Dr Rebecca Baggaley
Dr Baggaley is affiliated with the Department of Global Health and Development in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist and mathematical modeller, employing mathematical models and statistical analyses to study the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases and the impact of maternal and reproductive health interventions.
She gained a BA in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge before studying for a MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases here at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). She went on to research HIV epidemiology and mathematical modelling during my PhD in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London. Since then she has worked modelling HIV/STIs during my Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Research Fellowship held at Imperial College, as well as working as a health economist on a wide range of medical conditions during her time in industry. She returned to LSHTM in 2014 to work on maternal and reproductive health. She is currently working on evaluating HIV interventions, as well as working on other projects including pneumococcus serotype distribution and Chagas disease control.