The Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium (TBESC)

The Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium II (TBESC-II) is a partnership of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) at CDC with academic institutions and TB control programs in 11 states.  The Consortium focuses on strategies and tools to increase diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in high-risk populations.

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Timothy Sterling [Email] and April Pettit [Email]
Infectious Disease
Location USA

For all interests in Dr. Sterling's TB related projects, please contact VUMC TB Center Program Coordinator Hilary Vansell
Other Faculty: April Pettit

Program Type

Research, Training or Education

Funding Type




Global Health Topics

Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases


Post-doctoral students, residents, or trainees

Program Length

Flexible, depending on the individuals interests and needs

VU Affiliation

The program is affiliated with Vanderbilt.


The program does not have a language requirement.