Anna M Stewart, PhD, MPA
Education & Fellowships
- PhD: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2012, Ecology
- MPA: Syracuse University, 2009
Dr.Stewart-Ibarra's research focuses on understanding the environmental and socio-political drivers of dengue fever transmission in coastal Ecuador, where dengue is hyper-endemic. Her research aims to strengthen public health research and surveillance capacities in this region, for example, by developing a climate-driven dengue early warning system. This research is conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology and the Ministry of Health of Ecuador, institutions where she is a visiting researcher. Dr Stewart-Ibarra received her PhD in ecology from the SUNY College of Enivronmental Science and Forestry and Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Recent honors include a Fulbright fellowhip to Ecuador (2010-2011), the Emerging Public Policy Leader Award from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (2009), the award for Outstanding Student Research in Ecology from the Ecological Society of America (2009), and a National Science Foundation S.T.E.M. fellowship (2007-2009).
- American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine (ASTMH), Member
Languages Spoken (Other Than English)