University of California, San Francisco Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Francisco, CA USA
Dr. Roly Gosling is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and serves as the Lead of the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative. Roly trained as a medical doctor at The University of Nottingham in the UK and later at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for his MSc and PhD. He worked in west Africa at the Medical Research Council laboratories in The Gambia and spent 7 years working in Tanzania, firstly as faculty for University College London and later for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. During this time he worked on clinical trials for malaria drugs and prevention and tuberculosis treatment. He has a broad interest in public health in developing countries and specific interests in strategies to reduce malaria transmission, how to detect falls in transmission and how to monitor malaria in low endemic or post elimination settings.