Dr. Nealon joined the School of Public Health in 2022. He was originally trained in Medical Microbiology at the University of Edinburgh before working for a startup company associated with the Chemical Pathology Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, using molecular biomarkers of fetal-maternal disorders. Joshua completed a Masters at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2005 and after graduating, he worked for the World Health Organization in Cambodia conducting operataional research on the prevention of dengue through vector control and community engagement. He subsequently took a regional role for WHO in Manila, forcussing on the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases in the context of climate change. After that, he worked for Sanofi Pasteur – a global vaccine company – with responsibility for the epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases including dengue, Japanese encephalitis and influenza, leading the data generation associated with launching innovative vaccines in developing and developed countries. Joshua completed his PhD in Epidemiology at the Univeristy of Edinburgh in 2021 and his research interests include the broader medical complications of infectous diseases, vaccine effectiveness studies and novel methods of conducting them.