Freshly Pressed: Adler

April 11, 2016

Typhoid Fever: A History
Freshly Pressed highlights books written or edited by members of the University of Michigan-Dearborn community. Faculty, staff, alumni and students are welcome to submit their recently published titles to this column by e-mailing Reporter editor Kate Malicke at with a summary of the book, a high-resolution JPEG of the book’s cover and a URL where readers can learn more, if applicable.

Typhoid Fever, A History, a book by Richard Adler and Elise Mara (’14 B.S.), has been published by McFarland Press. Using first person historical accounts, the book describes the early efforts of treatment and prevention, paving the way for understanding of infectious disease in general.

Adler is associate professor of microbiology and Mara is a former student who is currently in the master's program at U-M’s School of Public Health.

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