Laith Abu Raddad, PhD
Laith Abu-Raddad is a Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research at the Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar, Cornell University. Laith’s expertise lies in several areas of infectious disease epidemiology with emphasis on quantitative methods including mathematical modeling and biostatistics. He has led several high-impact studies at the international and regional levels. His scientific research has been published in journals such as Science, PLOS Medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Hepatology, Lancet, Lancet Global Health, Science Translational Medicine, Clinical Infectious Diseases, BMC Medicine, and AIDS. He has worked on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, hepatitis C virus, tuberculosis, and SARS. He is or has been the principal investigator of several projects funded by various funding agencies, and has acted as an expert advisor or a consultant for several international organizations. His research work has been key in the formulation of public health policy at the regional and international levels. Findings of his research studies have received coverage in national and international media such as at Aljazeera, BBC, New York Times, and the Economist.