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Sidelined by Scandal, a Top Disease Modeler Watches and Worries – UnDark (Jill Neimark | April 2020)

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Fraud charges have upended Eva Lee’s career at a time when her talents are in high demand. Is a reprieve warranted?

ON A BALMY Georgia evening in January, Eva Lee, director of the Center for Operations Research in Medicine and Health Care at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was finishing up a paper about the global spread of avian flu and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS. It was late and her husband was asleep next to her in the bedroom of their bungalow in a quiet Atlanta neighborhood.

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On a whim, she says, she had recently added the novel coronavirus to her analysis, and it changed everything.
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The 55-year-old mathematician was already widely regarded for her large-scale computational algorithms and models for tackling outbreaks and natural disasters. In 2003, she began development of a software program called RealOpt, which offers detailed models for strategic planning and operational responses to outbreaks, pandemics, and national disasters based on three-dimensional geospatial information, demographic and economic data, and other variables.
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