Thomas Eisele

Thomas Eisele


Tulane University

Thomas Eisele has a joint appointment as a Professor in the Departments of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and International Health and Sustainable Development at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Director of the Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation. His research focuses on malaria epidemiology and evaluating malaria control and elimination strategies. Areas of expertise include malaria epidemiology, evaluating the impact of malaria control/elimination strategies, and measurement of malaria intervention coverage and malaria health outcomes.

His current research focuses on measuring the impact of malaria control and elimination strategies with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prof Eisele has led or been involved with generating evidence of the impact of new malaria tools using large-scale community randomized controlled trials, including the evaluating the impact of insecticide treated mosquito nets in Kenya, and more recently mass treatment strategies and attractive targeted sugar baits against malaria in Zambia.

Dr. Eisele is a member of the Roll Back Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group, the Technical Expert Group on Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation for the WHO Global Malaria Program, and was previously a Malaria Expert Group member of the WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group. Prof Eisele currently serves as a focal point for the Global Fund Technical Review Panel for malaria. He has served as a member of the RBM Surveillance Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group, the WHO Global Malaria Program Technical Expert Group on Surveillance Monitoring and Evaluation, the Malaria Eradication Research Agenda (MalERA I and II), the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group, as well as numerous evidence review groups for the WHO.

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