Alison Galvani, Blavatnik Award Winner, profiled in The Lancet


Alison Galvani, the Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis (CIDMA) and distinguished Yale Professor of Epidemiology, is profiled in the September 2020 issue of the peer-reviewed medical journal, The Lancet. Galvani was a 2012 winner of the Regional Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists. She was recognized for her work in integrating epidemiology, evolutionary ecology, mathematics, clinical medicine, and economics to generate predictions. Galvani has made major contributions to the understanding of the impact of various infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Ebola, influenza, and COVID-19. Her work has earned her high praise from Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at the National Institutes of Health and member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Dr. Fauci calls her “an an international star in the field of modelling of infectious diseases.”