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Jess Edwards is an epidemiologist focused on improving methods to ask important and timely questions about public health. Her research involves using imperfect and disparate data sources to learn about how to prevent, treat, and control infectious diseases. Much of her work focuses on the prevention and treatment of HIV and TB, with projects ranging from venue-based surveys of people at risk for HIV in Malawi, to two-stage studies of people with TB and HIV on the islands of Lake Victoria, to clinical cohort studies among people living with HIV in the United States. She has particular interest in addressing causal questions about the effects of interventions in settings with limited data, and much her research centers on developing novel approaches to account for common sources of biases (e.g., measurement error and missing data) in these settings.