Maria Deloria Knoll, PhD

Associate Director for Science

Dr. Knoll is an epidemiologist with a focus on the technical analytical challenges for policy-driven research pertaining to the design, conduct, and analysis of epidemiological studies and clinical trials that evaluate vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. She directs the analysis of a 7- country pneumonia case-control study (PERCH) to determine the causes of pneumonia in developing country settings to guide the development of new pneumonia vaccines and treatment algorithms. Maria received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University.