Louise obtained her PhD in Arbovirus epidemiology from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research/The University of Queensland in 2002. She moved to in the UK and USA to work on a range of post-doctoral projects between 2003-2009, examining the epidemiology and ecology of parasitic, filarial, arboviral and bacterial diseases at the Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK and the Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies (DIEPS), Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA.
In 2009, she joined the Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD) as a Scientific Programme Manager responsible for operational research projects in endemic countries to support the evidence base for the lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination strategy. In 2015, her role changed to Head of Monitoring and Evaluation Operational Research at CNTD, which involves the design, development and management of innovative surveillance strategies and operational research activities across the 12 project countries in Africa and Asia.
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