About Partner Institutions

David Dowdy, MD, PhD

Johns Hopkins University
Bloomberg School of Public Health

David Dowdy, MD, PhD
JHU Principal Investigator; Economic Modeling Core Director, Scientific Advisory Group

Dr. Dowdy is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, practicing general internist, leader in the field of TB and TB/HIV modeling, and Director of the Johns Hopkins Tuberculosis Modeling Group. His expertise combines operational/implementation research, epidemiology, health economics, and mathematical modeling. He has published >75 peer-reviewed manuscripts, constructed >10 economic models of interventions to fight TB and TB/HIV and has interests in constructing models that account for local distribution of disease, as well as user-friendly models that can be accessed by public health decision-makers. He , won the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease’s Young Investigator Award in 2012 and leads twice-monthly conference calls (>100 group members) that highlight the importance of linkages between TB modelers and public health practitioners (podcasts available at modeltb.org), which include participants from the CDC and local health departments.

Steven Goodreau, PhD

University of Washington

Steven Goodreau, PhD
UW Principal Investigator

Dr. Goodreau is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington. He has key expertise in medical anthropology, modeling of social and sexual networks and viral evolution.