Michael Johansson

Michael Johansson completed a PhD at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2008. He is currently a Biologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dengue Branch and a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics. He uses statistical and mathematical modeling to investigate infectious disease dynamics and identify ways to improve surveillance, prevention, and control. He also leads the CDC Epidemic Prediction Initiative, the CDC Zika Response Modeling Team, is a Deputy Editor at PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, and contributes to various other efforts to advance infectious disease forecasting.