Zach Ward, MPH

Zach Ward is a programmer/analyst at the Center for Health Decision Science (CHDS) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  With a background in computer science and epidemiology, he has worked with various community-based NGOs in Tanzania, Malawi, and Rwanda developing health information systems and management tools.

Since joining CHDS two years ago, Mr. Ward has been developing microsimulation models to explore the cost-effectiveness of strategies to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, gastric cancer, and childhood obesity.