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.

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

Hoermann 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

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.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

Yuhana M.Y et al. Rickettsial infections are neglected causes of acute febrile illness in Teluk Intan, Peninsular Malaysia. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2022;7(5):77. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed7050077

Akello J.O et al. Genomic analyses of human adenoviruses unravel novel recombinant genotypes associated with severe infections in pediatric patients. Sci Rep. 2021;11:24038. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-03445-y

Brummaier T et al. Improved detection of intestinal helminth infections with a formalin ethyl-acetate-based concentration technique compared to a crude formalin concentration technique. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021;6(2):51. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed6020051

Brummaier T et al. Burden of soil-transmitted helminth infection in pregnant refugees and migrants on the Thailand-Myanmar border: results from a retrospective cohort. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(3):e0009219. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009219

Chernet A, Probst-Hensch N, Sydow V, Paris D.H, Labhardt N.D. Mental health and resilience among Eritrean refugees at arrival and one-year post-registration in Switzerland: a cohort study. BMC Res Notes. 2021;14:281. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-021-05695-5