Meet the Contributing Authors - Christopher F. Curtis

Christopher F. Curtis
formerly of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, U.K.

photo of Christopher F. Curtis

Born 1939; Ph.D. in genetics; postdoctoral work on genetic methods for control of tsetse flies; 3 years in India working for World Health Organization on genetic control methods for mosquitoes; based at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine since 1976, with field work mainly in Tanzania on use of impregnated bednets for Anopheles control and polystyrene beads for control of Culex larvae; additional field work in Sri Lanka, China and Venezuela.

Selected Publications

  • Curtis, C.F. ed. (1991) Control of Disease Vectors in the Community. Wolfe, London.
  • Curtis, C.F. (1994) Should DDT continue to be recommended for malaria vector control? Medical & Veterinary Entomology 8, 107-112.