Dr Claire Standley received a BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in Genetics (with a focus on Biomedical Parasitology) from the University of Nottingham, as part of a joint program with the Natural History Museum of London.

Claire is an Assistant Research Professor within the Center for Global Health Science and Security, with a primary faculty appointment in the Department of International Health at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on the analysis of health systems strengthening and international capacity building for public health, with an emphasis on prevention and control of infectious diseases in both humans and animals, as well as public health emergency preparedness and response.

In addition to her academic work, Claire is the Managing Editor of Malaria.com, a website dedicated to providing information, sharing resources and creating links between different malaria stakeholders, and is a member of the Board of Directors for zagaya, a non-profit that envisions a malaria-free world created through education, innovation, and research collaboration.

Read more about our four priorities