Delighted to have been a panelist at the WMO’s symposium on the Climatological, Meteorological and Environmental factors in the COVID-19 Pandemic. More details on the conference here.
Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the NIH, wrote a blog post summarizing our recent Science paper and earlier work on RSV. Link here: https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2020/06/02/will-warm-weather-slow-spread-of-novel-coronavirus/
I have a new paper out in Climatic Change, co-authored with the brilliant Ayesha Mahmud and Jessica Metcalf. The first figure in the paper is this striking correlation between state-level estimates of varicella R0 (a measure of disease transmission potential) and average humidity for those states. In the paper we do a lot of work […]
I recently defended my PhD. A big thanks to my committee: Michael Oppenheimer (my adviser), Tom Vogl, Solomon Hsiang (UC Berkeley) and Bryan Grenfell.
I recently convened a session at the American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting 2017, on the Climate Drivers of Infectious Disease: Past, Present and Future. The session is now available to view on Youtube! Check out this link to hear all the talks.