Infectious Diseases Fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine. Research to benefit underserved populations.
Dr. Seth Ari Sim-Son Hoffman is a clinical postdoctoral fellow in the Stephen P. Luby Lab within the Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University. His research interests include global health equity and clinical, translational, and implementation research to benefit underserved populations. He is also a current Masters in Epidemiology and Clinical Research candidate in the Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University.
Dr. Hoffman is involved in a broad portfolio of impact-driven research to benefit underserved populations including: the PI of typhoid urban water supply surveillance in Liberia; SARS-CoV-2 seroepidemiologic analysis of Gates Foundation-sponsored NORM Trial of a mask promotion/distribution intervention and large-scale study on asymptomatic transmission in Bangladesh; data analysis and publication of a typhoid conjugate vaccine (Typbar-TCV®, Bharat Biotech) rollout in Navi Mumbai, India targeting 9-month to 16-year-old children; a co-investigator on a project attempting to characterize, using shotgun metagenomic sequencing of placentae and environmental heavy metal sampling, why women in Bangladesh suffer from a disproportionately high rate of stillbirth; studying the willingness to receive a Phase II Nipah virus (NiV) vaccine and the appropriate language for communication about a NiV vaccine in Bangladesh.