EcoHealth Alliance’s expert scientists include wildlife veterinarians, epidemiologists, biologists, technologists, analytic modelers and public health professionals. Learn more about our dynamic team of scientists.

EcoHealth Alliance's Scientists

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Peter Daszak President

    Dr. Peter Daszak is President of EcoHealth Alliance, a US-based organization that conducts research…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Simon Anthony Fellow

    At EcoHealth Alliance, Simon Anthony’s research focuses on infectious and emerging pathogens that threaten…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Ellen Carlin Fellow

    Dr. Ellen Carlin received a bachelor’s of science in biology from the College of…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Jim Desmond Field Veterinarian

    Dr. Jim Desmond is a consulting veterinarian with EcoHealth Alliance. Dr. Desmond’s primary role…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Jonathan Epstein Vice President for Science and Outreach

    A veterinarian and disease ecologist, Dr. Jonathan Epstein is the Vice President for Science…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Evan Eskew Fellow

    Dr. Evan Eskew is broadly interested in disease ecology and conservation. He explores these…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Yasha Feferholtz Fellow

    As EcoHealth Alliance’s senior economist, Dr. Yasha Feferholtz’s job is not only the study…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Hume Field Science & Policy Advisor

    Dr. Hume Field is an international authority on emerging zoonoses associated with bats. His…

  • SCIENTISTS Emily Hagan Research Scientist

    As a Research Scientist, Emily Hagan combines her global public health interest to the…

  • SCIENTISTS Tom Hughes Senior Scientist

    As Malaysian Project Coordinator at EcoHealth Alliance, Tom Hughes coordinates all of our sampling,…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Ariful Islam Senior Scientist, Bangladesh Programs Coordinator

    Dr. Ariful Islam graduated with a DVM and a MS in Pharmacology from Chittagong…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Maria Kaczmarek

    Dr. Maria “Maryska” Kaczmarek applies her background in evolutionary biology and virology to her…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. William Karesh Executive Vice President for Health and Policy

    Dr. William B. Karesh is the Executive Vice President for Health and Policy at…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Alice Latinne Fellow

    As a research scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, Dr. Alice Latinne aims at better understanding…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Anne Laudisoit Senior Scientist, PREDICT Country Liaison

    Dr. Anne Laudisoit is an eco-epidemiologist and wildlife biologist who, through her interest in…

  • SCIENTISTS Hongying Li China Programs Coordinator

    Hongying Li, China Programs Coordinator at EcoHealth Alliance, combines her expertise in conservation and…

  • SCIENTISTS Catherine Machalaba Policy Advisor

    Catherine Machalaba is a policy advisor at EcoHealth Alliance. She supports the organization’s efforts…

  • SCIENTISTS Samantha Maher Research Assistant

    Samantha Maher brings her experience working everywhere from Latin America to Africa to EcoHealth…

  • SCIENTISTS Stephanie Martinez Behavioral Risk Research Coordinator

    As the Behavioral Risk Research Coordinator, Stephanie Martinez brings her applied social science training…

  • SCIENTISTS Emma Mendelsohn Modeling & Analytics Research Scientist

    Emma Mendelsohn works with EcoHealth Alliance’s Modeling & Analytics team, interpreting data from the…

  • SCIENTISTS Sarah Munro Research Scientist

    Sarah integrates her multidisciplinary background in epidemiology, environmental health science, and marine biology into…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Kevin Olival Vice President for Research

    Dr. Kevin Olival is an ecologist and evolutionary biologist who has been researching emerging…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Kendra Phelps Field Scientist

    Dr. Kendra Phelps applies her keen interest in the ways that humans alter our…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Noam Ross Principal Scientist, Computational Research

    Dr. Noam Ross is Principal Scientist for Computational Research at EcoHealth Alliance. He studies…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Melinda Rostal Principal Scientist, Vector-Borne Diseases

    Dr. Melinda “Mindy” Rostal is a principal scientist in vector-borne diseases, the Rift Valley…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Cecilia Sánchez Research Scientist

    As a Research Scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, Dr. Cecilia Sánchez is part of the…

  • SCIENTISTS Ava Sullivan Project Manager and Research Assistant

    As Program Manager and Research Assistant, Ava Sullivan works on a variety of dynamic…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Marc Valitutto Senior Field Veterinarian

    Serving as the senior field veterinarian for EcoHealth Alliance, Dr. Marc Valitutto focuses on…

  • SCIENTISTS Robert Young Senior Research Software Engineer

    Robert Young is infrastructure lead on the REPEL project and develops software and infrastructure…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio Associate Vice President for Conservation and Health

    Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio is the Associated Vice President for Conservation and Health at EcoHealth Alliance….