Alison Galvani, PhD

Burnett and Stender Families Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis (CIDMA)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis (CIDMA) | Climate Change and Health | Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases | YSPH Global Health Concentration

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS)

Yale Institute for Global Health

Global Health Studies

MacMillan Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Yale Institute for Global Health

Education & Training

PhD University of Oxford (2002)

Honors & Recognition

  • Bellman Prize (2013)

  • The Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists from the New York Academy of Sciences (2012)

  • Guggenheim Fellowship (2006)

  • MacMillan Center Director’s Award (2006)

  • Fellowship from Institute for Advanced Studies, Berlin (2006)

  • Young Investigator’s Prize, American Society of Naturalists (2005)

Activities

  • Evolutionary Medicine Zurich, Switzerland; Copenhagen, Denmark; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom; Tokyo, Japan (2011)

    Program aims to establish the first world-wide research and training program in Evolutionary Medicine and to set the agenda for this rapidly developing field.

  • Infectious disease, South Africa Durban, South Africa (2010)

    Workshop on Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, Durban, South Africa

  • Tsetse South Africa (2010)

    Integrated Tsetse Fly Ecology and Genetics for Improved HAT Control

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Alison Galvani, PhD
Office Location
135 College Street, Ste 200 Rm 235
New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Epidemiology of Microbial DiseasesPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034

Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis

Dogs and their owners wait in line for canine rabies vaccination during a campaign in northwest Tanzania

We showed that canine rabies vaccination was both an epidemiologically effective and economically cost-effective approach to protect people from rabies transmission (Fitzpatrick et al 2014 Annals of Internal Medicine).