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Lauren Gardner

Associate Professor of Engineering at JHU

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Lauren Gardner Biography

Lauren Gardner, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering at Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, is the creator of the interactive web-based dashboard being used by public health authorities, researchers, and the general public around the globe to track the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has spread worldwide since early January, infecting more than 47 million and killing more than 1.2 million people around the world. The dashboard, which debuted on January 22, continues to be cited every day by multiple major media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, CNN, and many others across the country and around the world. It has served as a resource for a number of federal agencies, including U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s coronavirus task force. Since its launch, the dashboard has recorded 200 billion feature requests, which are the number of interactions visitors have with the underlying data available on the site. The dashboard has also recorded nearly 3 billion page views since January.

One of six Johns Hopkins experts who briefed congressional staff about the novel coronavirus outbreak during a Capitol Hill event in early March 2020, Gardner was named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020 for “democratizing data” and filling “a void of public health leadership” during the pandemic. She and her team have been featured in a number of top-tier media outlets, from the Washington Post and CNN to CBS and NBC News, since March 2020.

A specialist in the role of mobility in spreading diseases, Gardner’s research expertise is in integrated transport and epidemiological modeling. For instance, in July 2020, she led a research team that found that residents in all 25 of the U.S. counties hardest hit by COVID-19 began to limit their public movements before states implemented stay-at-home orders. The decline in the number of daily trips people made, as tracked by mobile phone data, helped slow the spread of the virus. The results were published in The Lancet Infectious Disease journal.

In May 2019, Gardner developed a highly accurate method to identify which U.S. counties were at greatest risk of experiencing measles outbreaks and which were contributing the most measles risk in the U.S. Using mathematical modeling, the team combined an array of data, from variables that included the volume of international air travel, rates of measles outbreaks at origin of travel, U.S. childhood vaccination exemption rates, and population size.

Gardner has received research funding from U.S. organizations including NIH, NSF, NASA, and the CDC, as well as various Australian federal funding organizations.

She has published 90 scholarly articles, letters, communications, and conference proceedings, and supervises a research group comprising four PhD students. Gardner is an invited member of multiple international professional committees and a reviewer for top-tier journals such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and Lancet Infectious Diseases, and grant-funding organizations such as the National Science Foundation. She is an invited participant of various scientific advisory committees, including the U.S. Transportation Research Board Network Modeling Committee and the TRB Committee on Aviation Security and Emergency Management. She also has supervised more than 30 students and post-docs, and teaches undergraduate- and graduate-level courses on network modeling and transport systems at Johns Hopkins.

In addition to being named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020, Gardner was also included on BBC’s 100 Women List 2020: Women who led change; Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business for 2020; the Baltimore Sun’s 25 Women to Watch 2020; and the Baltimore Business Journal’s Best in Tech 2020. She was also a winner of the 2020 Route Fifty Navigator Award, which honors individuals and teams who, while working with or in state, county, or municipal governments, demonstrate their ability to implement a great idea that improves public sector services and the communities they serve.

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Lauren Gardner Biography

Lauren Gardner, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering at Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, is the creator of the interactive web-based dashboard being used by public health authorities, researchers, and the general public around the globe to track the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has spread worldwide since early January, infecting more than 47 million and killing more than 1.2 million people around the world. The dashboard, which debuted on January 22, continues to be cited every day by multiple major media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, CNN, and many others across the country and around the world. It has served as a resource for a number of federal agencies, including U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s coronavirus task force. Since its launch, the dashboard has recorded 200 billion feature requests, which are the number of interactions visitors have with the underlying data available on the site. The dashboard has also recorded nearly 3 billion page views since January.

One of six Johns Hopkins experts who briefed congressional staff about the novel coronavirus outbreak during a Capitol Hill event in early March 2020, Gardner was named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020 for “democratizing data” and filling “a void of public health leadership” during the pandemic. She and her team have been featured in a number of top-tier media outlets, from the Washington Post and CNN to CBS and NBC News, since March 2020.

A specialist in the role of mobility in spreading diseases, Gardner’s research expertise is in integrated transport and epidemiological modeling. For instance, in July 2020, she led a research team that found that residents in all 25 of the U.S. counties hardest hit by COVID-19 began to limit their public movements before states implemented stay-at-home orders. The decline in the number of daily trips people made, as tracked by mobile phone data, helped slow the spread of the virus. The results were published in The Lancet Infectious Disease journal.

In May 2019, Gardner developed a highly accurate method to identify which U.S. counties were at greatest risk of experiencing measles outbreaks and which were contributing the most measles risk in the U.S. Using mathematical modeling, the team combined an array of data, from variables that included the volume of international air travel, rates of measles outbreaks at origin of travel, U.S. childhood vaccination exemption rates, and population size.

Gardner has received research funding from U.S. organizations including NIH, NSF, NASA, and the CDC, as well as various Australian federal funding organizations.

She has published 90 scholarly articles, letters, communications, and conference proceedings, and supervises a research group comprising four PhD students. Gardner is an invited member of multiple international professional committees and a reviewer for top-tier journals such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and Lancet Infectious Diseases, and grant-funding organizations such as the National Science Foundation. She is an invited participant of various scientific advisory committees, including the U.S. Transportation Research Board Network Modeling Committee and the TRB Committee on Aviation Security and Emergency Management. She also has supervised more than 30 students and post-docs, and teaches undergraduate- and graduate-level courses on network modeling and transport systems at Johns Hopkins.

In addition to being named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020, Gardner was also included on BBC’s 100 Women List 2020: Women who led change; Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business for 2020; the Baltimore Sun’s 25 Women to Watch 2020; and the Baltimore Business Journal’s Best in Tech 2020. She was also a winner of the 2020 Route Fifty Navigator Award, which honors individuals and teams who, while working with or in state, county, or municipal governments, demonstrate their ability to implement a great idea that improves public sector services and the communities they serve.

Lauren Gardner Videos

  • Assessing the Future of Opportunity in Digital Health
  • 2020 MIT CDOIQ Symposium Keynote Session - Dr. Lauren Gardner
  • Professor Lauren Gardner Discusses the COVID-19 Dashboard

FAQs on booking Lauren Gardner

  • How to book Lauren Gardner?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lauren Gardner for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lauren Gardner, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lauren Gardner or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lauren Gardner?

    Booking fees for Lauren Gardner, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lauren Gardner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lauren Gardner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lauren Gardner for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lauren Gardner for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lauren Gardner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lauren Gardner or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lauren Gardner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lauren Gardner for your event is available upon request. Lauren Gardner generally travels from Baltimore, MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Joel Selanikio, Zhong Nanshan, Jung Eun-kyeong, John Mattison and Bonnie Castillo. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lauren Gardner for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lauren Gardner Speaker Videos

  • Assessing the Future of Opportunity in Digital Health
    2020 MIT CDOIQ Symposium Keynote Session - Dr. Lauren Gardner
  • Professor Lauren Gardner Discusses the COVID-19 Dashboard

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