Talima Pearson, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Department of Biological Sciences/Pathogen and Microbiome Institute
Focusing on Infections
Diseases once confined largely to hospitals—such as staph infections— are now increasingly being transmitted through everyday contact among healthy people.
That’s why researcher and double NAU alumnus Talima Pearson (MA Biology, ’02; PhD Biology, ’09) is leading a five-year study among different populations in Yuma, Arizona. His goal? To better understand how staph infections are spread outside health care settings—and to see what steps can be taken… Read more