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 Toph Allen Director of Data Science

    Toph Allen, Director of Data Scientist on EcoHealth Alliance’s Tech Team, applies his expertise…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Simon Anthony Assistant Professor

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

  • SCIENTISTS Ellen Carlin Senior Health & Policy Specialist

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

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Debapriyo “Debo” Chakraborty Senior Research Scientist

    An ecologist and primatologist, Debo Chakraborty is a Senior Research Scientist at EcoHealth Alliance….

  • SCIENTISTS Patrick Dawson Research Scientist and Country Liaison

    Patrick Dawson is a Research Scientist and Country Liaison for the USAID-funded Emerging Pandemic…

  • 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 epidemiologist, Dr. Jonathan Epstein, Vice President for Science and Outreach at…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Evan Eskew Research Scientist

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

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Yasha Feferholtz

    Dr. Yasha Feferholtz is an economist at EcoHealth Alliance studying the economic consequences of…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Hume Field Science & Policy Advisor

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

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Leilani Francisco Senior Research Scientist

    Dr. Leilani Francisco is a Senior Research Scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, and serves as…

  • SCIENTISTS Emily Hagan Research Assistant

    As a Research Assistant, Emily Hagan combines her interest in both human and animal…

  • SCIENTISTS Tom Hughes Senior Scientist

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

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Ariful Islam Field Veterinarian

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

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Leticia Gutiérrez Jiménez

    Dr. Leticia Gutiérrez Jiménez, field veterinarian and disease ecologist for the PREDICT-2 program at…

  • SCIENTISTS Erica Johnson Research Scientist

    As part of the Modeling and Analytics team, Erica Johnson applies her expertise on…

  • 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 Research Scientist

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

  • SCIENTISTS Hongying Li China Programs Coordinator

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

  • SCIENTISTS Catherine Machalaba Program Coordinator for Health and Policy

    Catherine Machalaba is the program coordinator for health and policy at EcoHealth Alliance. She…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Kevin Olival Associate Vice President for Research

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

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Noam Ross Disease Ecologist

    Dr. Noam Ross studies how the combined processes of changing wildlife populations, evolution of…

  • SCIENTISTS Dr. Melinda Rostal Senior Research Scientist

    Dr. Melinda “Mindy” Rostal is a senior research scientist, field veterinarian, the EcoHealth Alliance…

  • SCIENTISTS Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio Research Scientist

    Research Scientist, Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio, is part of EcoHealth Alliance’s modeling team, where he combines…

  • SCIENTISTS Brooke Watson Research Scientist

    As a research scientist, Brooke Watson studies how anthropogenic change affects infectious disease emergence…

  • SCIENTISTS Allison White Research Scientist

    As an EcoHealth Alliance Research Scientist and member of the modeling team, Allison White…

  • SCIENTISTS Karissa Whiting Research Assistant

    Karissa Whiting is a research assistant for the EcoHealth Alliance Data Science and Technology…

  • SCIENTISTS Anna Willoughby Research Assistant

    As a research assistant, Anna Willoughby uses her foundation as an ecologist and anthropologist…