Global Health Scholars Lecture


Location: 107 Carey Auditorium - Hesburgh Libraries

Christl Donnelly, FMEDSCI FRS

Professor of Statistical Epidemiology

Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health

Imperial College London

Donnelly’s research brings together and develops statistical and biomathematical methods to analyze epidemiological patterns in infectious diseases. She ahs worked on a variety of disease including but not limited to: bovine TB, dengue fever and MERS. Donnelly’s research program aims to improve understanding and the ability to predict the effect of interventions on infectious agent transmission dynamics and population structure. The research involves the development of new methods due to the complexities if infectious disease systems.

Donnelly was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2016 and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2015. She serves as an honorary fellow of the ZSL Institute of Zoology, on the Scientific Committee of the Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment Program of the International Council on Science, and has served as deputy chairman of the Independent Scientific Group on Cattle TB.

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