Challenges in modeling emergent vector-borne diseases
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health biology
Discuss the importance of and minimum requirements for baseline surveillance of emergent but quiescent vector-borne diseases. Formulate a framework for interaction between public health officials and disease surveillance entities, especially mosquito abatement districts.
Keyword(s): Infectious Diseases, Public Health Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I received a ScD from Harvard University School of Public Health and the principal investigator of a mathematical modeling of infectious disease grant (MIDAS, U01 mechanism). My scientific interests include the study of biological factors that drive transmission and the integration of my experimental work into the mathematical modeling of vector borne diseases.
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