When the global health community talks about neglected tropical diseases, they’re really not exaggerating. Ask someone about HIV, malaria, or maybe even tuberculosis – they might know something about it. But trypanosomiasis? Not so much.
Adrienne Chew is Scientific Editor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). She plays a pivotal role in the dissemination of IHME’s key research findings to multiple audiences, helping to facilitate, produce, and edit manuscripts for scientific publications, policy reports, and other written materials, while ensuring scientific accuracy and consistency. She joined the Institute in 2013.
Adrienne holds a BA in Philosophy from Wellesley College and an ND from Bastyr University.
IHME was established at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. Its mission is to improve health through better health evidence.
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GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2016 Oct 7; 388:1459–1544.
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†Joint senior authors