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Mr David Kennedy

BSc MSc

Research Fellow
in Data Science

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

I have a Bachelor's degree in Cancer Biology & Virology from the University of Bristol and an MSc. in the Control of Infectious Diseases from LSHTM. 

Before joining the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team as a Data Scientist, I was Data Systems Manager for DeWorm3: a multi-country trial evaluating delivery strategies for the elimination of soil-transmitted helminths. 


Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Disease Control

Teaching

I teach on the Spatial Epidemiology in Public Health MSc. module.

Research

Research Area
Helminths
Surveillance
Viruses
Disease control
Electronic health records
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Global Health
Outbreaks
Spatial analysis
Discipline
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Virology
Disease and Health Conditions
Emerging Infectious Disease
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Non-communicable diseases
Tropical diseases
Country
Benin
India
Malawi
Region
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Epidemiology of soil transmitted helminths and risk analysis of hookworm infections in the community: Results from the DeWorm3 Trial in southern India.
Ajjampur SSR; Kaliappan SP; Halliday KE; Palanisamy G; Farzana J; Manuel M; Abraham D; Laxmanan S; Aruldas K; Rose A
2021
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminths following sustained implementation of routine preventive chemotherapy: Demographics and baseline results of a cluster randomised trial in southern Malawi.
Witek-McManus S; Simwanza J; Chisambi AB; Kepha S; Kamwendo Z; Mbwinja A; Samikwa L; Oswald WE; Kennedy DS; Timothy JWS
2021
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
COVID-19: Identifying countries with indicators of success in responding to the outbreak
Kennedy D; Vu VK; Ritchie H; Bartlein R; Rothschild O; Bausch D; Roser M; Seale A
2020
Gates Open Research
Development and application of an electronic treatment register: a system for enumerating populations and monitoring treatment during mass drug administration.
Oswald WE; Kennedy DS; Farzana J; Kaliappan SP; Atindegla E; Houngbégnon P; Chisambi A; Witek-McManus S; Galagan SR; Emmanuel-Fabula M
2020
Global Health Action
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