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Joe originally obtained a BSc in Zoology and a PhD in Neuroscience before transitioning to infectious disease epidemiology. He worked as an Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine where he retains an affiliation and continues to teach.
Joe has expertise in public health and research across different neglected tropical diseases and also epidemic-prone viruses like Ebola and Marburg virus. His technical skills are in geospatial modelling and serology, and he has mostly worked across sub-Saharan Africa in close collaboration with ministries of health, NGOs and research teams.
Some recent examples of Joe’s work can be found here:
Quantifying Population Burden and Effectiveness of Decentralized Surveillance Strategies for Skin-Presenting Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liberia 10.3201/eid2809.212126
Effectiveness of community-based burden estimation to achieve elimination of lymphatic filariasis: A comparative cross-sectional investigation in Côte d’Ivoire 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000760
Methods and Approaches for Buruli Ulcer Surveillance in Africa: Lessons Learnt and Future Directions 10.1007/978-1-0716-1779-3_10