Alison P Galvani, PhD

Burnett and Stender Families Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Research Interests

Ecology; Epidemiologic Methods

Research Summary

Professor Galvani's research focuses on integrating epidemiology and the evolutionary ecology or economics in order to generate predictions that could not be made by these disciplines alone. This interdisciplinary approach has widespread potential for answering evolutionary questions, explaining empirical observations and informing public health policy. Professor Galvani has applied this approach to the study of HIV, influenza, TB and HPV, among other diseases.

Extensive Research Description

Professor Galvani’s research focuses on integrating epidemiology and the evolutionary ecology or economics in order to generate predictions that could not be made by these disciplines alone. This interdisciplinary approach has widespread potential for answering evolutionary questions, explaining empirical observations and informing public health policy. Professor Galvani has applied this approach to the study of HIV, influenza, SARS and helminth parasites.

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Contact Info

Alison P Galvani, PhD
Office Location
135 College Street, Ste 200
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale School of Public HealthPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034

Curriculum Vitae

Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis