Specialized in Public Health, Epidemiology, Immunology, Healthcare communication
Ștefan Dascălu is an immunologist at the University of Oxford and a consultant in public health policy with expertise in theoretical epidemiology. His activities and research projects focus on the prevention and control of infectious diseases in Eastern Europe, predominantly in Romania. At the same time, Ștefan is actively involved in healthcare communication efforts, with emphasis on faith-based organisation engagement in public health initiatives.
Ștefan also teaches undergraduates and graduates from various medically and biologically related disciplines at the University of Oxford, where he is currently finalising his DPhil in Interdisciplinary Bioscience.
Education BA (Oxon.):
Ghafari M*, Hejazi B, Karshenas A, Dascalu S , Kadivar A, Khosravi MA, Abbasalipour M, Heydari M, Zeinali S, Ferretti L, Ledda A, Katzourakis A*. (2021) Lessons for preparedness and reasons for concern from the early COVID-19 epidemic in Iran. Epidemics, 36:100472. doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2021.100472
Dascalu S*, Geambasu O, Covaciu O, Chereches RM, Diaconu G, Dumitra GG, Gheroghita V, Popovici ED. (2021) Prospects of COVID-19 Vaccination in Romania: Challenges and Potential Solutions. Front Public Heal 9:644538. 10.3389/fpubh.2021.644538
Dascalu S*. (2020) The Successes and Failures of the Initial COVID-19 Pandemic Response in Romania. Front. Public Health 8:344. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.00344.
Dascalu S*. (2019) Measles Epidemics in Romania: Implications for Public Health and Future Policy. Front. Public Health 7:98. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2019.00098.