Nita Madhav

Head of Data Science


United States of America

Nita Madhav is the Head of Data Science at Metabiota, where she oversees the teams responsible for monitoring and modeling infectious disease spread and economic impacts. Ms. Madhav has over 12 years of experience in probabilistic modeling and risk assessment. The majority of her experience has focused on developing infectious disease risk, burden, and costing models to provide actionable insights to commercial and government entities. While at Metabiota, Ms. Madhav established the modeling group and has spearheaded the team's efforts to create the comprehensive library of modeled pathogens. Before joining Metabiota, Ms. Madhav worked as a Principal Scientist at AIR Worldwide, where she led the life and health research and modeling team. Prior to that, Ms. Madhav performed hantavirus research at the Special Pathogens Branch of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ms. Madhav holds a BS in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, with distinction, from Yale University and an MSPH in Epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.

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