Seth O'Neal, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor 



1994 BA Environmental studies, Northland College (Ashland, WI)
2006 MD Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
2010 MPH Epidemiology & biostatistics, Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
2007 Clinical internship, Legacy Emanuel Hospital (Portland, OR)
2010 Preventive medicine residency, Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)

Professional Experience

2010 – present Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
2010 Fellow in international clinical research, NIH Fogarty International Center (Thailand)
2005 Fellow in international clinical research, NIH Fogarty International Center (Brazil)

Professional Interests

Epidemiology and control of parasitic diseases.

Recent Publications

  • O’Neal SE, Townes JM, Wilkins PP, Noh JC, Lee D, Rodriguez S, et al. Seroprevalence of antibodies against Taenia solium cysticerci among refugees resettled in United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Mar; 18(3):431-8.
  • O’Neal, S. E., Robbins, N. M. and Townes, J. M. Neurocysticercosis Among Resettled Refugees From Burma. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2012; 19: 118–121.
  • Coyle CM, Mahanty, Zunt JR, Wallin MT, Cantey PT, White Jr AC, O’Neal S, Serpa JA , Southern PM, Wilkins P, McCarthy A, Higgs ES, NashTE. Neurocysticercosis: Neglected but not Forgotten. PLoS Neg Trop Dis (in press).
  • O'Neal S, Noh J, Wilkins P, Keene W, Lambert W, Anderson J, et al. Taenia solium tapeworm infection, Oregon, 2006–2009. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Jun; 17(6):1030-36.
  • O’Neal S, Winthrop KL, Gonzalez AE. Cysticercosis control: Bringing advances to the field. J Global Infect Dis 2011;3:156-60.
  • Hidron AI, Gilman RH, Justiniano J, Blackstock AJ, Lafuente C, Selum W, Calderon M, Verastegui M, Ferrufino L, Valencia E, Tornheim JA, O'Neal S, Comer R, Galdos-Cardenas G, Bern C; Chagas Disease Working Group in Peru and Bolivia. Chagas cardiomyopathy in the context of the chronic disease transition. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 May 18;4(5):e688.
  • O'Neal S, Hedberg K, Markum A, Schafer S. “Discordant tuberculin skin and interferon-gamma tests during contact investigations: a dilemma for tuberculosis controllers.” Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009 May;13(5):662-4.
  • Unger A, O'Neal S, Machado PR, Guimarães LH, Morgan DJ, Schriefer A, Bacellar O, Glesby MJ, Carvalho EM. Association of treatment of American cutaneous leishmaniasis prior to ulcer development with high rate of failure in northeastern Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Apr;80(4):574-9.
  • O'Neal SE, Guimarães LH, Machado PR, Alcântara L, Morgan DJ, Passos S, Glesby MJ, Carvalho EM. Influence of helminth infections on the clinical course of and immune response to Leishmania braziliensis cutaneous leishmaniasis. J Infect Dis. 2007 Jan 1;195(1):142-8.