Jonathan_STILLO1Dr. Jonathan Stillo is an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University where he teaches Medical Anthropology and Public Health. He received his PhD at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He has received research grants from the US National Science Foundation, the US Fulbright-Hays Commission, The US Department of State, among others.

Since 2006, Jonathan has been researching tuberculosis (TB) in Romania—including living at a Romanian TB sanatorium for several months—interviewing hundreds of patients and medical personnel across the country. His research focuses on the social, economic and structural aspects of tuberculosis.

Jonathan has served as an International Expert on the World Health Organization teams that conducted the 2014 review of Romania’s national TB program, as well as the TB program review in Republic of Moldova in 2013. In 2016, he was the lead consultant on an ECDC project to develop Romania’s integrated community-based TB support. He is currently working with the Moldovan TB Patient’s organization, SMIT, on projects related to People-Centred Care. He is also working on projects related to hearing loss due to M/XDR-TB treatment including an article which will include stories of people from Romania, Armenia, and elsewhere.

In addition to his research activities, Jonathan is an advocate for improved TB diagnosis and care, is a member of the Wolfheze working group on People-Centred Care and is a member of the Global TB Community Advisory Board. Jonathan has been an active member of the TB Europe Coalition Steering Committee (precursor of TBEC Board) since 2012. See these sites for additional information on Jonathan’s research and advocacy:

https://clasprofiles.wayne.edu/profile/gc4943

http://www.tbcoalition.eu/tag/jonathan-stillo/.