The MIDAS Webinar Series features research by MIDAS members, and is open to the public.
Date: Friday, September 24
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Eastern (USA)
Topic: Behavioral responses and disease-economy trade-offs under alternative epidemic control strategies
Speaker: Dr. Ana Bento, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University – Bloomington,
Dr. Bento is a disease ecologist with a focus on ecology and evolution of infectious diseases. She earned her Ph.D. in Ecology & Evolution at Silwood Park, Imperial College London. After a MRC postdoctoral fellowship at Imperial College, Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Department, she held a postdoctoral position at the Odum School of Ecology, UGA. She uses theoretical models to understand how human and other animal systems behave generally, while simultaneously seeking to confront and validate models with data and make predictions.