The Institute for Disease Modeling


infectious disease policy
and programs with
data-driven analysis

The Institute for Disease Modeling


comprehensive disease transmission dynamics to inform eradication campaigns

The Institute for Disease Modeling


quantitative decision-making tools for the eradication and control of infectious diseases

The Institute for Disease Modeling


the eradication of
infectious disease by the
global health community

The Institute for Disease Modeling


on eradication with the
global health community




The research and modeling team at IDM is focused on providing support to disease eradication programs and other global health endeavors through a variety of modeling and statistical approaches.

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One of the challenges facing the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is efficiently directing limited resources to the most at-risk areas.

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Inspired by a collaborative and multidisciplinary effort from the scientific community, IDM's innovative software tools provide a qualitative and analytical means to model infectious disease.

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Latest News & Events

The annual Tableau Conference took place this week in Seattle... Read more

The 2015 IDM Modeling Symposium is scheduled for Monday April 20 - Wednesday April 22 2015.  The 2014 Symposium... Read more

Featured Research Project

Polio Vaccination Program Evaluation

Vaccination programs can generate large amounts of diverse types of data, from coverage estimates to operation and management indicators. Coverage information is useful in quantifying the impact these programs have in reducing disease. Management and operations data sets can be useful diagnostics in determining which parts of the systems are performing well, and which part can be improved when striving for greater coverage. Read more.

As part of Intellectual Ventures' Global Good initiative,
the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) is the preeminent quantitative
analysis center shaping strategies and building innovative tools to accelerate
 the eradication of infectious disease by the global health community.