Nina Masters

Nina Masters

PhD Candidate

University of Michigan Department of Epidemiology

Nina is a doctoral candidate in Epidemiology at the University of Michigan. She did her MPH in Global Health Epidemiology at the University of Michigan and her bachelors in Chemistry and Materials Engineering at Princeton University. Her dissertation research focuses on spatial transmission models infectious diseases, the impact of clustered non-vaccination on outbreak risk, and the evolution of vaccine hesitancy. She is passionate about science communication and seeks to make epidemiologic research accessible with her blog.


  • Vaccine Policy
  • Spatial Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease Dynamics


  • AB Chemistry and Materials Engineering, 2014

    Princeton University

  • MPH Global Health Epidemiology, 2018

    University of Michigan