Tyler Brown

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Tyler S. Brown is a clinical fellow in the Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and a postdoctoral research fellow at CCDD, working under the mentorship of Caroline Buckee. Tyler received his MD from Johns Hopkins University and was a Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellow at the University of Maryland during medical school. He has previously worked in malaria and lymphatic filariasis control on the Thai-Myanmar border. His prior research…

Mary Bushman

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Mary Bushman is a postdoctoral research fellow working with Bill Hanage in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. They earned their B.A. in Mathematics from Carleton College, followed by their Ph.D. in Population Biology, Ecology & Evolution from Emory University. Their dissertation research, which was partly carried out at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, focused on the role of…

James Hay

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Dr James Hay is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Yonatan Grad at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research focuses on the interaction of within-host processes with population-level transmission of viruses. Using mathematical and statistical models, he is interested in the opportunities and challenges provided by virologic and serologic assay data for tracking infectious disease dynamics. His recent focus is on the role of…

Rebecca Kahn

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Rebecca Kahn is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After graduating with a BA in Public Policy and Global Health from Duke University, she worked with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator. She then worked for Partners In Health in Sierra Leone on the…

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Stephen Kissler

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Stephen Kissler is a postdoctoral fellow with Yonatan Grad’s lab in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases. He studies respiratory pandemic pathogens and clinical care practices, using mathematical models to uncover geographic and demographic disparities in disease incidence and patient care. He studied applied mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder (M.S., B.S.) and at the University of Cambridge (Ph.D.).

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Tse Yang Lim

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Tse Yang (T.Y.) Lim is a complex systems modeler who develops simulation models of public health problems to inform policy decision processes. His recent work has focused on substance use and the opioid crisis, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. He received his PhD from the system dynamics group at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and was previously an ORISE Fellow at the US Food and Drug Administration. He…

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Sylvia Ofori

Postdoctoral Research Fello
Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Sylvia Ofori is a postdoctoral curriculum and research fellow in the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, under the mentorship of Dr. Caroline Buckee and Dr. Bethany Hedt-Gauthier. Her research interest is in the use of mathematical models to understand transmission dynamics and the role of interventions in controlling infectious diseases in vulnerable populations. At the CCDD, she will support the…