Professor Philippe Guérin is Director of the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford. He is a medical doctor specialising in public health; and a Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health at the University of Oxford.
His research interests focus on the feasibility, challenges and impact of establishing global data platforms for poverty related infectious diseases and emerging infections. He has been leading the development of the WorldWide Antimalarial Research Network (WWARN) – the prototypic model for IDDO. To date, IDDO is the largest global multi-infectious diseases clinical data platform.