3 charitable foundation registered in the State of New York

      EXPERTISE:
      International graduate studies,
      Diseases that humans can acquire from animals (zoonosis), international health; epidemiology of parasitic diseases, especially dog zoonosis [Br. sp. zoonoses] (lymphatic filariasis); veterinary parasitology; ultrasound and parasitic disease, cystic hydatid disease.
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      White paper/research:
      1981
      Macpherson, C.N.L.1981. Epidemiology and strain differentiation of Echinococcus granulosus in Kenya.PhD thesis, University of London.

      Macpherson, C.N.L.1981. The existence of Dracunculus medinensis (Linna Transac¬tions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 75: 680 681.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. and Karstad, L.1981. The role of jackals in the transmission
      of Echinococcus granulosus in the Turkana district of Kenya. In: Wildlife Disease Research an¬d Economic Development. Karstad, L., Nestel, B. & Graham,M. (Editors). Inte¬rnational Develop¬ment Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 53 56.

      1982
      Macpherson, C.N.L. and McManus, D.P.1982. A comparative study of Echinococcus granulosus from human and animal hosts in Kenya using isoelect¬ric focusing and isoenzyme analysis. International Journal for Parasitol¬ogy, 12: 515 521.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Wood, A.M. and French, C.M.1982. The use of CetrimideR as a scolicidal adjunct to hydatid surgery. In: Current Medical Research in East Africa with emphasis on Zoonoses and Waterborne Diseases. Tukei, P.M. and Njogu, A.R. (Eds:) pp. 21 25.

      Stevenson, P. and Macpherson, C.N.L.1982. The recovery of cestode eggs from water and soil in the Turkana District of Kenya. In: Current Medical Research in Eastern Africa with an Emphasis on Zoonoses and Water¬borne Diseases. Tukei, P.M. and Njogu, A.R.(Eds) pp 13 15.

      1983
      Macpherson, C.N.L.1983. An active intermediate host role for man in the life cycle of Echinococcus granulosus in Turkana, Kenya. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 32: 397 404.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Karstad, L., Stevenson, P. and Arundel, J.H.1983. Hydatid
      disease in the Turkana District of Kenyaiii. The significance of wild animals in the transmis¬sion of Echinococcus granulosus, with particular reference to Turkana and Masailand. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasi¬tol¬ogy, 77: 61 73.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. and O'Leary, P.1983. Guinea worm disease (dracontiasis) in Turkana District. In: Current Public health research in the tropics. Tukei, P.M. and Njogu, A.R (Eds). pp 141 142.

      Allsopp, B.A., Macpherson, C.N.L., Jones, A. and Muchemi, G.K.H.1983. Techniques for the identification of gastro inte¬stinal helminths obtained from carnivores in Kenya. In: Current Research on the Gastro intestinal Tract and Associated Organs in the African Environ¬ment Tukei, P.M. (Ed.). pp.31 35.

      French, C.M. and Macpherson, C.N.L.1983. The man/dog relationship in the culture of the Turkana and its significance in the transmis¬sion of human hydatid disease. In: Current Public health Research in the Tropics. Tukei, P.M. and Njogu, A.R. (Eds) pp.121 126.

      1984
      Macpherson, C.N.L., Wood, A.M., Wood, C., French, C.M., Omondi, L.O., Mwangi, M. Arap Siongok, T.K., O'Leary, P., Ngunnzi, M., Okelo, G.B.A. and Mann, I. 1984. Perspective on options for the implemen¬tation of a pilot hydatidosis control programme in the Turkana District of Kenya. East African Medical Journal, 61: 513 523.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Zeyhle, E. and Romig, T. 1984. An Echinococcus pilot control programme for north west Turkana, Kenya. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 78: 188 192.

      Johnson, B.K., Greenfield, C., Oche'ng, D., Gichogo, A., French, C.M., Macpherson, C.N.L., Zeyhle, E., Romig, T., Galpin, S. and Thomas, H.C.1984. A survey of the human population of Turkana for evidence of exposure to Marburg, Ebola, Hepatitis B and Delta viruses. In: Current Research on the Gastro intestinal Tract and Associated Organs in the African Environment. Tukei, P.M. (Editor). pp. 215 219.

      McManus, D.P. and Macpherson, C.N.L.1984. Strain characterisation in the hydatid organism Echinococcus granulosus: current status and new perspectives. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 78: 193 198.

      1985
      Macpherson, C.N.L.1985. Epidemiology of hydatid disease in Kenya: a study of the domestic intermediate hosts in Masailand. Transac¬tions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 79: 209 207.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. and Smyth, J.D.1985. In vitro culture of the strobilar stage of Echinococcus granulosus from protoscoleces of human, camel, cattle, sheep, goat origin from Kenya and buffalo origin from India. International Journal for Parasitol¬ogy, 15: 137 140.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., French, C.M., Stevenson, P. Karstad, L. and Arundel, J.H.1985. Hydatid disease in the Turkana District of Kenyaiv. The prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus infections in dogs and observations on the role of the dog in the lifestyle of the Turkana. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 79: 51 61.

      McManus, D.P., Smyth, J.D. and Macpherson, C.N.L.1985. The epidemiology of hydatid disease in the United Kingdom and Kenya. Revue de Ecologie, 40: 217-223.

      1986
      Craig, P.S., Macpherson, C.N.L. Macpherson, C.N.L., Wachira, T., Zeyhle, E., Romig, T. and Macpherson, C. 1986 . Hydatid disease Research and control in Turkana, Kenya 1V. The control programme. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene , 80: 196 200.

      Macpherson,C.N.L.1986. Echinococcus infections in wild animals in Africa. In: Wild life/Livestock Interfaces on Rangelands. MacMillan,S. (Editor). Inter African Bureau for Animal Resources. Nairobi, pp73 78.

      Macpherson,C.N.L.1986.Communication and its application to parasitic control programmes. In: Proceedings of the communications seminar, 7/8 May, 1986. Bayer, Nairobi, pp. 47 57.

      Macpherson,C.N.L., Else,J.E. and Suleman, M. 1986. Experimental infection of
      the olive baboon Papio cynocepha¬lis with Echinococcus granulosus of camel, cattle, sheep and goat origin from Kenya. Journal of Helminthol¬ogy, 60: 213 217.

      Macpherson,C.N.L.,Wachira,T.,Zeyhle,E.,Romig,T.and Macpherson, C. 1986. Hydatid disease Research and control in Turkana, Kenya 1V. The control programme. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 80: 196 200.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Zeyhle, E., Romig, T. et a1 1986. Echinococcosis research for appropriate control techniques for Turkana.In: Advances in the diagnosis treatment and prevention of immunizable diseases in Africa. Tukei,P. (Editor). pp 230.

      Craig, P.S., Macpherson, C.N.L. and Nelson, G.S. 1986. The identification of eggs of Echinococcus by immunofluorescence using a specific monoclo¬nal antibody. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 35: 152 158.

      Greenfield, C., Farci, P., Osidiana, V., Macpherson, C.N.L. et al. 1986. Delta infection in Kenya: its geograp¬hic and tribal distribu¬tion. American Journal of Epidemiology, 213; 1120 1129.

      Mwangi, M., Macpherson, C.N.L. and Oduol, E. 1986. The importance of health education as an adjunct to hydatid disease control. In: Advances in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of immunizable diseases in Africa Tukei,P. (Editor) . English Press, pp 247.

      Romig, T., Zeyhle, E., Macpherson, C.N.L., Rees, P.H. and Were, J.B.O. 1986. Cyst growth and spontaneous cure in hydatid disease. Lancet , ii: 861.

      Wachira, T.M., Gathuma, J.M., Cheruiyot, H. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1986. Comparative morphological study of 35 day old Echinococcus granulosus of sheep, cattle and goat origin in Kenya. In: Current research on the gastro intestinal tract and associated organs in the African environment. Tukei, P. (Editor) . English Press, Nairobi, pp 246.

      1987
      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1987. Man, dogs and hydatid disease. Lancet , editorial, pp 21 22.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1987. Immunodiagnosis of hydatidosis/echinococcosis in man, dogs and livestock. In: Proceedings of the 29th postgraduate seminar at KCMC, Moshi, Tanzania Ed. Nyka, W.M. (Editor).

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Romig, T., Zeyhle, E., Rees, P.H. and Were, J.B.O. 1987. Portable ultrasound scanner verses serology in screening for hydatid cysts in a nomadic population. Lancet , i: 259-261.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Zeyhle, E., Romig, T., Mwangi, M. and Were, J.B.O. 1987. Value of ultrasound for surveillance in a hydatid control programme. In: Recent advances in medical research with a symposium on appropriate technology in disease control Kinoti, S.N., Waiyaki, P.G. and Were, J.B.O. (Editors). pp 33-37.

      Allsopp, B.A., Jones, A., Allsopp, M.T.E.P., Newton, S.D. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1987. Interspecific characterisation of taeniid species cestodes by isoenzyme analysis using electrofocusing in agarose. Parasitology, 95: 593 - 601.

      Zeyhle, E., Romig, T., Mwangi, M. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1987. Immunodiagnosis of human hydatid disease: surveillance for a control programme in Turkana District, Kenya. In: Advances in the diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of immunizable diseases in Africa Kinoti, S.N., Koech, D.K. and Tukei, P.M. (Editors), pp 130-132.

      1988
      Craig, P.S. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1988 . Sodium hypochlorite as an ovicide for Echinococcus. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 82: 211-213.

      Craig, P.S., Macpherson, C.N.L., Watson-Jones, D.L. and Nelson, G.S. 1988. Immunodetection of Echinococcus eggs from naturally infected dogs and from environmental contamination sites in settlements in Turkana, Kenya. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 82: 268-274.

      Jones, A., Allsopp, B.A., Macpherson, C.N.L. and Allsopp, M.T.E.P. 1988. The identity, life-cycle and isoenzyme characteristics of Taenia madoquae (Pelligrini, 1950) n. comb. from silver-backed jackal Canis mesomelas Schreber, 1775 in East Africa. Sys¬tematic Parasitology, 11: 31-38.

      Watson Jones, D.L. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1988. Hydatid disease in the Turkana district of Kenya V1. Man:dog contact and its role in the transmis¬sion and control of hydatidosis amongst the Turkana. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 82: 343-356.

      1989
      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1989 . Ultrasound surveys for echinococcosis in human populations. Mimeographed WHO document Echin.Res./WP/88.14 pp 1-5.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Craig, P.S., Romig, T., Zeyhle, E. and Watschinger, H. 1989. Observations on human echinococcosis/ hydatidosis and evaluation of transmission factors in the Maasai of northern Tanzania. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 83: 489-497.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Spoerry, A., Zeyhle, E., Romig, T. and Gorfe, M. 1989. Pastoralists and hydatid disease: an ultrasound scanning prevalence survey in East Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 84: 243-247.

      Hatz, C.F., Macpherson, C.N.L. and Mayombana, C.C. 1989. The use of ultrasound scanning for detecting morbidity due to Schistosoma haematobium and its resolution following graded doses of praziquantel. 10th KEMRI/KETRI Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.

      Irshadullah, M., Nizami, W.A. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1989. Observations on the suitability and importance of the domestic intermediate hosts of Echinococcus granulosus in Uttah Pradesh, India. Journal of Helminthology, 63: 39-45.

      Irshadullah, M., Nizami, W.A. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1989. Prevalence of human hydatidosis in Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Communicable Diseases, 21; 114-122.

      Lubano, G.M., Macpherson, C.N.L., Kinoti, G.K., Zeyhle, E. and Romig, T. 1989. Effects in vivo and in vitro of praziquantel on different developmental stages of Echinococcus granulosus . Ed. Kinoti, SN; Omuse, JK and Kofi-Tsepa, WM (Eds), Nairobi, Kenya.

      Lubano, G.M., Macpherson, C.N.L., Kinoti, G.K., Zeyhle, E. and Romig, T. 1989.Comparison of the graded doses of praziquantel on protoscoleces of Echinococcus granulosus isolated from hydatid cysts of Kenyan sheep, goats and cattle. Kinoti, SN; Omuse, JK and Kofi-Tsepa, WM (Eds),, Nairobi, Kenya.

      1990
      Hatz, C., Mayombana, C., de Savigny, D., Macpherson, C.N.L., Koella, J., Degremont, A. and Tanner, M. 1990. Ultrasound scanning for detecting morbidity due to Schistosoma haematobium and its resolution following treatment with different doses of praziquantel. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 84: 662-665.

      Jenkins, D.J., Gasser, R.B., Zeyhle, E., Romig, T. and Macpherson, C.N.L. 1990. Difficulties encountered with reliable serological detection of Echinococcus granulosus infections in dogs in Kenya. Acta Tropica , 47: 245-8.

      Koella, J.C., Ch Hatz, H. Mshinda, D. de Savigny, C.N.L. Macpherson, A.A. Degremont and M. Tanner 1990. In vitro resistance patterns of Plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine - a reflection of strain-specific immunity? Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 84: 662-5.

      Wachira, T.M., C.N.L. Macpherson and J.M. Gathuma 1990. Hydatid disease in the Turkana District of Kenya V11: analysis of the infection pressure between definitive and intermediate hosts of Echinococcus granulosus, 1979-1988. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 84: 361-368.

      1991
      Wachira, T.M., C.N.L. Macpherson and J.M. Gathuma 1991. Release and survival of Echinococcus eggs in different environments in Turkana and their possible impact on the incidence of hydatidosis in man and livestock Journal of Helminthology, 65: 55-61.

      1992
      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1992. The geographical distribution and impact of echinococcosis on human health, animal production and economic implications in East, Central and South Africa. WHO/FAO/OIE Guidelines on echinococcus/ hydatidosis, Geneva.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1992. Use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of parasitic disease. Tropical Doctor , 22: 14-20.
      Craig, P.S., Liu Deshan, C.N.L. Macpherson, Shi Dazhong, D. Reynolds, G. Barnish, B. Gottstein and W. Zhirong 1992. A large focus of alveolar echinococcosis in central China. Lancet, 340: 326-331.

      Kilombero Malaria Project, 1992. The level of anti-sporozoite antibodies in a highly endemic area and its relationship with exposure to mosquitoes. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 86: 499-504.

      Shambesh, M.K., C.N.L. Macpherson, W.N. Beesley, A. Gusby and T.Elsonosi
      1992. Prevalence of human hydatid disease in northwestern Libya: a crossectional ultrasound study. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 86: 381-386.

      1993
      Chadee, D.D., R. Paul and C.N.L. Macpherson 1993. Instruction and information manual for the malaria surveillance programme in Trinidad and Tobago. Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago, pp 30.

      Rogan, M.T., I. Marshall, G.D.F. Reid, C.N.L. Macpherson and P.S. Craig 1993. The potential of vervet monkeys Cercopithecus aethiops and baboons Papio anubis as models for the study of the immunology of Echinococcus granulosus infections. Parasitology, 106: 511-517.

      1994
      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1994. Epidemiology and control of parasites in nomadic situations. Veterinary Parasitology, 37: 87 - 102.

      1995
      Georrgiev, G., C.N.L. Macpherson and P.J. Rooney 1995. A novel extension of problem-based learning: problem-based lecture presentation by students. Medical Education. 29: 255 - 256.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1995. The effect of transhumance on the epidemiology of animal diseases. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 25: 213-224.

      1996
      Cox, C. And C.N.L. Macpherson, 1996. Modified informed consent in a viral seroprevalence study in the Caribbean. Bioethics, 10: 222-233.

      1997
      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1997. Parasitology in ruminants in the tropics. Tropical Agriculture, 157 - 164.

      1998
      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1998. Improving the health of nomadic people - the example of cystic hydatid disease. World Health, 4: 18 - 19.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. (Network co-ordinator) 1998. WHO classification of ultrasound images in cystic echinococcosisfor application in clinical and field epidemiological settings. Echinonews\Echinonet 3 - 11.


      1999
      Shambesh, M.A., P.S. Craig, C.N.L. Macpherson, M. Rogan, A.M. Gusby and E.F. Echtuich 1999. An extensive ultrasound and serologic study to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis in northern Libya. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 60: 462 - 468.

      2000
      Macpherson, C.N.L., Gottstein, B. and Geerts, S. 2000. Parasitic food-borne and water-borne zoonoses. In: Pastoret, P.-P. (Coordinator), An Update on Zoonoses. Revue Scientifique et Technique Office International des Epizooties, 19: 240 – 258.
      This chapter was reprinted in Spanish in Laboratorio Veterinario, Avediea, 20: 2–2 4 (2001).


      2001
      Macpherson, C.N.L. (2001). The changing picture of intestinal parasitoses in the Caribbean. Caribbean Health. 4: 11-13.
      Wang, Y.H., Rogan, M.T., Vuitton, D.A., Wen, H., Bartholomot, B., Macpherson, C.N.L., Zou, P.F., Ding, Z.X., Zhou, H.X., Zhang, X.F., Luo, J., Xiong, H.B., Fu, Y., McVie, A., Giraudoux, P., Yang, W.G. and Craig, P.S. (2001) Cystic echinococcosis in semi-nomadic pastoral communities in northwest China. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.95:, 153-158.

      2002
      Bartholomot B., Vuitton D.A., Harraga S., Shi D., Giraudoux P., Barnish G., Wang Y., Macpherson C.N.L. and Craig P.S. (2002). Combined ultrasonographic and serological screening of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis in central China. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 66, 23 - 29.

      2003
      Jenkins, D. and Macpherson, C.N.L. (2003). Transmission ecology of Echinococcus in wild-life in Australia and Africa. In: Craig, P.S. nad McManus, D.P. (Eds), Echinococcosis: Transmission biology and epidemiology. Parasitology, 127: S63-S72.

      Kachani, M., Macpherson, C. N. L., Lyagoubi, M., Berrada, M., Bouslikhane, M., Kachani, F. & El Hasnaoui, M. (2003). Public health education/importance and experience from the field. Educational impact of community based ultrasound screening surveys. Acta Tropica, 85, 263-269.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. and Milner, R. (2003). Performance characteristics and quality control of community based ultrasound surveys for cystic and alveolar echinococcosis. Acta Tropica 85, 203-209.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. Bartholomot, B. and Frider, B. (2003). Application of ultrasound in diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, public health and control of Echinococcus granulosus and E. Multilocularis. In: Craig, P.S. nad McManus, D.P. (Eds), Echinococcosis: transmission biology and epidemiology. Parasitology, 127: S21-S35.

      WHO Informal Working Group on Echinococcosis: C.N.L. Macpherson (Co-ordinator), D.A. Vuitton, H.A. Gharbi, M. Caremani, B. Frider, E. Brunettii, R. Perdomo, P.M. Schantz, C. Felice, A. Teggi, A. da Silva, Z.S. Pawlowski, T. Todorov, V. Pelaez, H. Salama, M. Tinelli, E. Guarnera, L. Lapini, O. Akhan, and W. Hao.(2003). International classification of ultrasound images in cystic echinococcosis for application in clinical and field epidemiological settings. Acta Tropica, 85, 253-261.

      2004
      Asulin, Y., McCann, T.J., McCarty, C.W., Hage, R.W., Rooney, P. J. Macpherson
      C.N. L. (2004). Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Grenada: 1990-2000. West Indian Medical Journal , 53, 368-373.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Kachani, M., Lyagoubi, M., Berada, M., Bouslikhane, M., Shepherd, M., Fields, P.F. and El Hasnaoui, E. (2004). Cystic echinococcosis in the Berber of the Mid Atlas Mountains, Morocco: New insights into the natural history of cystic hydatid disease in humans. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 98: 481-490.

      2005
      Brunetti, E. Felice, C., Schantz, P.S. and Macpherson, C.N.L. (2005). Comment on classification of hydatid liver cysts by Kjossev and Losaoff. Jourrnal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 0: 1947.

      Dubey, J.R., Bhaiyat, M.I., de Allie, C., Macpherson, C.N.L., Sharma, R.N., Sreekumar C., Vianna, M.C., Shen, S.K., Kwok, O.C., Miska, K.B., Hill, D.E., Lehmann, T.. (2005). Isolation, tissue distribution, and molecular characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from chickens in Grenada, West Indies. Journal of Parasitology, 91: 557-560.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. (2005). Human behaviour and the epidemiology of parasitic zoonoses. International Journal of Parasitology, 35, 1319 – 1331.

      Noel, T.P., Zabriskie, J., Macpherson, C.N.L. and Perrotte, G. (2005). Beta hemolytic streptococci in school children 5-15 years of age with an emphasis on rheumatic fever, in the tri-island state of Grenada. West Indian Medical Journal, 54, 22 – 27.

      Panagos, A., Lacy, E.R., Gubler, D.J. and Macpherson, C.N.L. (2005). Dengue in Grenada. Pan American Journal of Public Health,. 17: 225-229.

      2006
      Asthana, S.P., Macpherson, C.N.L., Weiss, S.H., Stephens, R. Sharma, R. and Dubey, J.P. (2006) The seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pregnant women and cats in Grenada. Journal of Parasitology, 92: 644 -645.
      Dubey, J.P., Bhaiyat, M.I., Macpherson, C.N.L., de Allie, C., Chickweto, A., Kwok, O.C.H., and Sharma, R.N. (2006). Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Grenada, West Indies. Journal of Parasitology, 92: 1107 – 1108.

      2007
      Yabsley, MJ, McKibben J, Macpherson CNL, Cattan PF, Cherry NA, Hegarty BC, Breitschwerdt EB, O'Connor T, Chandrashekar R, Paterson T, Perea ML, Ball G, Friesen S, Goedde J, Henderson B, Sylvester W. Prevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys, Babesia canis vogeli, and Hepatozoon canis in dogs from Grenada tested in 2004 and 2006, Veterinary Parasitology. E
      Publication. Published in Veterinary Parasitology (2008) 151: 279-285.

      2008
      Pinckney, R.D., Coomansingh, C., Bhaiyat, M.I., Chikweto, A., Sharma, R., and Macpherson, C.N.L. (2008). Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in free-range poultry in Grenada, West Indies. West Indian Veterinary Journal, 8 (1): 23-26.

      2009
      Chikweto, A., Bhaiyat, M.I., Macpherson, C.N.L., DeAllie, C., Pinckney, R.D., Richards, C. and
      Sharma, R.N. (2009). Existence of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Grenada, West Indies. Veterinary Parasitology , 162: 160 – 162.

      Dubey, J.P., Lappin, M.R., Kwok, O.C.H., Mofya, S, Chikweto, A., Baffa, A., Doherty, D., Shakier,
      J., Macpherson, C.N.L. and Sharma, R.N. (2009). Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and concurrent Bartonella spp., feline immunodeficiency virus, and feline leukemia infections in cats from Grenada, West Indies. Journal of Parasitology (EPub Apr 22)

      Schioler, K.L. and Macpherson, C.L.(2009). Dengue Transmission in the Small-island Setting: Investigations from the Caribbean Island of Grenada Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 81: 280-286.

      Service, M.W. and Macpherson, C.N.L. (2009). George Stanley Nelson. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology,, 103: 369-372.

      2011
      Brunetti E, Garcia HH, Junghanss T; on behalf of the members of the International CE Workshop in Lima, Peru, 2009. 2011. Cystic Echinococcosis: Chronic, Complex, and Still Neglected. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jul;5(7):e1146. Epub 2011 Jul 26

      Fisher, E. and Macpherson, C.N.L. (2011) Update on Neglected Tropical Diseases of the Western Hemisphere, Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment

      Chikweto A, Kumthekar S, Tiwari K, Nyack B, Deokar M, Stratton G, Macpherson C, Sharma R, Dubey JP 2011. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pigs, sheep, goats and cattle from Grenada and Carriacou, West Indies Journal of Parasitology 23. [Epub ahead of print]
      Torgerson, P, Macpherson, C.N.L. and Vuitton, D. (2011). Cystic echinococcosis (Echinococcus granulosus) In: Zoonoses 2nd edn Eds: Palmer, S. Lord Soulsby, Torgerson, P and Brown, D. Oxford University Press, Oxon.

      Torgerson, P, R. and Macpherson, C.N.L.2011. The socioeconomic burden of parasitic zoonoses: global trends. Veterinary Parasitology, 182: 79-95.

      Another 10 papers are in various stages of preparation

      Books/articles published:
      Macpherson, C.N.L. and P.S. Craig (Editors) 1990. Parasitic Helminths, and
      Zoonoses in Africa. Unwin Hyman, London. 281 pp.

      Mwaluku, G., Kilama, W.L., Mandara, M., Murru, M., and Macpherson, C.N.L.
      (Editors) 1991.Health and Disease in Tanzania. Harper Collins, London. pp 314.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. 1998. Introductory Medical Parasitology 4th Edn. McGraw Hill, Iowa, pp 244. (Now in its 4th edition)

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Meslin, F-X, and Wandeler, A. (eds) (2000). Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health, CAB International Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon, UK. pp 400.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., Meslin, F-X, and Wandeler, A. (eds) (2012). Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health 2nd edn CAB International Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon, UK.

      BOOK CHAPTERS\MIMEOGRAPHS
      1990 - 1999
      Macpherson, C.N.L. and P.S. Craig 1990. Echinococcosis - a plague on pastoralists. In: Parasitic helminths and zoonoses in Africa, Macpherson C.N.L. and P.S. Craig (Editors). Unwin Hyman, London. 25-53.

      Macpherson, C.N.L., W.L. Kilama and C.M. Kihamia 1991. Miscellaneous parasitic infections. In:Health and Disease in Tanzania (Mwaluko, G.M.P., W.L. Kilama, M.P. Mandara, M. Murru and C.N.L. Macpherson (Editors). Harper Collins, London. 189 - 198.

      Schantz, P.M., C. Junje, P.S. Craig, J. Eckert, D.J. Jenkins, C.N.L. Macpherson and A. Thakur 1995. Epidemiology and control of hydatid disease. In: Echinococcus and hydatid disease (R.C.A. Thompson and A.J. Lymbery eds). CAB International: Guildford, 233 - 331.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. and Wachira T.W.M. 1997. Cystic echinococcus in Africa
      south of the Sahara. In: Andersen, F.L. Ouhelli, H. and Kachani, M. (eds), Compendium on cystic echinococcosis in Africa and in Middle Eastern Countries with special reference to Morocco, Brighman Young University, Provo, Utah, USA, pp 245 - 277.

      2000
      Macpherson, C.N.L. and P.S. Craig (2000). Dog Cestode zoonoses. In: Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health. Meslin, F-X, A. Wandeler and C.N.L. Macpherson (eds). CAB International, Guildford, 177-212.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. (2000). Use of ultrasound in the epidemiology of parasitic diseases with special reference to Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis infections. In: Hepatobiliary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases. J. Ci Peng and D.P. McManus (Eds.). International Chinese Medical Press, China pp 302-317 (in Chinese).

      2001
      Brunetti, E., Filice, C., Macpherson, C., Meslin, F-X. And Vuitton, D. (2001) PAIR. An option for the treatment of cystic echinococcosis. WHO informal working group on echinococcosis. WHO/CDS/CSR/APH/2001.6

      Macpherson, C.N.L. (2001). Epidemiology of Echinococcus granulosus in transhumant
      Situationns. In: Eckert, J., Gemmell, M.A., Pawlowski, K. and Meslin F.-X. (eds),, WHO/OIE Manual on Echinococcosis in Humans and Animals, WHO\OIE, Paris, France, pp 156-163.

      Pawlowski, Z. Eckert, J. Vuitton, D. Ammann, R. Kern, P. Craig, P. Dar, K.F. De Rosa, F. Filice,C. Gottstein, B. Grimm, F. Macpherson, C.N.L. Stato, N. Todorov, T. Uchino, J. Von Sinner, W. and Wen, H. 2001. Echinococcosis in humans: clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment. In: Eckert, J., Gemmell, M.A., Pawlowski, K. and Meslin F.-X. (eds),, WHO/OIE Manual on Echinococcosis in Humans and Animals, WHO\OIE, Paris, France, pp 20 - 71.

      2007 - 2012
      Catan, P and Macpherson, C.N.L. The pothounds and pompeks of Grenada. In: Bekoff, M. (ed), Encyclopedia of Human-Animal relationships. Vol 2: Culture, Religion and Belief Systems, Greenwood Press, London. pp 576-579.

      Torgerson, P.R, C.N.L. Macpherson and D>A. Vuitton (2011). Cystic echinococcosis Im: Palmer, S.R., Lord Soulsby, P.R. Torgerson and D.W.G. Brown (eds) Oxford textbook of zoonoses: Biology, clinical practice and Public Health Control. pp 643-668.

      Macpherson, C.N.L. and Torgerson, P.R. (2012). Dogs and cestode zoonoses. In Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health 2nd edn Macpherson, C.N.L., Meslin, F-X, and Wandeler, A. (eds). CABI

      Awards/associations/memberships:
      1978-1979, Rotary International Scholar (UK)

      1981, Marshall Scholarship for excellence in Research in Zoology (Imperial College)

      2004, Elected as an associate member of the European Veterinary Parasitology College

      2005, Citation for service to SGU following Hurricane Ivan (Sept 7th 2004)

      2005, Elected a member of the Society of Phi Zeta

      2005, Pfizer award for research excellence (School of Veterinary Medicine)

      2007, Award for research excellence, SGU 30th Anniversary


      MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

      Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene - Fellow

      World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology - Member

      International Congress of Hydatidology – Member

      American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene - Member

      Grenada Public Health Association – Member

      European Veterinary Parasitology College – elected associate member

      American Society for Ultrasound - Member

      New York Academy of Sciences - Member

      1978-1992, British Society of Parasitology - Member

      1987-1990, Tanzania Public Health Association - Member

      1987-1990, Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania - Member

      2002-2006, Caribbean Health Research Council - Observer

      MEMBERSHIP OF INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS
      WHO\IWGE network on echinococcosis

      Global Alliance for the Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis

      Global Health Educational Consortium

      FAO\OIE International network on veterinary public health

      EDITORIAL BOARDS
      The Africa Journal for Animal and Biomedical Sciences - Member

      West Indian Veterinary Journal - Member

      Prior media experience:
      Dr. Macpherson has presented abstracts and oral papers at over 100 conferences and been invited to give lectures/continuing medical education presentations etc., in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Italy, Canada, Australia, India, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, the Gambia, Libya, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Grenada, St Vincent, St Maarten, Trinidad, Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, Costa Rica, India, China, Cyprus, Morocco, Turkey and the United States. Most of the abstracts have been published.

      JOURNAL REVIEWER:
      Acta Tropica

      Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology

      BMC Infectious Diseases

      Emerging Infectious Diseases

      Epidemiology and Infection

      Gastroenterology

      International Journal for Parasitology

      Journal of the Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association

      Lancet

      Parasitology International

      Small Animal Practice

      Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

      Trends in Parasitology

      Veterinary Record

      Educational background:
      EDUCATION
      1975-1978
      University of Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.

      1978-1981
      Imperial College of Science an Technology
      University of London, England.

      DEGREES
      BSc, Zoology, First class honors,1978

      PhD,Parasitology/Epidemiology,1981

      DIC, Diploma of Imperial College, 1981

      AssEVPC, Associate Member European Vet Prst College, 2004

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