Faculty Member

Natasha Sarah Crowcroft MA(Cantab), MSc, MD(PhD), MRCP, FFPH

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
647 260 7401
Office Address
Public Health Ontario 480 University Avenue, Suite 300 Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2
Clinical Public Health Division
Epidemiology Division
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • Vaccination programmes and vaccine preventable diseases
  • Rabies
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, meningococcal disease
  • Hepatitis A
  • Vaccination coverage
  • Encephalitis
  • Surveillance
  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Ethnicity and health

Dr. Natasha Crowcroft is Chief of Applied Immunization Research and Evaluation at Public Health Ontario, Professor in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. She is also the Director of the Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases. Crowcroft is a physician with a PhD who trained in medicine and public health at the Universities of Cambridge and London, UK, and in field epidemiology through the European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET) in Belgium. She has more than 25 years’ experience in public health, including over a decade in Canada. Her research aims to maximize the health benefits of immunization. She has published over 200 scientific papers and is an expert for the WHO.