Affiliation: University of Edinburgh, UK
Keywords: Epidemiology, Population health, Global health, Infectious diseases, Tuberculosis, Epstein-Barr virus
Dr. Helen Stagg is an Associate Professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh’s Usher Institute. She originally trained in the laboratory-based life sciences (PhD, University of Cambridge) before moving into population health via the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (MSc). Her group’s main research interests are in optimising treatment regimens, treatment adherence, antimicrobial resistance, tuberculosis and Epstein-Barr Virus. She is the co-chair of UK Academics and Professionals to End Tuberculosis and a member of the World Health Organization’s European Tuberculosis Research Initiative. She has worked as a consultant for industry, as well as with national and international policy making bodies (particularly the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [NICE] UK, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [ECDC], and the World Health Organization [WHO]).