The most recent SEER Lab Ph.D. graduate, Lili Morris, will join the Washington State Department of Health. Lili will work as a Spatial Epidemiologist with the Division of Environmental Public Health – Office of Environmental Public Health Sciences, Environmental Epidemiology Unit. Lili has recently completed her doctoral dissertation in Medical Geography on “Wildlife Movement and Disease Risk: Anthrax Transmission in Montana”. Prior to her doctoral work in Montana, Lili completed a MS degree in Medical Geography and SEER Lab working on the spatio-temporal patterns of enzootic plague foci in Azerbaijan. Lili is a prolific SEER Lab R and Python coder and will continue to use her skills in the new position. Congratulations, Lili! Well done!
Check out some of Lili’s work:
Morris, L.M. and Blackburn, J.K. Accepted. Predicting disease risk, identifying stakeholders, and informing control strategies: A case study of anthrax in Montana. EcoHealth.
*Morris, L. R., K. M. Proffitt, V. Asher, and J. K. Blackburn. 2016. Elk resource selection and implications for anthrax management in Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(2): 235-244.
Morris, L.R., Blackburn, J.K., Talibzade, A., Kracalik, I.T., Ismaylova, R., Abdullayhev, R. 2013. Informing Plague Surveillance in the Lowland Plague Focus of Azerbaijan Using a Historic Dataset. Journal of Applied Geography 45:269-279.