Gabriella Labazzo headshot in field of yellow tulips.

Gabriella LaBazzo

Thesis title: Assessing Climate Driven West Nile Virus Risk in Washington State

Research interests: Infectious disease, Zoonotic & Vector-borne disease

Plans post-graduation: BeginningĀ a job as an Epidemiologist at the WA State Department of Health on the Non-Healthcare Congregate Settings team working on COVID-19 outbreak investigation & reporting.

Advice for students: When you are lacking motivation to study for a test, work through a difficult assignment, or write your thesis always remember why you chose to be here and how you want to impact the world once you are done.