Emma Accorsi

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Emma Accorsi is a third year PhD student in Population Health Sciences with a focus on infectious disease epidemiology. While completing her B.S. in Applied Mathematics at Emory University, she conducted research on mosquito-borne disease at the CDC. After graduation, she worked at the electronic medical records company Epic Systems for two years and then conducted satellite remote sensing research with NASA. Her interests include antibiotic resistance, environmental drivers of…

Taylor Chin

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Taylor Chin is a Master of Science student in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Public and International Affairs and a minor in Global Health Policy. Prior to coming to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, she worked as a strategy consultant at Parthenon-EY.

Tori Cowger

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Tori Cowger is a second year doctoral student in Population Health Sciences concentrating in infectious disease epidemiology. Prior to her doctoral studies, she earned a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota and an MPH in epidemiology at Emory University. After graduation, she worked as an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) working on global tuberculosis (TB) research and prevention efforts. Her research interests…

Christina Fennell

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Christina Fennell is a second year Master of Science student in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She graduated from Spelman College with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Public Health. Before Harvard, she worked at Whitman-Walker Health as a Health Workshop Facilitator, and she administered HIV and STI testing services in Washington, D.C.

Inga Holmdahl

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Inga Holmdahl is a PhD student working with Dr. Caroline Buckee. Her research uses mathematical models to study malaria, focusing on mosquito population dynamics, vector control interventions, and insecticide resistance.

I-Ting Huang

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

I-Ting Huang is a second year Masters of Science student in Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Prior to joining the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, she finished her B.S. degree in public health in Taiwan, where she worked in Dengue vector control and conducted research on Hepatitis B virus epidemiology and evolution. Her interests include the evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases and host-pathogen relationships.

Rebecca Kahn

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Rebecca Kahn is a doctoral student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She earned her MS in Epidemiology from Harvard University in 2018. 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 (PEPFAR) in the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC). She then worked for Partners In Health…

Nishant Kishore

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Nishant is a second year doctoral student in the Epidemiology concentration working with Dr. Caroline Buckee. Nishant is interested in developing and implementing epidemiological tools that leverage high-throughput and “big” data for the evaluation of and intervention for infectious disease transmission dynamics in an increasingly urbanized and connected world. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of EpiTech Consultants, a public health technology consulting firm that specializes in the development of…

Sarah Lapidus

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology

Sarah Lapidus is pursuing a Masters of Science in Infectious Disease Epidemiology.  Before coming to Harvard University, she taught high school science in Mali and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sierra Leone.  Sarah graduated from Amherst College with a BA in Biology.    

Jessica Lee

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD)

Jessica Lee is a first year Master’s student in Infectious Disease Epidemiology hoping to further explore tropical diseases and disease surveillance. At Stanford, where she completed her undergraduate studies in Human Biology, she also developed an interest in incorporating field work into research through a mixed methods research opportunity in Bangladesh. Upon graduating she had worked at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital for two years in healthcare delivery and implementation…