Liane Macdonald BA(Hons) MSc(Public Health) MD FRCPC
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- Public Health Ontario 480 University Avenue, Suite 300 Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2
- Clinical Public Health Division
- Assistant Professor
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- Associate Member
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My research interests include applied and collaborative public health research related to:
- Epidemiology and social determinants of communicable and infectious diseases;
- Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of the public, health care providers and public health professionals related to communicable disease prevention and control;
- Qualitative research methodologies.
Education & Training History
2012: Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
- Specialty: Public Health and Preventive Medicine
2006-2012: Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency Program
- University of Toronto, Years II-V; McMaster University, Year I
- Resident Affiliate, Canadian Field Epidemiology Program, 2010-2011
2007-2008: MSc in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), University of London, UK
2003-2006: Doctor of Medicine (MD), Undergraduate MD Program, McMaster University
1999-2003: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Gender, Culture and International Relations, Western University
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
CHL5418H: Scientific overviews for epidemiology (Co-course director, Winter 2014)
Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency Program
Professional Summary & Appointments
Public Health Physician
Communicable and Infectious Diseases
Public Health Ontario
Honours & Awards
2008 Distinction, MSc in Public Health, LSHTM
2007-2008 Commonwealth Scholarship, British Council
2007-2008 London Goodenough Association in Canada (LGAC) Scholarship
1999-2003 National President’s Scholarship and Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Arts, UWO
2001-2002 Canadian Robert T. Jones Jr. Scholarship, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Wilson SE, Harris T, Sethi P, Fediurek J, Macdonald L, Deeks SL.Vaccine. 2013 Jan 21;31(5):757-62. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.11.090. Epub 2012 Dec 13. Coverage from Ontario, Canada's school-based HPV vaccine program: the first three years.
Macdonald LM, Deeks S, Doyle C. A Public Health Perspective on HPV Vaccination: Response to ‘The HPV Campaign: A Project of Moral Regulation in an Era of Biopolitics’. Canadian Journal of Sociology. 2010 Dec; 35(4): 627-32.
Macdonald LM, MacPherson DW, Gushulak BD. Online communication as a potential travel medicine research tool: analysis of messages posted on the TravelMed listserv. J Travel Med. 2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):7-12.
MacPherson DW, Gushulak BD, Macdonald LM. Health and foreign policy: influences of migration and population mobility. Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Mar; 85(3):200-6.
Macdonald L and Yaffe B. 2009-2010 pH1N1 influenza pandemic summary report. Board of Health, City of Toronto. May 17 2010. Available at: http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-30493.pdf.
Macdonald L and Yaffe B. Influenza Immunization Rates of Healthcare Workers in Toronto Healthcare Facilities. Board of Health, City of Toronto. May 17 2010. Available at: http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-30484.pdf.