Dr Elizabeth Lee is a Research Associate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, United States. She is interested in characterising the spatiotemporal dynamics of infectious diseases and improving surveillance system design by using novel data sources and mathematical modelling. Before Covid-19, her research focused on assessing the health impact of oral cholera vaccine introduction and mapping the burden of cholera.
Scientist: Elizabeth Lee
An expert’s opinion: Interview with Elizabeth Lee on short-term forecasting and longer-term scenario modelling in the pandemic
European experts are working closely together with their American counterparts on calculating future scenarios for Covid-19. One of them is Elizabeth Lee, an epidemiologist specialised in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has been participating in the US ‘COVID-19 Forecast Hub’ as well as the US-focused ‘COVID-19 Scenario Modeling ...
Covid-19: Keeping a close eye on the models
As many European countries start to relax Covid-19 restrictions and reopen to foreign visitors whilst still rolling out vaccination programmes, it is more important than ever to stay one step ahead of the virus by accurately monitoring cases and predicting outbreaks.