Nadia N. Abuelezam, Sc.D. is an assistant professor at the Connell School of Nursing and an epidemiologist. Her research interests are in the intersection of infectious disease epidemiology, mathematical modeling, and HIV/AIDS. Her current research focuses on the use of mathematical models to better understand the impact of treatment and prevention strategies on HIV incidence and prevalence in Sub-Saharan Africa. The goals of her program of research are to use quantitative methods and novel data streams to better understand the inequalities in health care distribution and access in resource poor settings.