Denise’s current research explores socioeconomic inequities in childhood diarrheal disease in Latin America. Broadly, she is interested in the effectiveness of interventions for tropical infectious diseases in low and middle-income countries. Ultimately, she hopes that her research will inform better decision-making and health policies for infectious disease management in resource-limited settings.
MORE ABOUT DENISE
Denise is a PhD student in Epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is a first-generation American and dual-citizen of the small Caribbean island of Dominica. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, Denise earned a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Yale University. Outside of academia, she worked as an Associate at Beghou Consulting, a pharmaceutical consulting firm, where she evaluated pharmaceutical markets and provided data-driven solutions to assist in client decision-making. Denise hopes to combine her academic training with her experiences from the private sector to bring a unique and interdisciplinary perspective to challenges in global infectious disease prevention and treatment.