Dr Emily Webb
Emily is a member of the Tropical Epidemiology Group in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Since joining LSHTM, her main research interests have been in infectious disease epidemiology in developing countries.
She is the trial statistician on the Entebbe Mother and Baby Study (EMaBS). This trial, located in Entebbe, Uganda, investigates the impact of helminth infections and their treatment during pregnancy on birth outcomes, illness and allergy events during infancy, and on immunological responses to childhood vaccinations. Emily is also the statistician for the Lake Victoria Island Intervention Study on Worms and Allergy-related diseases (LaVIISWA), a cluster randomised trial investigating the effect of intensive anthelminthic treatment on allergy outcomes. She also works on studies in HIV/TB, malaria and child health.