PhD, Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute/University of Basel
MPH, Tulane University
BS, Biochemistry, Tulane University
BA, Latin American Studies, Tulane University
Joshua Yukich is an epidemiologist and health economist. His research focuses on preventing and eliminating malaria and other vector borne disease with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. His main area of work involves the use and collection of surveillance data for malaria and the measuring of malaria transmission in intervention suppressed areas. Dr. Yukich was trained in epidemiology, public health, and health economics, and much of his work is centered around the synergy of these topics. He also regularly applies economic evaluation techniques to aid countries and international donor organizations in efficient use of resources for malaria control programs. Dr. Yukich is member of the World Health Organization – Global Malaria Programme Vector Control Technical Expert Group (VCTEG) and the Innovative Vector Control Consortium's (IVCC) – Expert Scientific Advisory Committee for New Paradigms in Vector Control (ESAC-3) and Expert Committee for the nGenIRS project. He is the lead instructor for a course on Malaria Prevention and Control and the certificate lead for the certificate in Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation. He received his PhD from the Swiss Tropical Institute in Basel, Switzerland.
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