About us Our team Our Scientific Advisory Panel Dr James Sejvar Dr James J. Sejvar, M.D., Neuroepidemiologist, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine; Consultant Neuroepidemiologist, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore Dr. Sejvar obtained his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA. He received his training in neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, completing his residency there. He then did a fellowship in applied field epidemiology through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Epidemic Intelligence Service. Following completion of the program, he remained at CDC, where he leads the Neuroepidemiology Unit at CDC’s Divisions of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology. He is board-certified in neurology, with an area of focus in infectious diseases. His current research focus centers on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, and outcomes of infections of the nervous system, including encephalitis.