Shrinking the Malaria Map

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

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer (Jenny) L. Smith, MSc, PhD, is a Senior Research Scientist at the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) and an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at UCSF. As a member of the malaria surveillance team, Jenny is leading operational research around surveillance methods to identify and access populations at high risk of malaria in low-endemic and elimination settings using case-control and network approaches.

Jenny's research background includes the use spatial analyses and simulation to define the disease burden and evaluate surveillance methods for various Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Jenny holds a PhD and MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.