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Elisabeth Nelson, MSc

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Elisabeth Nelson, MSc


Elisabeth Nelson is a second-year Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases PhD student. She is interested novel forms of vector control and in optimizing wolbachia release programs to help with scale-up and expansion into low-resource endemic settings. She is currently working on a Wolbachia release randomized control trial in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Education & Training

  • MSc
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Control of Infectious Diseases (2020)
  • BS
    Georgetown University, Biology of Global Health (2019)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Wilbur G. Downs International Health Studies Travel FellowshipYale University2023
Tinker Field Research GrantYale University2023