Cécile Viboud

Cécile Viboud is a Senior Research Scientist in the Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies of the Fogarty International Center, NIH, where she has worked over the past 13 years. She received an engineer degree in biomedical technologies from Lyon University (1998), a Master of Public Health (1999) and PhD in Biomathematics (2003) from the University of Paris. Her research focuses on modeling the transmission dynamics and epidemiology of influenza and other acute viral infections, at the interface of public health, epidemiology and evolution. Recently she has become interested in the transmission dynamics of Ebola and MERS-CoV, and the potential use of disease forecasts in government.