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Molly Lamb, PhD

Molly Lamb PhD

Clinical Teaching Associate Professor
  • Center for Global Health
  • Department of Epidemiology

Dr. Lamb's research and public health practice are focused on improving the health of children living both in the United States and in resource-poor countries. Before joining the faculty at the Colorado School of Public Health at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in 2011, she was an epidemic intelligence service officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stationed at the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, MD, where she investigated infectious disease outbreaks and conducted research on childhood obesity. She currently is an clinical teaching associate professor in the department of epidemiology as well as an epidemiologist at the Center for Global Health, where she works on research and public health projects in Guatemala and India, and serves as the director of educational experiences, linking students with global health projects and mentoring junior global health researchers. She is also the director of the DrPH in Epidemiology program at the Colorado School of Public Health.

Areas of Expertise

  • Arboviruses and neurodevelopment in rural Guatemala
  • Child mental health in India
  • Diarrheal diseases
  • Respiratory Illnesses

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD, University of Colorado, 2008
  • BA, Drake University, 2003


  • President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Colorado, 2020

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