Anton L.V. Avanceña, MS, is a Research Analyst at the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI). As a member of the economics & financing team, Anton supports resource mobilization for malaria elimination and prevention of reintroduction. Since joining MEI in 2014, Anton has led costing, cost-benefit studies, and financial gap analyses in Asia and Africa, as well as other research projects on malaria elimination economics and financing.
Prior to joining the MEI, Anton conducted research on STD and HIV prevention for the California Department of Public Health and implemented outreach programs for the Santa Clara County Mental Health Department.
Anton has an MS in Global Health from UCSF and BS in Public Health from Santa Clara University.