Shrinking the Malaria Map

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

Roland Gosling

Roland (Roly) Gosling, BmedSci, BM, BS, MSc, PhD, is the Lead of the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF.

Prior to leading the MEI, Roly worked in West Africa at the Medical Research Council laboratories in The Gambia and spent 7 years working in Tanzania, first as faculty for University College London and later for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). During this time he worked on clinical trials for malaria drugs and prevention and tuberculosis treatment. Roly has a broad interest in public health in developing countries and specific interests in strategies to reduce malaria transmission, including how to detect falls in transmission and how to monitor malaria in low endemic or post elimination settings. 

Roly has an MD from The University of Nottingham in the UK and an MSc and PhD from LSHTM.