Katherine S. Pollard PhD is a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UCSF, director of the Gladstone Institute of Data Science & Biotechnology, and a Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub investigator. Her research focuses on statistical models and bioinformatics software, with applications in disease genetics, evolution, and the human microbiome.

On public health and the challenge we face

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