Location
Health Sciences Building (155 College Street), Room 574
Series/Type
Dates
  • February 25, 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

A remote option for this seminar is available. Please register for an online ticket, and the confirmation email will include information on how to access the seminar remotely in the “Additional Information” section.

Speaker:

Dr. Sarah Buchan

Topic:

Using administrative data to study the epidemiology of herpes zoster in Ontario

Biography:

Sarah Buchan is a Scientist at PHO in the Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness and Response department and holds affiliations with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and ICES. She completed her doctoral training in epidemiology at the University of Toronto. Sarah is interested in the epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases across the life course, with a special focus on priority populations in order to help inform decision-making related to new and future vaccines.

About the Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases:

With leadership housed at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, we are developing an interdisciplinary group of academic researchers, educators and public health advocates. Our vision is to catalyze cutting-edge research and education that maximizes the health benefits of immunization for everyone.

We aim to contribute locally and globally to healthy communities through excellence in interdisciplinary vaccine-preventable disease and immunization research and education.

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