As a Fellow at Demos, Abdul El-Sayed considers health policy questions in the US and globally, with a particular focus on disease prevention in light of epidemiologic trends and emerging public health challenges. He is a social epidemiologist and physician-in-training.
El-Sayed graduated with a BS (highest distinction) in biology and political science from the University of Michigan in 2007. He was named a Rhodes Scholar in 2009, completing a DPhil in Public Health at Oxford University in 2011. Currently a post-doctoral trainee at Columbia University, he also works as an epidemiologist. His over three dozen academic publications explore ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in health, trends in disease with time, and complexity in public health.
El-Sayed is the Associate Editor for Commentary at the 2x2 Project, and his writing has been featured in The Guardian’s “Comment is Free” blog, CNN, Al Jazeera, and the Huffington Post.
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