Richard J. Maude

Visiting Scientist

Department of Epidemiology

677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge Building, Room 506J
Boston, MA 02115

Other affiliations

  • Post-Doctoral Research Physician, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • NDM Leadership Fellow & Consultant Physician, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK


Epidemiology of malaria in South and Southeast Asia

  • Descriptive spatiotemporal epidemiology
  • Quantification of disease burden
  • Population movement and its influence on the distribution of malaria and spread of antimalarial drug resistance
  • Environmental determinants of malaria transmission intensity

Artemisinin resistance and malaria elimination

  • Mechanistic mathematical modelling of malaria treatment and antimalarial drug resistance to guide selection and optimization of strategies for malaria elimination, for tackling artemisinin resistance and to investigate the impact of artemisinin resistance on clinical malaria
  • Clinical studies on the phenotype and genetics of artemisinin resistance

Pathogenesis and treatment of severe malaria in adults

  • Observational studies on the microvascular pathogenesis of cerebral falciparum malaria and severe vivax and knowlesi malaria
  • Malaria retinopathy
  • Imaging studies in severe malaria
  • Randomized controlled trials of adjunctive therapies
  • Clinical trials to improve supportive care

Non-malaria causes of fever

  • Clinical studies on scrub typhus, murine typhus, melioidosis and typhoid


  • 1997 BSc Parasitology and Entomology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2000 MBChB Hons, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2003 MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2007 DTM&H, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
  • 2014 DPhil Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • 2014 CCT Tropical Medicine and General (Internal) Medicine, General Medical Council, UK