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Ivy Kombe, MSc

Research Associate

Research Associate

Ivy is am a mathematical epidemiologist currently working with statistical models in data integration within the Viral Epidemiology and Control Group. She was awarded a bachelors degree in mathematics and a masters degree in epidemiology from the Imperial College London. She is interested in understanding how multiple processes contribute or converge to singular outcomes.
Her PhD project provides an opportunity to study such processes and their application in interupting disease transmission.

Recent publications

Pearson, C. A. B., C. van Schalkwyk , A.M. Foss , K.M. O'Reilly , R. Beauclair , E.B. Are , O.O. Adetokunboh, J. Bingham, C.M. Hazelbag, I. Kombe, B.J. Sempa, & J.R.C. Pulliam, E.S. Nightingale, S. Funk, R.M. Eggo , J. Hellewell, A.J. Kucharski, Q.J. Leclerc , N.G. Davies, J.C. Emery, S. Flasche, N.I. Bosse , S. Abbott, M. Auzenbergs, A. Gimma, S.R. Procter, R.M.G.J. Houben , T.W. Russell, A. Endo, C. Diamond, J.D. Munday, G. Knight, F.Y. Sun, Y. Liu, A.K. Deol, T. Jombart , B.J. Quilty, S. Clifford , P. Klepac , K. van Zandvoort, K. Prem, A. Rosello, G. Medley, M. Jit, C.I. Jarvis, H. Gibbs, & W.J. Edmunds (2020) Projected early spread of COVID-19 in Africa through 1 June 2020. Eurosurveillance 25(18) 2000543 doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.18.2000543


DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis