Department of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Assistant Professor

Animal Models of Human Disease | Bacteriology | Epidemiology | Mycobacterial Diseases | Vector-Borne Diseases | Zoonotic Diseases


Hind Yahyaoui Azami is an early-career researcher in the field of infectious diseases, with 10 years’ cumulative post-graduate experience in the epidemiology of zoonotic diseases. She has carried out research in Morocco and Switzerland and possess strong skills in managing international knowledge networks, research partnerships and program development in the field of veterinary medicine and One Health. Hind Got her DVM from the Agronomy and Veterinary Institute in Morocco (IAV), and her PhD in Epidemiology jointly from IAV in Morocco and Swiss Tropical and public health Institute-University of Basel-Switzerland, before joining UGA as a Fulbright Scholar in 2017. Hind is involved in studying transmission, pathogenesis and vaccine development for human tuberculosis using several animal models (mice, guinea pigs and ferrets). Her academic training and research experience have provided her with a background in multiple biological disciplines including molecular biology, microbiology, epidemiology, infectious diseases, and veterinary medicine.

Research Interests

  • Zoonotic tuberculosis burden in low and middle income countries
  • Pathogenesis and transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis

Selected Publications

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