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Molly Lamb, PhD

Molly Lamb PhD

Clinical Assistant 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 US 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 CDC, 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 epidemiologist at the Center for Global Health, where she works on research projects being conducted around the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • Arboviruses, maternal and child health in rural Guatemala
  • Child mental health in India
  • Diarrheal diseases
  • Influenza
  • Pneumococcus
  • COVID-19

Education, Licensure & Certifications

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


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