Lori Kiefer BA (Hon), MD, MHSc
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- Community Medicine Specialist
25 Grosvenor Street, 16th Fl.
- Clinical Public Health Division
- Adjunct Lecturer
- communicable disease control, including sexual health and tuberculosis prevention and control
- prison health
- vaccine preventable diseases and immunization
- prevention and early detection of cancer
- urban health/poverty
- mental health
- research synthesis and systematic review methodology
- population and public health research evidence generation, dissemination, uptake, and utilization
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
Honours & Awards
Current Research Projects
- 1999-2001 – Impact of education on staff/resident influenza vaccination rates in long-term care facilities.
- 1999-2001 – Impact of staff/resident influenza vaccination rates in long-term care facilities on morbidity and mortality from influenza.
- 1999-2001 – Evaluation of RDIS data quality at a local level.
- 1999-2001 – Analysis of 5 to 10 year trends of high-profile communicable diseases in the new Toronto.
- 2002 – Systematic review of the effectiveness of screening and educational counselling of chronic carriers of hepatitis B on reducing transmission
- 2002 – Environmental Scan and evaluation of the need for a Canadian population and public health research evidence dissemination office and research network
- 2003 – SARS prevention and control — provincial policy development
- 2003-2005 – Developing an Ethical Framework for Public Health Immunizations
- 2004-2005 – Evaluating the effectiveness of 2 methods of opportunistic recruitment to colorectal cancer screening with the Fecal Occult Blood Test.
- 2005 – Environmental Scan of the Capacity for Community Medicine Residency Training in Canada.
- L.A. Kiefer, A. Honish, G. Predy, and J. Talbot. The seroprevalence of hepatitis A and B in persons testing positive for hepatitis C. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2000; 162(2):207-209.
- Fostering Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Canada: Examining the Need for a Canadian Population and Public Health Evidence Centre and Research Network. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2005.