Emily Deichsel holds a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Washington and an MPH in Epidemiology from UCLA, where she spent time as an intern with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health - Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Department. Prior to her doctoral studies, Emily spent on year in Peru on a Fulbright-Fogarty fellowship researching incidence, severity, and etiology of travelers' diarrhea. Emily's dissertation assessed the contribution of maternal health factors on infant diarrhea and growth among exposed, uninfected Kenyan infants. She also worked as the study coordinator for the UW Kenya sites of a WHO clinical trial assessing the optimal use of antibiotics in young children at high risk of diarrhea associated mortality.
Emily currently works as an Observational Research Manager at Amgen.