Roy Burstein

Research Scientist

Roy Burstein

Research Scientist


Roy holds a PhD from the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. Prior to coming to IDM, Roy worked at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), first as a Data Analyst and later as a Researcher while completing his PhD. Roy has worked on a range of quantitative global health projects including: primary data collection from health facilities in four countries, quantifying cause-specific severity distributions of non-fatal health loss for the Global Burden of Disease project, subnational analysis of maternal and child health interventions in Nigeria, development of new methods for child mortality estimation, continent-scale geospatial analysis of child mortality, and spatial analysis of healthcare utilization in Zambia. At IDM, Roy works on modeling health service delivery.

Biography

Roy holds a PhD from the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. Prior to coming to IDM, Roy worked at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), first as a Data Analyst and later as a Researcher while completing his PhD. Roy has worked on a range of quantitative global health projects including: primary data collection from health facilities in four countries, quantifying cause-specific severity distributions of non-fatal health loss for the Global Burden of Disease project, subnational analysis of maternal and child health interventions in Nigeria, development of new methods for child mortality estimation, continent-scale geospatial analysis of child mortality, and spatial analysis of healthcare utilization in Zambia. At IDM, Roy works on modeling health service delivery.

Publications

Monday, January 7, 2019
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