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Thomas Eisele, PhD, MPH


Director, Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation
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Education & Affiliations

PhD, Tulane University
MPH, Tulane University
BA, University of Texas Austin


Dr. Thom Eisele has a joint appointment as a Professor in the Departments of Tropical Medicine and International Health and Sustainable Development, and is the Director of the Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation (/ Areas of expertise include malaria epidemiology, evaluating the impact of malaria control/elimination strategies, and measurement of malaria intervention coverage and malaria health outcomes. His current research focuses on measuring the impact of malaria control and elimination strategies with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prof Eisele has led or been involved with generating evidence of the impact of new malaria tools using large-scale community randomized controlled trials, including the evaluating the impact of insecticide treated mosquito nets in Kenya, and more recently mass treatment strategies and attractive targeted sugar baits against malaria in Zambia. Prof Eisele has served as a member of the RBM Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group, the WHO Global Malaria Program Technical Expert Group on Surveillance Monitoring and Evaluation, the Malaria Eradication Research Agenda (MalERA I and II), the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group, as well as numerous evidence review groups for the WHO.

Research Areas

  • Malaria Epidemiology
  • Malaria elimination
  • Impact evaluation

Honors & Awards

  • 2016: Faculty at the 5th edition of the Science of Eradication Malaria Leadership Development Course, Barcelona Spain
  • 2014: Invited to speak at the scientific meeting Challenges in Malaria Research: Core Science and Innovation, Oxford, UK
  • 2014, 2008: Recipient of 3 NIH Loan Repayment Program awards
  • 2004: Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
  • 2006: Recipient of the Tulane University Research Enhancement Fund


View Dr. Eisele's publications at his NCBI profile page.


TRMD 7440: Household Sampling Applications in Developing Countries