Britta Jewell

Postdoctoral Researcher
Britta Jewell has a PhD in infectious disease epidemiology from Imperial College London. She has an MSc from University of Oxford and a BA from UC Berkeley where she studied European history and the history of medicine. Britta has spent the last 6 years in the fields of infectious disease epidemiology and mathematical modeling, first working as the project manager for the HIV Modelling Consortium based in London. Britta’s PhD focused on optimizing the impact and cost-effectiveness of oral PrEP for serodiscordant couples in East Africa. Britta is passionate about health policy and using mathematical modeling as a tool to affect policy change. As part of IDM’s team Britta will be working on modeling the SEARCH trial in Kenya and Uganda, which is a cluster-randomized trial of HIV treatment as prevention.