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Terri Rebmann, Ph.D., RN, CIC, FAPIC

Professor; Epidemiology and Biostatistics
College for Public Health and Social Justice

Institute for Biosecurity

Biosecurity is an exciting and rapidly growing field that aims to increase individual, agency, and community resilience in order to minimize infectious disease morbidity and mortality worldwide.

- Terri Rebmann, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

Capstone for Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness; Communicable Diseases and Infection Control; Disaster Planning for Infectious Disease Disasters; Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases


  • Ph.D., Nursing, Saint Louis University
  • M.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.S.N., Truman State University

Research Interests

Health care and public health professional disaster preparedness, long-term use of respiratory protection and addressing barriers to vaccine uptake.

Publications and Media Placements

  1. Rebmann, T., Loux, T. M., and Daly, B. (2017). Uptake and attitudes regarding seasonal influenza vaccination among childcare center staff, administrators, and parents. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 38(3), 367-370. PMCID: 27917745.

  2. Rebmann, T., McPhee, K., Osborne, L., Gillen, D. P., and Haas, G. A. (2017). Best practices for healthcare facility and regional stockpile maintenance and sustainment: A literature review. Health Security, 15(4), 1-9.

  3. Rebmann, T., Anthony, J., Loux, T. M., Mulroy, J., and Sitzes, R. (2017). Assessment of closed point of dispensing (POD) preparedness in St. Louis County, Missouri: 2012 – 2016. Health Security, 15(5), 1-9.

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, member

Community Work and Service

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.