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Honorary Research Fellow


Dan Weiss is an Honorary Research Fellow at Telethon Kids Institute and an Associate Professor within the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University. At Telethon Kids Institute, Dan serves as the Director of Global Malaria Epidemiology for the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP), which is part of the Geospatial Health and Development group. In this role, Dan leads the production of malaria burden estimates that supply the World Malaria Report (World Health Organization) and the Global Burden of Disease (University of Washington). Dan’s wider research interests include modelling travel time to essential services and developing new covariates for disease modelling using remotely sensed imagery, geographic information systems, and geospatial modelling approaches. Dan is originally from the United States where he obtained a PhD in Geography from the University of North Carolina in 2009. He joined MAP at the University of Oxford in 2013 and moved to Western Australia in 2020.

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