Thom Eisele is an Associate Professor at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Director of the Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation. His research focuses on malaria epidemiology and evaluating malaria control and elimination strategies. Areas of expertise include malaria epidemiology, evaluating the impact of malaria control/elimination strategies, and measurement of malaria intervention coverage and malaria health outcomes. His current research focuses on measuring the impact of focal mass drug administration aimed at eliminating malaria in Southern Province Zambia through a collaborates with the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa (MACEPA) with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Eisele is a member of the Roll Back Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group, the Technical Expert Group on Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation for the WHO Global Malaria Program, and was previously a Malaria Expert Group member of the WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group.