Thomas J. Hladish, PhD

Thomas J. Hladish, PhD

Faculty Member, DAIDD 2022

Research Scientist
University of Florida

PhD in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Texas at Austin (2012)
BS in Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University (2015)

About: Dr. Hladish is a research scientist at the University of Florida, with affiliations in the Department of Biology and the Emerging Pathogens Institute. He received his PhD in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. He uses a range of modeling approaches to study spatiotemporal patterns of infectious disease transmission, and to design and predict the impact of intervention strategies.

Selected publications:

Hladish, Pearson, Toh, Rojas, Mainrique-Saide, Vazquez-Propopec, Halloran, Longini. (2020) Designing effective control of dengue with combined interventions. PNAS

Flasche, Jit, Rodríguez-Barraquer, Coudeville, Recker, Koelle, Milne, Hladish, Perkins, Cummings, Dorigatti, Laydon, España, Kelso, Longini, Lourenco, Pearson, Reiner, Mier-y-Terán-Romero, Vannice, Ferguson. (2017) The long-term safety, public health impact, and cost-effectiveness of routine vaccination with a recombinant, live-attenuated dengue vaccine (Dengvaxia) - a model comparison study. PLoS Medicine

Hladish, Pearson, Chao, Rojas, Recchia, Gómez-Dantés, M Halloran, Pulliam, Longini. (2016) Projected impact of dengue vaccination in Yucatán, Mexico. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases