Elected: 2020
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Katie Hampson

Professor of Disease Ecology and Public Health

Katie Hampson is based at the University of Glasgow working on the dynamics and control of infectious diseases and focusing on the elimination of rabies. She completed her BA in Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford and PhD at Princeton University, USA. Her research combines fieldwork with quantitative analyses, involving close collaboration with international organisations and governments in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe. In Tanzania, she has established a long-term contact tracing and genomic study of rabies transmission and surveillance to support and evaluate large-scale control efforts.