PhD, Virginia Tech, 2015
MPH, Virginia Tech, 2013
BA, University of New Hampshire, 2011
Dr. Rivers is a Senior Associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. Her research focuses on improving public health preparedness and response through computational epidemiology, outbreak science, open data, and biosecurity.
Prior to joining the Center in 2017, Dr. Rivers worked as an epidemiologist for the United States Army as a Department of Defense SMART Scholar. She also participated in a National Science and Technology Council's Pandemic Prediction and Forecasting Science and Technology working group. Dr. Rivers serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Health Security.