Dr. Jeff Eaton is a Senior Lecturer in HIV Epidemiology in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London and an Affiliate Associate Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the University of Washington. He holds a Master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Washington and a PhD in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London. His research interests involve developing new mathematical models, statistical methods, and surveillance tools to characterize HIV epidemic trends, transmission dynamics, and the demographic impacts of HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. Eaton is a co-Chair of the UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates, Modelling, and Projections (http://www.epidem.org), and a member of the WHO Reference Group on Global Health Statistics, UNAIDS Monitoring Technical Advisory Group, and WHO Maternal Mortality Technical Advisory Group. Additionally, Dr. Eaton has experience with the collection, management, and analysis of demographic surveillance and population cohort data and works closely with the Manicaland Centre for Public Health Research in eastern Zimbabwe and the ALPHA Network of general population HIV cohort studies.
GBD 2019 HIV Collaborators. Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990–2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019. The Lancet HIV. 27 September 2021. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(21)00152-1.
Local Burden of Disease HIV Collaborators. Subnational mapping of HIV incidence and mortality among individuals aged 15–49 years in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000–18: a modelling study. The Lancet HIV. 1 June 2021. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(21)00051-5.
Cork MA, Wilson KF, Perkins S, et al. Mapping male circumcision for HIV prevention efforts in sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Medicine. 7 July 2020. doi:10.1186/s12916-020-01635-5.
Dwyer-Lindgren L, Cork MA, Sligar A, et al. Mapping HIV prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2017. Nature. 15 May 2019. doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1200-9.