Faculty Member

Shelly Bolotin MSc, PhD, MScPH

Email Address(es)
shelly.bolotin@oahpp.ca
Office Phone
647-260-7481
Office Address
Public Health Ontario 480 University Avenue, Suite 300 Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2
Website(s)
Public Health Ontario
Division(s)/Office
Epidemiology Division
Position
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • Vaccine-preventable diseases
  • Population immunity
  • Sero-epidemiology
  • Infectious disease surveillance

Current Work

  • Lead of the Immunity of Canadians and Risk of Epidemics (iCARE) Network, which focuses on measuring population immunity in Canada
  • Sero-epidemiology studies to determine population immunity to measles, varicella and mumps
  • Waning of maternal antibody in infants to measles, mumps and varicella
  • Characterization of pertactin-deficient Bordetella pertussis strains in Ontario

Education & Training History

  • Master of science (Virology), University of Toronto
  • Doctor of philosophy (Microbiology), University of Toronto
  • Master of science (Public Health), London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine

Other Affiliations

Scientist – Public Health Ontario

Dr. Shelly Bolotin is a scientist in Applied Immunization Research and Evaluation at Public Health Ontario and an assistant professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Her research program utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to evaluate whether our population is adequately protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. Applying a public health lens, Shelly’s studies combine epidemiological and microbiological methods to answer questions related to population immunity and vaccine effectiveness, and determine our future risk for outbreaks or epidemics.