Thom Eisele is a Professor in the Department of Tropical Medicine at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and the Director of the Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation. His research focuses on malaria epidemiology and evaluating malaria control and elimination strategies. Areas of expertise include malaria epidemiology, evaluating the impact of malaria control/elimination strategies, and measurement of malaria intervention coverage and malaria health outcomes. His current research focuses on measuring the impact of malaria elimination strategies in Zambia and Haiti with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Professor Eisele is a member of the Roll Back Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group, the Technical Expert Group on Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation for the WHO Global Malaria Program, and was previously a Malaria Expert Group member of the WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group.