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.