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Professor John Edmunds OBE FMedSci

Job Title
Dean, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, and Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Year elected



Using mathematical, statistical and economic models to design efficient infectious disease control programmes

Section committee elected by

Psychiatry, psychology and mental health, behavioural science, genomics, epidemiology, clinical trials, population health sciences and global health

Professor John Edmunds is Dean of the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a world authority on mathematical modelling of the spread of infectious diseases and the design of efficient control programmes to inform public health decision-making. His published articles include a number of paradigm shifting papers on more realistic mathematical models through the use of social contact data; the use of dynamic models in economic evaluations of infectious disease control programmes; and more recently on a novel trial design. Professor Edmunds is also an influential advisor on immunisation programmes nationally and at the World Health Organisation.

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