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Kaja Abbas

Assistant Professor
in Disease Modelling

Room
119

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 020 7927 2742

I am an Assistant Professor in Disease Modelling in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology of the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases
Vaccine Centre

Teaching

Modelling and the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases

Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling and Its Applications

Research

My research focus is epidemiological and economic modeling of infectious diseases at the interface of infectious disease system dynamics and public health systems research.

Research Area
Economic evaluation
Infectious disease policy
Vaccines
Modelling
Discipline
Health economics
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Region
World

Selected Publications

Role of bacille Calmette-Guérin in preventing tuberculous infection.
Adinarayanan, S. ; Culp, R.K. ; Subramani, R. ; Abbas, K.M. ; Radhakrishna, S. ; Swaminathan, S. ;
2017
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
Semantic network analysis of vaccine sentiment in online social media.
Kang, G.J. ; Ewing-Nelson, S.R. ; Mackey, L. ; Schlitt, J.T. ; Marathe, A. ; Abbas, K.M. ; Swarup, S. ;
2017
Vaccine
Epidemiological and economic impact of pandemic influenza in Chicago: Priorities for vaccine interventions.
Dorratoltaj, N. ; Marathe, A. ; Lewis, B.L. ; Swarup, S. ; Eubank, S.G. ; Abbas, K.M. ;
2017
PLoS Comput Biol
Epidemiological Effectiveness and Cost of a Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Response in New River Valley, Virginia: Local Health Department and Clinical Perspectives.
Dorratoltaj, N. ; O'Dell, M.L. ; Bordwine, P. ; Kerkering, T.M. ; Redican, K.J. ; Abbas, K.M. ;
2017
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
Multi-scale immunoepidemiological modeling of within-host and between-host HIV dynamics: systematic review of mathematical models.
Dorratoltaj, N. ; Nikin-Beers, R. ; Ciupe, S.M. ; Eubank, S.G. ; Abbas, K.M. ;
2017
PeerJ
Clinical Response, Outbreak Investigation, and Epidemiology of the Fungal Meningitis Epidemic in the United States: Systematic Review.
Abbas, K.M. ; Dorratoltaj, N. ; O'Dell, M.L. ; Bordwine, P. ; Kerkering, T.M. ; Redican, K.J. ;
2016
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
Rethinking health systems strengthening: key systems thinking tools and strategies for transformational change.
Swanson, R.C. ; Cattaneo, A. ; Bradley, E. ; Chunharas, S. ; Atun, R. ; Abbas, K.M. ; Katsaliaki, K. ; Mustafee, N. ; Mason Meier, B. ; Best, A. ;
2012
Health Policy Plan
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