Elected: 2012
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE, FRS, FRSE, FMedSci

Professor of Comparative Epidemiology, University of Glasgow.

Professor Sarah Cleaveland is an international figure in the field of veterinary with research interests in veterinary epidemiology, emerging diseases, conservation medicine and neglected tropical diseases. Her research programme is focused in East Africa and addresses a range of disease problems at the human-domestic animal-wildlife interface to gain an understanding of how diseases circulate among different hosts in complex natural ecosystems and how best to target control strategies to reduce threats to human, domestic animal and wildlife health. She is a founding director of the Global Alliance for Rabies Control and received an OBE in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to veterinary epidemiology.