Neglected tropical diseases

Dr Kim A. Lindblade

Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Dr Kim Lindblade is head of Strategic and Applied Science Unit of the Malaria Branch at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 2004 to 2007, at the CDC office in Guatemala, she led efforts to evaluate the elimination of onchocerciasis and has served as the chief of the CDC’s International Emerging Infections Program in Central America and Panama. Her current research focuses on new vector control technologies and novel strategies to reduce malaria transmission.