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Katherine Atkins

BSc MRes PhD

Associate Professor
of Infectious Disease Modelling

Room
104

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

2013-2014 Associate Research Scientist, Yale University (School of Public Health)

2010-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University (School of Public Health)

2006-2010 PhD, University of Edinburgh (Biology)

2005-2006 MRes, University of York (Mathematical Biology)

2000-2004 BSc, University of Edinburgh (Mathematics)

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases (CMMID)
Vaccine Centre

Teaching

Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling (MSc)
Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling (Short Course) 

Research

Research Area
Economic evaluation
Health policy
Infectious disease policy
Public health
Trypanosomes
Vaccines
Disease control
Immunisation
Vector control
Modelling
Discipline
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Influenza
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Vector borne disease
Region
Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Simulating respiratory disease transmission within and between classrooms to assess pandemic management strategies at schools.
Endo 遠藤彰 A; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group; Uchida 内田満夫 M; Liu 刘扬 Y; Atkins KE; Kucharski AJ; Funk S
2022
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Genomic epidemiology of circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants during first two years of the pandemic in Colombia
Jimenez-Silva C; Rivero R; Douglas J; Bouckaert R; Villabona-Arenas J; Atkins K; Gastelbondo B; Calderon A; Guzman C; Echeverri-De la Hoz D
2022
medRxiv
The contribution of hospital-acquired infections to the COVID-19 epidemic in England in the first half of 2020
Knight GM; Pham TM; Stimson J; Funk S; Jafari Y; Pople D; Evans S; Yin M; Brown CS; Bhattacharya A
2022
BMC infectious diseases
The impact of COVID-19 vaccination in prisons in England and Wales: a metapopulation model.
McCarthy CV; O'Mara O; van Leeuwen E; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group; Jit M; Sandmann F
2022
BMC Public Health
Detection of HIV-1 Transmission Clusters from Dried Blood Spots within a Universal Test-and-Treat Trial in East Africa.
Pujol-Hodge E; Salazar-Gonzalez JF; Ssemwanga D; Charlebois ED; Ayieko J; Grant HE; Liegler T; Atkins KE; Kaleebu P; Kamya MR
2022
Viruses
Using high-resolution contact networks to evaluate SARS-CoV-2 transmission and control in large-scale multi-day events.
Pung R; Firth JA; Spurgin LG; Singapore CruiseSafe working group; CMMID COVID-19 working group; Lee VJ; Kucharski AJ
2022
Nature Communications
Using phylogenetics to infer HIV-1 transmission direction between known transmission pairs.
Villabona-Arenas CJ; Hué S; Baxter JAC; Hall M; Lythgoe KA; Bradley J; Atkins KE
2022
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 in a strictly-Orthodox Jewish community in the UK.
Waites W; Pearson CAB; Gaskell KM; House T; Pellis L; Johnson M; Gould V; Hunt A; Stone NRH; Kasstan B
2022
Scientific Reports
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