D.Sc., Harvard University, Population Sciences, 1989.
M.P.H., Harvard University, Tropical Public Health, 1985.
M.D., Freie Universitat Berlin, 1983.
B.Sc., University of Oregon, General Science, 1972.
(Reading, Writing, Speaking)
English: (Fluent, Fluent, Fluent)
German: (Fluent, Fluent, Fluent)
French: (Basic, Basic, Basic)
Spanish: (Basic, Basic, Basic)
Portuguese: (Basic, None, None)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
American Statistical Association
Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Society for Epidemiologic Research
Society for Vector Ecology
Honors and Awards
2002, 40th Don W. Gudakunst Memorial Lecture, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan
1997, Fellow, Royal Statistical Society
1996, Fellow, American Statistical Association
1986-1987, Graduate Associate, Takemi Program of International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
1998-2005, Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Biostatistics
1993-1998, Associate Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Biostatistics
1990-1993, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Biostatistics
1989-1990, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Epidemiology
Projected Impact of Dengue Vaccination in Yucatán, Mexico.. PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10(5):e0004661.. 2016.
Transmission dynamics of Ebola virus disease and intervention effectiveness in Sierra Leone.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.. 2016.
The First Reported Outbreak of Chikungunya in the U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014-2015.. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2016.
The transmissibility and pathogenicity of Ebola virus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of household secondary attack rate and asymptomatic infection.. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2016.
Molecular Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Survival Analysis and Algorithms Linking Phylogenies to Transmission Trees.. PLoS computational biology. 12(4):e1004869.. 2016.
Spatiotemporal spread of the 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia and the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions: a computational modelling analysis.. The Lancet. Infectious diseases. 15(2):204-11.. 2015.
One versus two doses: What is the best use of vaccine in an influenza pandemic? Epidemics. 13:17-27.. 2015.
Vaccine testing. Ebola and beyond.. Science (New York, N.Y.). 348(6230):46-8.. 2015.
Household Transmission of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh.. PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 8(11):e3314.. 2014.
Interference and Sensitivity Analysis.. Statistical science : a review journal of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. 29(4):687-706.. 2014.
Opinion: Mathematical models: a key tool for outbreak response.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111(51):18095-6.. 2014.
Comparative effectiveness of different strategies of oral cholera vaccination in bangladesh: a modeling study.. PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 8(12):e3343.. 2014.
Optimal vaccine allocation for the early mitigation of pandemic influenza.. PLoS computational biology. 9(3):e1002964.. 2013.
Case Definition and Design Sensitivity.. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 108(504):1457-1468.. 2013.
HLA targeting efficiency correlates with human T-cell response magnitude and with mortality from influenza A infection.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110(33):13492-7.. 2013.
The effects of vector movement and distribution in a mathematical model of dengue transmission.. PloS one. 8(10):e76044.. 2013.