Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Paris, Associate Professor, MD, PhD, DTMH

Medical Director,
Head of Department

Organisational Entity

Daniel Paris, MD, PhD, DTMH, is a clinical doctor, Associate Professor and Medical Director and Head of the Department of Medicine at Swiss TPH. His position incorporates the fusion of two predominantly service-oriented departments into a single medical department, with the addition of clinical translational research and diagnostic methodologies. Paris is a Swiss national, clinically trained at the University of Zurich. He spent many years working in clinical research in Southeast Asia for the University of Oxford, based in Bangkok as coordinator of clinical tropical medicine research with a focus on tropical rickettsial illnesses, diagnostics, clinical trials and causes-of-fever studies.

Tschopp R, König R.S, Rejmer P, Paris D.H. Health system support among patients with ME/CFS in Switzerland. J Taibah Univ Med Sci. 2023(in press). DOI: 10.1016/j.jtumed.2022.12.019

Bauer M et al. Ultrasonographic findings in patients with abdominal symptoms or trauma presenting to an emergency room in rural Tanzania. PLoS One. 2022;17(6):e0269344. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0269344

Dreyfus A et al. Comparison of the serion IgM ELISA and Microscopic Agglutination Test for diagnosis of Leptospira spp. infections in sera from different geographical origins and estimation of s seroprevalence in the Wiwa indigenous population from Colom. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(6):e0009876. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009876

Elliott I et al. Orientia tsutsugamushi in chiggers and small mammals in Laos. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2022;22(10):505-511. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2022.0029

Hörmann J et al. Performance of a rapid immuno-chromatographic test (Schistosoma ICT IgG-IgM) for detecting Schistosoma-specific antibodies in sera of endemic and non-endemic populations. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(5):e0010463. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010463

Inthawong M et al. A time-course comparative clinical and immune response evaluation study between the human pathogenic Orientia tsutsugamushi strains: Karp and Gilliam in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) model. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(8):e0010611. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010611

Mollel G.J et al. Causes of death and associated factors over a decade of follow-up in a cohort of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2022;22:37. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-021-06962-3

Ndege R et al. Ultrasound in managing extrapulmonary tuberculosis: a randomised, controlled, parallel, superiority, open-label trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2022(in press). DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciac871

Ndege R.C et al. Failure to return pillbox is a predictor of being lost to follow-up among people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in rural Tanzania. HIV Med. 2022;23(6):661-672. DOI: 10.1111/hiv.13223

Tran H.T.D et al. Simple clinical and laboratory predictors to improve empirical treatment strategies in areas of high scrub typhus and dengue endemicity, central Vietnam. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(5):e0010281. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010281