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.

Brummaier T et al. Design of a targeted blood transcriptional panel for monitoring immunological changes accompanying pregnancy. Frontiers in Immunology. 2024;15:1319949. DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2024.1319949

Oakley R et al. Seroprevalence of Coxiella burnetii in an indigenous population from the Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta, Colombia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2024;110(1):155-158. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.23-0252

Harju E et al. Changes in healthcare utilization during the COVID-19 pandemic and potential causes : a cohort study from Switzerland. Int J Public Health. 2023;68:1606010. DOI: 10.3389/ijph.2023.1606010

Inthawong M et al. A whole blood intracellular cytokine assay optimised for field site studies demonstrates polyfunctionality of CD4+ T cells in acute scrub typhus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2023;17(3):e0010905. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010905

Kalinjuma A.V et al. Body mass index trends and its impact of under and overweight on outcome among PLHIV on antiretroviral treatment in rural Tanzania: a prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2023;18(8):e0290445. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0290445

Ndege R et al. Ultrasononography in managing extrapulmonary tuberculosis: a randomized, controlled, parallel, superiority, open-label trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2023;76(6):1013-1021. DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciac871

Nooh F et al. Prevalence of fever of unidentified aetiology in East African adolescents and adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Infect Dis Poverty. 2023;12:55. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-023-01105-z

Nooh F, Utzinger J, Paris D.H, Probst-Hensch N, Chernet A. Association of hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease with COVID-19 in Africa: scoping review protocol. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2023;8:293. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed8060293

Oehri J, Chernet A, Merten S, Sydow V, Paris D.H. Improving primary healthcare access for asylum seekers and refugees: a qualitative study from a Swiss family physician perspective. J Prim Care Community Health. 2023;14:21501319231181878. DOI: 10.1177/21501319231181878

Paris D.H, Day N.P.J. Tropical rickettsial infections. In: Farrar J,Hotez P.J,Junghanss T,Kang G,Lalloo D,White N.J,Garcia P.J, eds. Manson's Tropical Diseases, 326-343. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2023. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7020-7959-7.00029-4