Dr Lucy Tusting

Deputy Network Director

Lucy is a postdoctoral research fellow supported by an MRC Skills Development Fellowship and based within the Malaria Atlas Project, Oxford. She is an epidemiologist interested in the control of vector-borne diseases, with a particular focus on the social epidemiology of malaria and intersectoral disease control. Her postdoctoral fellowship is investigating the role of housing improvements in reducing malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa. She is also involved in the synthesis of evidence on vector control interventions to inform evidence-based policy.

Lucy has a PhD (2016) and MSc (2010, Distinction) from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and a first degree from Durham University. She has worked in The Gambia, Tanzania and Uganda. Her doctorate investigated the relationship between agriculture, poverty and malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.