Dr Emilia Vynnycky

Associate Professor

United Kingdom

Emilia Vynnycky is an infectious disease modeller. She currently works on rubella and has previously worked on influenza and tuberculosis. She is employed by UKHSA with a small part-time position at LSHTM.


Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Dynamics
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases
TB Centre
Vaccine Centre


Emilia co-organises the MSc module on Modelling and the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases (with Richard White and Lara Gosce) as well as the LSHTM-UKHSA shortcourse "An introduction to infectious disease modelling and its applications" (with Richard White and Nicky McCreesh).


Infectious disease modelling. Analysing seroprevalence data. Rubella. Previous work includes modelling influenza and tuberculosis.

Selected Publications

Estimating the health effects of COVID-19-related immunisation disruptions in 112 countries during 2020-30: a modelling study.
Hartner, A-M; Li, X; Echeverria-Londono, S; Roth, J; ABBAS, K; AUZENBERGS, M; De Villiers, MJ; Ferrari, MJ; Fraser, K; FU, H; Hallett, T; Hinsley, W; JIT, M; Karachaliou, A; Moore, SM; Nayagam, S; Papadopoulos, T; Perkins, TA; Portnoy, A; Minh, QT; VYNNYCKY, E; Winter, AK; Burrows, H; Chen, C; Clapham, HE; ... Gaythorpe, KA M.
The Lancet Global health
Estimates of the global burden of Congenital Rubella Syndrome, 1996-2019.
VYNNYCKY, E; Knapp, JK; Papadopoulos, T; Cutts, FT; Hachiya, M; Miyano, S; Reef, SE;
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
Comparison of population-based measles-rubella immunoglobulin G antibody prevalence between 2014 and 2019 in Lao People's Democratic Republic: Impacts of the national immunization program.
Miyano, S; VYNNYCKY, E; Pattamavone, C; Ichimura, Y; Mori, Y; Nouanthong, P; Phounphenghack, K; Tengbriacheu, C; Khamphaphongphane, B; Franzel, L; Yang, TU; Raaijimarkers, H; Komada, K; Ota, T; Funato, M; Takeda, M; Hachiya, M;
International journal of infectious diseases
Feasibility of measles and rubella vaccination programmes for disease elimination: a modelling study.
Winter, AK; Lambert, B; Klein, D; KLEPAC, P; Papadopoulos, T; Truelove, S; Burgess, C; Santos, H; Knapp, JK; Reef, SE; Kayembe, LK; Shendale, S; Kretsinger, K; Lessler, J; VYNNYCKY, E; McCarthy, K; Ferrari, M; JIT, M;
The Lancet Global health
Correction: Vaccine equity in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ahmed Ali, H; Hartner, A-M; Echeverria-Londono, S; Roth, J; Li, X; Abbas, K; Portnoy, A; VYNNYCKY, E; Woodruff, K; Ferguson, NM; Toor, J; Gaythorpe, KA M;
International journal for equity in health
Vaccine equity in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ali, HA; Hartner, A-M; Echeverria-Londono, S; Roth, J; Li, X; ABBAS, K; Portnoy, A; VYNNYCKY, E; Woodruff, K; Ferguson, NM; Toor, J; Gaythorpe, KA;
International Journal for Equity in Health
Augmenting contact matrices with time-use data for fine-grained intervention modelling of disease dynamics: A modelling analysis.
VAN LEEUWEN, E; PHE Joint modelling group,; SANDMANN, F;
Lives saved with vaccination for 10 pathogens across 112 countries in a pre-COVID-19 world.
Toor, J; Echeverria-Londono, S; Li, X; ABBAS, K; Carter, ED; Clapham, HE; CLARK, A; De Villiers, MJ; Eilertson, K; Ferrari, M; Gamkrelidze, I; Hallett, TB; Hinsley, WR; Hogan, D; Huber, JH; Jackson, ML; Jean, K; JIT, M; Karachaliou, A; KLEPAC, P; Kraay, A; Lessler, J; Li, X; Lopman, BA; Mengistu, T; ... Gaythorpe, KA.
The impact of testing and infection prevention and control strategies on within-hospital transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in English hospitals.
Evans, S; Agnew, E; VYNNYCKY, E; Stimson, J; Bhattacharya, A; Rooney, C; Warne, B; Robotham, J;
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
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