Global Health Research Seminar Series—Digital Platforms & Public Health in Africa

1:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2021
2:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2021
Speaker: Elaine Nsoesie. Bio: Elaine Nsoesie is an Assistant Professor at Boston University (BU) School of Public Health. She is a founding member of BU’s Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences, a Data Science Faculty Fellow at the Hariri Institute for Computing and a Data and Innovation Fellow at the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in the Office of the President in Sierra Leone. She has a PhD in Computational Epidemiology, MS in Statistics and BS in Mathematics. Her research is focused on the use of digital data and technology to improve health in communities globally. She is the founder of Rethé ( - an initiative focused on providing scientific writing tools and resources to student communities in Africa to increase representation in scientific publications.