Core Faculty

Jessica Briggs


Jessica Briggs

Jessica is an Assistant Professor in the Division of HIV, ID, and Global medicine. She completed medical school and residency at Johns Hopkins and moved to UCSF in 2016 for a clinical ID fellowship. Her current research utilizes deep-sequencing techniques to better understand the longitudinal dynamics of malaria infection. She is also interested in learning how to use parasite genetic data to enhance malaria surveillance in the public health setting. 

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 Bryan Greenhouse


Bryan is Co-Director of the EPPIcenter. He is  an Associate Professor in the Division of HIV, ID, and Global medicine. His research program brings together laboratory and analytical tools to understand the transmission epidemiology and immunology of malaria, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. He has been based at UCSF since 2004, where he completed subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases and a MA in Biostatistics at Berkeley.

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 Nathan Lo  


Nathan is a Faculty Fellow in Infectious Diseases. He is an infectious diseases epidemiologist and public health scientist. His work draws upon diverse quantitative methodologies to better understand transmission of infectious diseases to design public health policy. His current work focuses on vaccine-preventable infections and tropical diseases, often in collaboration with policy organizations. Nathan received a BS in Bioengineering from Rice University, and MD/PhD (Epidemiology) from Stanford University. He completed clinical residency at UCSF, and is doing his subspecialty training in infectious diseases. He has been based at UCSF since 2019

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Isabel Rodríguez-Barraquer






Isabel is Co-Director of the EPPIcenter. She is an Assistant Professor in the Division of HIV, ID and Global Medicine, interested in applying novel epidemiological and statistical methods to understand the dynamics of infectious diseases. Most of her experience is related to vector-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria, and Zika.  Isabel completed her medical training in Colombia, followed by a PhD in epidemiology and an MHS in Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2012. She has been based at UCSF since 2017.

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