Shrinking the Malaria Map

UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer (Jenny) L. Smith, MSc, PhD, is an Epidemiology Specialist at the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI). As a member of the malaria surveillance team, Jenny is leading several operational research studies to inform the development of a standardized set of surveillance tools to profile populations at high risk of malaria in low endemic and elimination settings using case-control and network approaches.

Jenny's research background includes the use of spatial analyses and simulation to define the disease burden and evaluate surveillance methods for various Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Jenny holds a PhD and MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.