Ivy Kombe, PhDFaculty Member, MMED 2023
Pandemic Science Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Big Data Institute
University of Oxford
PhD in Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2020)
MSc in Epidemiology, Imperial College London (2015)
About: Ivy is a computational epidemiologist with an interest in applying mathematical models in the field of infectious disease dynamics. She joined the University of Oxford as a postdoctoral researcher in 2020 where she has worked on models of HIV, COVID-19 and contact behaviour. Ivy was based at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kenya from 2013 to 2020 where she worked on models of respiratory syncytial virus and COVID-19. She is interested in the development of analytical tools that can be used to inform disease intervention policies and can be used in real time to assess implementation impact.