ABOUT ME

My research takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding infectious diseases, uniting clinical perspectives on disease burden, laboratory work, geospatial/ecological techniques, and field surveys on perceptions and behaviors. Broadly, I aim to identify infectious disease reservoirs and develop efficient strategies to reduce exposure risk and disease burden. However, during more than a decade in epidemiology, I have experience working on a broad spectrum of health concerns, including cancer and other chronic diseases, occupational safety, and pharmacoepidemiology, and have field experience both domestically and in sub-Saharan Africa. I believe that such interdisciplinary thinking and active scientific collaboration is key to solving the complex health challenges confronting the world today.

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor of the Practice, 2019 - present

University of Notre Dame, Eck Institute for Global Health

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 - 2019

University of Arizona, Center for Insect Science

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2015 - 2016

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Epidemiologist, 2013 - 2016

EpidStat Institute

Scientist, 2007 - 2009

Exponent, Inc.

2011 - 2015

University of Michigan

PhD, Epidemiologic Sciences

2009 - 2011

University of Michigan

MPH, International Health Epidemiology

2003 - 2007

Stanford University

BA, Human Biology

Concentration: The Biological and Social Aspects of Infectious Disease

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