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LAB MEMBERS





 

Jessica Grembi


 

Seth A. Hoffman

 


 


 


Abraar Karan

Email: abraar@stanford.edu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Infectious Diseases

MS Candidate, Epidemiology and Clinical Research

Projects

Dr. Karan's research interests are in the epidemiology of emerging pathogens and epidemic response. He is currently working on studies related to slowing Covid19 transmission through low-cost filtration devices. He completed his MPH and residency at Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Global Health Equity training program under Dr. Paul Farmer. He has worked in global health since 2008. 


 

Alyson L. Singleton

Email: asinglet@stanford.edu

Doctoral Student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and resources (E-IPER)

LinkedIn

Google Scholar

GitHub

Aly joined the Luby Lab in 2021 and is co-advised by Prof. Erin Mordecai in the Department of Biology. She received her undergraduate (Applied Mathematics) and master's (Biostatistics) degrees from Brown University and went on to complete a Data Science Fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now at Stanford, Aly uses tools in computation and network science to study the effect of anthropogenic change on underlying transmission networks in an effort to prevent widening disease disparities and to address socio-ecological drivers of disease distribution.


 

Christlee D. Elmera

Email: cdelmera@stanford.edu

Pre-doctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University King Center on Global Development

Elmera completed her undergraduate degree in Public Health at Georgia State University and completed her Master's in Development Management and Applied Development Economics at the London School of Economics. Elmera went on to work for Partners in Health before joining the King Center where she is now working on projects related to global health, political economy and economic history. 


 

Brooke Forde

Email: fordeb@stanford.edu

Research Assistant, Masters Student

Thesis

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Brooke is a master’s student in the program of Epidemiology and Clinical Research. She is originally from Louisville, KY and was a member of Stanford’s swim team. She is interested in planetary health research and will be serving in the Peace Corps as a Community Health Worker in Peru.


 

Doug Rosales

Email: doug.rosales@stanford.edu

Program and Operations Manager, Luby Lab

Stanford Who

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Doug is a Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment member, providing financial and operational support for the Luby Lab. He brings 6 years of experience working in higher education, including managing all grants and financials for the Institute for STEM Education at Cal State East Bay. He received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Statistics, and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Cal State East Bay.


 

Email: mahzab@stanford.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Personal Website

Stanford King Center on Global Development

Stanford Center of South Asia

Dr. Moogdho Mahzab received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia in May 2021. He is a development economist concentrating on political economy, environment, and public health. He is also an affiliated researcher at the Stanford King Center on Global Development and a scholar at the Stanford Center of South Asia. He is working on issues regarding Brick Kilns and Lead Acid Batteries in Bangladesh at the Luby Lab. 


 

Email: akawano@stanford.edu

Doctoral Student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and resources (E-IPER)

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Ayako has 7 years of professional experience in implementation and management of global health projects at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Additionally, she worked on the application of big data and artificial intelligence for sustainable development at UN Global Pulse. At Stanford, she is interested in quantifying the causal impact of exposure to ambient air pollution on adverse birth outcomes in low-income countries by using satellite data and data science techniques. Ayako received a Bachelor of Laws from Chuo University, a Master of Development Studies from Graduate Institute Geneva, and a Master of Public Health and Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Science from University of California, Berkeley.


FORMER LAB MEMBERS

 

 

Clara Bonaventura

Sahar El Abbadi

 


 


 


 



 

Angela R Harris

 

Michael R Harris

 

Lily M Horng

 

Yana Emmy Hoy-Schulz

 

John Openshaw

 


 


PARTNERS

RISE:  Health and Economic Benefits of Water-Sensitive Revitalisation in Informal Urban Settlements
Partners: RISE
Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Monash University

 

 

Chlorinator:  Point of Collection
ICDDR,B
More: ICDDR,B

 

 

 

TCV Navi Mumbai:  Evaluation of a Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine Introduction Program in Navi Mumbai, India
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization (India)
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), India
Grant Government Medical College (GGMC), India
SEAP:  Surveillance for Enteric Fever in Asia Project
Sabin Vaccine Institute
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF), Bangladesh
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
HCF Uganda: Sustainability of clean water and hygiene services in rural healthcare facilities in Uganda
Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
Kabale University (KAB), Uganda
Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Uganda
HCF Liberia: Optimal handwashing approaches in rural health centers in Liberia
Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences (USU)
US Naval Medical Research Unit-No. 3 (NAMRU-3)
National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL)

 

Kiln Count: 
Assessing brick kilns number, location and use in Bangladesh
Brick Kiln Solutions

 

 

Kiln Health: 
Health effects of living near unimproved brick kilns and a pilot path to improvement
ICDDR,B
Brick Kiln Solutions

 

Kamalapur:
Air Pollution and Health in Kamalapur
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka (AECD)ICDDR,B
Ventilation: 
Designing preferred windows to maximize household ventilation in urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh
ICDDR,B
Johns Hopkins University
Rohingya Fuel:  
Firewood versus clean fossil fuel consumption in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh
ICDDR,B

 

Biogas: 
Conversion of Biogas from Organic Wastes into a High-Value Fish Food Supplement for Aquaculture in Bangladesh
Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
Nipah measles vector vaccine (MV-NIV)
University of Tokyo
European Vaccine Initiative (EVI)
Institut Pasteur de Lille
Batavia Biosciences
 
Nipah Virus: Date palm sap consumption in West Bengal
National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), India
West Bengal Health Service, India
 

 

Arbovirus-Associated Acute Febrile Illness in Liberia: Exploration of Incidence and Etiology
Liberia Institute for Biomedical Research (LIBR)
Naval Medical Research Unit 3 (NAMRU-3)
Uniformed Services University (USU)
Evaluating the role of vertical transmission of antimicrobial resistance in neonatal sepsis
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Washington State University
ICDDR,B
Faridpur Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh
COVID-19: Rapid development of guidelines for low-cost PPE evaluation and decontamination for resource-limited settings
UC Berkeley
UC San Francisco
Emory University
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
COVID-19: Detection of airborne SARS-CoV-2 in Bangladeshi hospitals
UC Berkeley
ICDDR,B

 

 
 
COVID-19: Can Face Masks Reduce Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Bangladesh? A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
Yale School of Management
North South University, Bangladesh
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Addressing High COVID-19 Burden in Vulnerable Groups
University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

 

 
COVID-19: Essential Health Services in Zambia
University Teaching Hospital, Zambia

 

 

 
Lead Intervention: Improving health, intelligence and economic growth by reducing lead exposure
ICDDR,B

 

 

 

RINEW: Research on Integration of Nutrition Early Childhood Development WASH
ICDDR,B
Johns Hopkins University
UC Berkeley
UC Davis

 

Pigs & Parasites: Neurocysticercosis and Taenia solium: Developing Interventions to End Cycles of Poverty
Stanford Rural Education Action Program (REAP)
West China College of Public Health, Sichuan University, China
Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China
 
WASH-B: WASH Benefits: Measuring the benefits of sanitation, water quality, handwashing and nutrition interventions for improving health and development
UC Berkeley
ICDDR,B
 

FUNDERS

RISE:  Health and Economic Benefits of Water-Sensitive Revitalisation in Informal Urban Settlements

Wellcome Trust: Our Planet, Our Health
Asian Development Bank
Chlorinator:  Point of Collection

World Bank
Stanford University Woods Institute of the Environment
TCV Navi Mumbai:  Evaluation of a Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine Introduction Program in Navi Mumbai, India

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
SEAP:  Surveillance for Enteric Fever in Asia Project

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

 

HCF Uganda: Sustainability of clean water and hygiene services in rural healthcare facilities in Uganda

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

 

 

HCF Liberia: Optimal handwashing approaches in rural health centers in Liberia

Uniformed Services University
US Naval Medical Research Unit - No. 3 (NAMRU-3)
National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL)

 

Kiln Count: 
Assessing brick kilns number, location and use in Bangladesh

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment: Environmental Venture Projects (EVP)
Kiln Health: 
Health effects of living near unimproved brick kilns and a pilot path to improvement

Stanford Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy & Asthma Research
Ventilation: 
Designing preferred windows to maximize household ventilation in urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Unorthodox Philanthropy
Rohingya Fuel:  
Firewood versus clean fossil fuel consumption in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

elrha (Enhanced Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance)
 
 
 

 

 

Biogas: 
Conversion of Biogas from Organic Wastes into a High-Value Fish Food Supplement for Aquaculture in Bangladesh

Stanford Office of International Affairs
Stanford Center for South Asia
Stanford Natural Gas Initiative

 

Nipah measles vector vaccine (MV-NIV)

CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations)
Nipah Virus Survivor follow-up

CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations)

 

Nipah Virus: Date Palm Sap consumption in West Bengal

Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI)
FSI: Large Research Grant
FSI: Small Research Grant
Arbovirus-Associated Acute Febrile Illness in Liberia: Exploration of Incidence and Etiology

US Department of Defense (DoD): 
Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS)
Evaluating the role of vertical transmission of antimicrobial resistance in neonatal sepsis

Fogarty International Center
Thrasher Research Fund
Stanford Global Health Seed Grant
 

 

COVID-19: Rapid development of guidelines for low-cost PPE evaluation and decontamination for resource-limited settings

Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) COVID-19 Seed Grant
 

 

 

 

COVID-19: Can Face Masks Reduce Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Bangladesh? A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

GiveWell
 
Planetary Health
Post-doctoral Fellowship in Human and Planetary Health:

Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH)
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Stanford Existential Risks Initiative (SERI)

Open Philanthropy: Global Catastrophic Risks
Good Ventures Foundation