With expertise in epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, Keyan Javadi is a well-rounded and experienced researcher who has also worked in data collection, management and analysis.
He joins HMA after serving in the Virginia Department of Health as a COVID-19 Case Investigator where he was tasked with contacting newly diagnosed patients to collect information on symptoms, exposures and people they had been in contact with while infectious. He also worked with epidemiologists and input data to ensure tracking was kept up to date.
While earning a Master of Public Health, Keyan worked as a research assistant using the Stata system to analyze a primary data set of vaccinated individuals who were vaccinated during a mass vaccination campaign carried out by the Ministry of Health in Nepal. The work also included conducting additional analysis on testing and test results as part of the study.
In addition, he worked as a laboratory technician and research data analyst gaining experience using the Stata and SAS analytics software, training other undergraduate laboratory members, and conducting literature reviews.
He earned a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a certificate in pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety as well as a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, physiology and neurobiology from the University of Maryland.
He is fluent in Farsi and enjoys learning new topics and skills in the areas of public health as well as outside of work including recently taking up rollerblading.