Zulma M. Cucunubá is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. Her research focuses on adapting modelling and statistical methods to understand the spread of infectious diseases and the impact of interventions such as vaccines. She works at the intersect between open data, software development and modelling to inform public health response to epidemics throughout Latin America.
She graduated as Physician from the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia holds a master’s in public health from the National University of Colombia, and a Ph.D. in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from Imperial College London, in the United Kingdom. She has worked at the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College London, where currently she holds an appointment as Honorary Lecturer.