Elaine Nsoesie is an Assistant Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. In this role, she works on projects related to the use of digital data sources to supplement traditional approaches to disease surveillance and forecasting, as well as on the Global Burden of Disease and its extensions, including disease burden forecasting.
Previously, Dr. Nsoesie was a postdoctoral research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She received her BS in Mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an MS in Statistics and a PhD in Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology from Virginia Tech.
IHME was established at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. Its mission is to improve health through better health evidence.
The Global Burden of Disease Child and Adolescent Health Collaboration. Child and adolescent health from 1990 to 2015: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2015 Study. JAMA Pediatrics. 2017;171(6):1-21. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0250.
Karimkhani C, Dellavalle RP, Coffeng LE, Flohr C, Hay RJ, Langan SM, Nsoesie EO, Ferrari AJ, Erskine HE, Silverberg JI, Vos T, Naghavi M. Global skin disease morbidity and mortality. JAMA Dermatology. 2017 Mar 1. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5538.
GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2016 Oct 7; 388:1603–1658.
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.
GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2016 Oct 7; 388:1545–1602.
Nsoesie EO, Kraemer MU, Golding N, Pigott DM, Brady OJ, Moyes CL, Johansson MA, Gething PW, Velayudhan R, Khan K, Hay SI, Brownstein JS. Global distribution and environmental suitability for chikungunya virus, 1952 to 2015. Eurosurveillance. 2016;21(20):pii=30234. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.20.30234.