Andelot Professor of Demography Global Health and Population Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Marcia Castro is Andelot Professor of Demography and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the identification of social, biological, and environmental risks associated with infectious diseases (particularly mosquito-borne), with the ultimate goal of informing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of control interventions. She uses multidisciplinary approaches and applies varied statistical models combining data from different sources: administrative records, population census, household surveys, satellite imagery, and geocoded data.