Technical Advisor (PATH)
Adam Bennett, MA, PhD, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF and technical advisor at the MEI. His research has focused on modeling spatial and climatic factors in the context of malaria program evaluations and conducting operational research studies on optimizing malaria surveillance and response approaches, including active case detection among high-risk populations. Adam has worked with national malaria control and elimination programs throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, using survey and routine surveillance data to evaluate impact and improve targeting of interventions. Adam has served as a member of the WHO surveillance, monitoring and evaluation technical expert group and the Elimination 8 surveillance technical working group, and as co-chair of the APMEN surveillance technical working group. He previously led the MEI's surveillance portfolio, developing and recommending new and efficient strategies for identifying, tracking, and targeting malaria cases in elimination settings. Adam is currently Senior Scientific Advisor at PATH where he oversees a research agenda to inform improved malaria surveillance and response across seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Adam has a PhD in International Health and Development from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and an MA in Medical Anthropology from the University of Colorado, Denver.