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Research Scientist, Global Health Consortium

FOCUS

Vector-Borne Diseases and Injury Prevention

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Anthoni Llau is a research scientist at FIU’s Global Health Consortium (GHC) since August 2017. Dr. Llau analyzes data and prepares presentations and manuscripts for projects related to the GHC. He also functions as an editorial board member for the GHC bi-monthly newsletter. He previously served as an epidemiologist at the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, where he investigated infectious disease outbreaks and was an integral part of the 2009 influenza H1N1 and 2016 Zika virus disease responses. His research interests include vector-borne diseases and injury prevention. Dr. Llau obtained his Ph.D. in public health from FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health with a specialization in epidemiology and biostatistics.

EDUCATION

  • Florida International University, BS, MPH, Ph.D.

PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH

Griffin I, Zhang G, Fernandez D, Cordero C, Logue T, White SL, Llau A, … (2017). Epidemiology of Pediatric Zika Virus Infections. Pediatrics. 140(6): pii: e20172044.

Llau AF, Ahmed N (2016). Identification of an accident prediction model for red light camera analysis. Biometrics and Biostatistics International Journal: 4(3):00095

Llau AF, Ahmed N, Khan H, Cevallos F, Pekovic V. (2015). The impact of red light on injury crashes within Miami-Dade County, Florida. Traffic Injury Prevention: 16(8):773-780

Llau AF, Ahmed N. (2014). The effectiveness of red light cameras in the United States, A literature review. Traffic Injury Prevention: 15(6):542-50

Mann P, O’Connell EK, Zhang G, Llau A, Rico E, Leguen F. (2011). Alert system to detect possible school-based outbreaks of influenza-like illness. Emerging Infectious Diseases: 17(2):262-264.

O’Connell EK, Zhang G, Leguen F, Llau A, Rico E (2010) Innovative Uses for Syndromic Surveillance. Emerging Infectious Diseases: 16(4):669-671