Dr Rebecca Freeman Grais

Director of Research, Epicentre

Rebecca Freeman Grais is the Director of Research at Epicentre, an epidemiology and research satellite created by Médecins Sans Frontières, an international medical humanitarian organization. Her primary areas of research focus on prevention of infectious diseases, tropical diseases and emerging infections in Sub-Saharan Africa.

She has particularly focused on population-based studies of the effectiveness of public health interventions and efficacy trials of novel vaccines and therapeutic agents. Her works focuses on research in conflict and epidemic settings. She is a member of diverse international scientific advisory boards and professional development activities.