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Sumiko Mekaru

Affiliation: Boston Children's Hospital, Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Sumiko Mekaru, DVM, PhD, MPVM, MLIS is a veterinarian and epidemiologist. Her doctoral research examined environmental factors contributing to infectious disease outbreak. As a Research Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, she studies digital disease detection, One Health, and emerging infectious diseases while managing several of HealthMap’s grants and partnerships.

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