Ayse Ercumen

Dr. Ayse Ercumen is an epidemiologist in NC State’s Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. Her research focuses on potable and recreational water quality, the spread of diarrhea and soil-transmitted infections in low income regions, health impact assessments for WaSH projects, waterborne infections, and pathogen transmission risk through piped systems. Dr. Ercumen has led a variety of research projects using large-scale health impact assessments, cohort studies, and randomized controlled trials. She holds a PhD/MPH in Epidemiology, and an MSc in Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley.

Interests: nutrition interventions, epidemiology, randomized trials, infrastructure, antimicrobial resistance, climate change, and transmission pathways
Contact: aercume@ncsu.edu