Mersedeh  Tariverdi

Mersedeh Tariverdi

Senior Data Scientist, Health, Nutrition, and Population Team, World Bank

Mersedeh Tariverdi is senior data scientist at health, nutrition, and population global engagement team working at the intersection of resilient health systems and climate change. Majority of her work is on evidenced-based and data driven decision making in health and nutrition taking the data and future uncertainties into account. She focuses on helping World Bank teams and clients to employ Artificial Intelligence methods in analytical works to inform preparation of projects and implementation strategies as well as data informed intervention progress monitoring. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was principal data scientist in private sector working on big data and trend analysis. Mersedeh holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics and statistics, specializing in health and infrastructure system resiliency and capacity enhancement strategies. She has widely published on these topics, including in academic journals and the world bank reports, Frontline : Preparing Healthcare Systems for Shocks from Disasters to Pandemics (2021) and contributor to Lifelines: The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (2019).