Shrinking the Malaria Map

UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)

Adam Bennett

Adam Bennett, MA, PhD, is a Program Lead at the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) and an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF. His research focuses primarily on modeling spatial and climatic variability in the context of surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation for vector-borne disease control interventions.Adam has worked with national malaria control programs throughout sub-Saharan Africa on using household survey and routine surveillance data to evaluate the impact of their efforts, and has additional interests in geostatistical risk mapping and human population movement. Adam leads the MEI's surveillance efforts to develop and recommend new and efficient strategies for identifying, tracking, and targeting malaria cases in elimination settings. 

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.