Division of Geographic Medicine

The Division of Geographic Medicine, a part of the Center for Vaccine Development, is internationally recognized as a leader in the development and testing of vaccines. The division maintains a Travelers' Clinic that provides comprehensive health care for children and adults who are about to leave on a brief or extended trip overseas.

Patient Conditions

  • Patients who need immunizations prior to travel
  • Victims of malaria, typhoid or other exotic diseases
  • Patients suffering from diarrhea or parasitic infections after travel

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Evaluation of fever, diarrhea or other acquired diseases
  • Examination for parasites

Specialized Treatments

  • Immunizations
  • Diarrhea prophylaxis and treatment
  • Malaria chemoprophylaxis
  • Information about where to seek medical advice while abroad
  • Education about disease risks and preventions

For more information, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians). If you prefer, you may call the division directly at 410-328-5196