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Matthew  Magee

Assoc Professor

Associate Professor

Faculty, Global Health

Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology

Dr. Magee received a BA in sociology and Spanish from Grinnell College, graduating in 2001. After Grinnell, he received a Thomas J Watson Fellowship to study hepatitis C epidemiology in Italy, India, and Australia. In 2006, Matthew earned his MPH in epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and then worked for the Asian Health Coalition of Illinois for three years as Senior Program Manager. He received his PhD in 2013 from the Department of Epidemiology at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health. Matthew also conducted a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health at Emory University. Dr. Magee is currently an Associate Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Dr. Magee's research interests focus on the intersection of non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases, principally the relation between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis.

For a complete list of publications, see: MyBibliography

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

1518-002-7BB (SPH: Global Health)


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Areas of Interest

  • Diabetes
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Infectious Disease


  • PhD 2013, Emory University
  • MPH 2006, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • BA 2001, Grinnell College

Affiliations & Activities

Research Health Scientist, Clinical Studies Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Atlanta VA Medical Center


  • , , Adults with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and pre-diabetes have increased quantitative QuantiFERON interferon-gamma responses, Tuberculosis, 122,
  • , , Convergence of non-communicable diseases and tuberculosis: A two-way street? , International Journal of TB and Lung Disease, 8, 110-117
  • , , Diabetes mellitus and risk of all-cause mortality among patients with tuberculosis in the state of Georgia, 2009-2012, Annals of Epidemiology, ,
  • , , Diabetes mellitus, smoking, and time to sputum culture conversion in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients, PLOS ONE, ,