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Bahar Holly Kashef Hamadani

Doctoral Researcher


Bahar joined the Oxford GBD Group as a Data Analyst in February 2018 before commencing her doctorate in tropical medicine and global health later in the year. Her DPhil work focuses on building geospatial models to predict the level of antibiotic resistance in Shigella, E.coli and K. pneumoniae infections at a high spatial and temporal resolution.

After finishing her undergraduate studies in Public Health Sciences from California State University, Northridge, Bahar obtained her Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in global public health and epidemiology from the University of Colorado, Denver. She then spent 6 months working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Bangalore, India before moving to Oxford and joining the Big Data Institute in February 2018.