Matthew Z. Dudley, PhD, MSPH, Director of Epidemiology

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Matthew Z. Dudley, PhD, MSPH, IVS Director of Epidemiology, is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Dudley has primarily published in the areas of vaccine safety, vaccine hesitancy, and vaccine communication, and he aims to use his research to improve science communication and positively impact health behavior. He published the book The Clinician’s Vaccine Safety Resource Guide: Optimizing Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Across the Lifespan in 2018.

Dr. Dudley has experience conceptualizing and coordinating large multi-site research projects, designing and performing systematic literature reviews, developing and administering nationally representative surveys, and managing and analyzing large and complex datasets. He has also served as a consultant for international organizations such as the World Health Organization, the Brighton Collaboration, and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.