Faculty Member

Brenda L. Coleman PhD, MSc, BScN, BA

Email Address(es)
b.coleman@utoronto.ca
Office Phone
416-586-4800 x4538
Office Address
Mount Sinai Hospital 600 University Avenue, Room 218 Toronto, ON M5G 1X5
Website(s)
Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Division(s)/Office
Epidemiology Division
Position
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

Vaccinology
Influenza
Research methods
Antimicrobial resistance
Public health
Clinical epidemiology

Education & Training History

2008     PhD, Public Health, Epidemiology                                      University of Toronto
1997     Master of Science, Epidemiology and Biostatistics               Western University
1995     Bachelor of Arts, Psychology                                          Western University
1994     Honours Bachelor of Science, Nursing                                  Western University
1994-    Registered Nurse                                                      College of Nurses of Ontario

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Co-lecturer of Epidemiologic Methods CHL5402

Practicum supervisor for MPH students

Thesis committee member for PhD students in epidemiology and nursing

Professional Summary & Appointments

Clinical Scientist, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Honours & Awards

2007               Randall Coates Epidemiology Prize, University of Toronto

1997                Helen M. McKercher Scholarship, Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario

1991-1994      In-course scholarships,  Western University

1994                Cum laude distinction, Western University

Current Research Projects

The epidemiology of the emergence of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaece in southern Ontario

Influenza Cohort Study (ICS)
http://microbiology.mtsinai.on.ca/research/influenza-cohort-study-2012/
https://ics2012.idresearchmsh.com/

Ontario Well Water Study
http://microbiology.mtsinai.on.ca/research/wellwaterstudy/default.asp

Representative Publications

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/collections/public/1liJQsmBpT7L2CLTTSNhpNRkV/?sort=date&direction=descending