Boo H. Kwa, Ph.D.

Boo H. Kwa, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean for International Programs

Contact Info

Office: CPH 1137 56
Voice Mail: (813) 974-6635
Fax: (813) 974-8506
 Education and History

Came to USF



B.S. Australian National University, 1968
M.S. Australian National University, 1971
Ph.D. University of Malaya, 1977


Tropical Public Health


Vectorborne Diseases
Emerging Infectious Diseases

Other Information

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. B. H. Kwa is Professor and Associate Dean for International Programs at the University of South Florida's College of Public Health. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia and his Ph.D. from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was Nuffield Fellow at Imperial College, London, England in 1976-77; W.H.O. Visiting Scientist and Fellow in Tropical Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in 1984-85; Fulbright Fellow in Malaysia in 1998-99. He had previously worked on filariasis, taeniasis/cysticercosis, sparganosis and other parasitic infections. His current interests are focused on sustainable development issues in developing countries as they pertain to vectorborne and parasitic diseases.