Terri Rebmann, Ph.D., RN, CIC, FAPIC
Environmental and Occupational Health
Institute for Biosecurity
Communicable Diseases and Infection Control; Disaster Planning for Infectious Disease Disasters; Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Ph.D. in Nursing, Saint Louis University
M.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia
B.S.N., Truman State University
Health care and public health professional disaster preparedness, long-term use of
respiratory protection and addressing barriers to vaccine uptake.
Publications and Media Placements
- Rebmann, T., Elliott, M. B., Artman, D., VanNatta, M., and Wakefield, M. (2015). Missouri
K-12 school disaster and biological event preparedness and seasonal influenza vaccination
among school nurses. American Journal of Infection Control, 43(10): 1028-1034. PMCID: 26432012
- Rebmann, T., Loux, T. M., Swick, Z., Dolgin, H., Reddick, D., and Wakefield, M. (2015).
Are U.S. jurisdictions prepared to dispense medical countermeasures through Open Points
of Dispensing? Findings from a national study. Health Security, 13(2), 1-10. PMCID: 25813973
- Rebmann, T., Arnold, L.D., Elliott, M.B., Gilbertson, P.G., and Wakefield, M. (2016).
Vaccination for child clients and employees in St. Louis childcare agencies: Vaccine
uptake and policies versus parents' perceptions. American Journal of Infection Control.
Professional Organizations and Associations
Rebmann is a Ph.D. nurse researcher with an emphasis in infectious disease emergency
preparedness. In addition, she is board certified in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Her past work experience includes research and clinical practice with HIV/AIDS patients
and hospital infection prevention and epidemiology.
In her current position, as the director of the Institute for Biosecurity, Rebmann is responsible for managing all aspects of the Institute's Master of Science, Master of Public Health, and doctoral academic programs, as well as teaching classes in the programs and conducting research.
She also is a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Rebmann works closely with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health on projects
related to biological disaster preparedness. One project example: Assessment of St.
Louis County closed points of dispensing (PODs) for deploying mass medical countermeasures
during a biological disaster.
Rebmann has worked with St. Louis-based childcare agencies to assess vaccine uptake and individuals' attitudes and beliefs regarding vaccination among childcare staff and parents of children in childcare.