Population targets and vaccine durability in South Africa

New paper in Vaccine shows staggered age targeting and the durability of protection will be key to strategic and efficient vaccination in South Africa. When an HIV vaccine is ready to launch in South Africa, an efficient implementation strategy needs to be ready. I worked with 3 women scientists in South Africa, 3 academic men … Continue reading Population targets and vaccine durability in South Africa

How to replicate visualization of trajectory towards UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals

In this tutorial, you’ll gain access to the R code, dataset, and motivation to replicate data visualizations in my latest paper and apply the concepts to your next one. I sat on an airplane last year, flipping through The Economist, when I froze at the sight of a tiny chart littered with a mess of … Continue reading How to replicate visualization of trajectory towards UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals

Progress in viral suppression shifts distribution of metrics in US states

While preparing a review for the journal Current HIV/AIDS Reports, I uncovered some interesting longitudinal trends in the care cascade and heterogeneity in the progress of US states. The following visualizations describe CDC HIV surveillance data from 2010-2014. They didn’t make the cut for our review paper, and they are too beautiful and interesting to … Continue reading Progress in viral suppression shifts distribution of metrics in US states

Defended

On Thursday, May 3, 2018, I defended my doctoral dissertation research in The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute at the University of Washington and became a doctor. Mathematical Models Interrogation The priviledge to ask and answer my own scientific questions was only possible because of the dedicated professors and mentors who gifted … Continue reading Defended

BBC Interview

On Tuesday, April 17, the journal Nature Scientific Reports published our paper “Projected effectiveness and added value of HIV vaccination campaigns in South Africa: A modeling study.” A few hours later, a reporter from BBC World Service reached out to discuss the the results of our study. Live Interview You can listen to this clip with … Continue reading BBC Interview

Doctoral Dissertation Defense

An Invitation Please join us at my doctoral dissertation defense titled “Mathematical Models to Evaluate the Clinical and Economic Impact of Biomedical HIV Prevention Strategies in the United States” at 12:30 pm on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Data Science Studio on the 6th floor of the Physics/Astronomy Tower at the University of Washington … Continue reading Doctoral Dissertation Defense