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Pratha Sah, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)


Pratha is an Associate Research Scientist at the Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis. She completed her PhD in epidemiology and infectious disease modeling at Georgetown University, Washington DC. Her research is focused on applications of quantitative methods in the study of infectious disease outbreaks. She uses mathematical, statistical and network models to understand how policy, human behavior and the environment influences the disease transmission; and how disease outbreaks, in turn, shape local and global policy.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Georgetown University, Epidemiology, infectious disease modeling (2017)
  • MSc
    TERI University, Natural Resources Management (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding student paper award in disease ecologyEcological Society of America2017
Young Modeler Award for Innovative Contributions to Ecological ModelingEcological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland2014
Cosmos Scholars GrantCosmos Club Foundation2014

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