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TR35 - Abraham Flaxman

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Assistant Professor

Abraham Flaxman is an assistant professor of global health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, where he is the research lead for the computational algorithms research team. The primary architect of a software tool known as DisMod-MR that IHME is using to estimate the global burden of disease, he earned his PhD in algorithms, combinatorics, and optimization from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006. Before joining IHME, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Microsoft Research.