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Dr. Felipe J. Colón-González

Technology Lead


Dr. Felipe J. Colón-González is a Technology Lead in the Data for Science and Health Team at Wellcome. He has a background in climate-sensitive infectious disease modelling, and he specifically focuses on how to fund innovative digital tools and technologies that advance research on climate and health. Before Wellcome, Felipe worked in climate-sensitive infectious disease modelling for over 10 years. Felipe has contributed multiple papers to several reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the impacts of global warming on vector-borne infectious diseases. Felipe recently authored a chapter in “The Climate Book” led by Greta Thunberg focusing on the effects of climate change on vector-borne diseases.