Joseph Egger

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Global Health

Associate Director for Education, Research Design & Analysis Core

As part of the Duke Global Health Institute's Research Design & Analysis Core, Dr. Egger works closely with faculty on a number of experimental and observational studies related to both chronic and infectious diseases. Much of his research has focused on longitudinal data analysis, time series methods, and multi-level modeling of cross-sectional data. Prior to joining Duke, Joe was the lead epidemiologist for SciMetrika, a public health consulting firm based in Research Triangle Park, NC. Joe has worked in academic and government settings on a wide array of public health research topics, including HIV/AIDS, influenza, dengue, tobacco, obesity/nutrition, and cancers. Joe received his master's degree in medical geography from the University of Washington, and a PhD in infectious disease epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Office Hours: By appointment


  • GLHLTH 362

    Introduction to Epidemiology: Focus on Global Health

  • GLHLTH 707

    Biostatistics and Epidemiology for Global Health Research II

  • GLHLTH 710

    Intermediate Epidemiology