PhD, University of Cincinnati, 2014
MS, University of Cincinnati, 2014
BS, Iran University of Science & Technology, 2008
Trained in the filed of engineering and operation research, Dr. Kasaie’s research focuses on the development and analysis of computer simulation models of infectious disease in human population and implications for policy making. Her research interests include modeling and simulation of social/epidemiological systems, resource allocation, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, biostatistics, public health policy making. Her current research focuses on modeling the epidemic of HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Baltimore City. In this work, Dr. Kasaie investigates the population-level impact of various prevention/control interventions (e.g., Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) and aims to develop effective strategies for reducing the burden of disease in this population. She’s also conducting a study on the impact of household contact tracing for prevention of drug-resistant Tuberculosis infection in India. Dr. Kasaie is a member of JHU Center For AIDS Research (CFAR) and the JHU Center For Tuberculosis Research.