Dr Elizabeth Brickley
BA MPhil PhD
Dr. Elizabeth B. Brickley is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK) and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College (USA). Dr. Brickley’s research focuses on the control of communicable diseases in low and middle income countries. In collaboration with valued partners at CIDACS-Fiocruz (http://cidacs.bahia.fiocruz.br/), she utilizes big data approaches to investigate leprosy in the Brazilian 100 Million Cohort. Dr. Brickley is also a contributing member of the Microcephaly Epidemic Research Group within the ZikaPLAN consortium (https://zikaplan.tghn.org/), studying ZIKV infections in pregnant women and Congenital Zika Syndrome in children. Her other main research interests include vaccine-induced mucosal immunity to poliovirus, the life course epidemiology of severe malarial anemia, and the role of the microbiome at the maternal-child interface. Dr. Brickley’s current projects are supported by the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, the UK Department for International Development, the EU’s Horizon 2020 platform, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and the Intramural Research Program of NIH/NIAID.
Dr. Brickley is a co-organizer of the 'Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases' module and a tutor for the 'Epidemiology and Control of Malaria' module.