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Faculty Member

Avis Lynn Noseworthy MD, MHSc, FRCP(C)

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(905) 885-9100
Office Address
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit 200 Rose Glen Road Port Hope, ON L1A 3V6
Clinical Public Health Division
Adjunct Lecturer

Research Interests

  • Public Health Unit perspectives on infectious diseases
  • Vaccination policies
  • Evaluation of Public Health Programs and Services
  • Management within a public health unit setting

Education & Training History


1985-89 Resident in Community Medicine, University of Toronto

1985-87 Master of Health Science Degree (Community Health and Epidemiology), University of Toronto

1975-79 Doctor of Medicine Degree (1979), Bachelor of Medical Science (1977), Memorial University of Newfoundland

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Professional Summary & Appointments

1989 – 1991 Associate Medical Officer of Health for the City of North York Public Health Department

1991 – 2004 Medical Officer of Health for the Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

2004 – Medical Officer of Health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Honours & Awards

Current Research Projects

Representative Publications

  • Mitchell R, Huynh RN, Pak J, Thompson S, Noseworthy AL. Influenza Outbreak in an Ontario long-term care home – January 2005: CCDR 2006;32(21):257-262.
  • Sunil V, Cheuk E, Holt AM, McCarey L, Dingman D, Noseworthy AL. Attitudes and beliefs of acute care workers towards influenza vaccination: Poster Presentation 8th Annual Canadian Immunization Conference. Can. J. Infect Diseases& Microbilogy 2008;19(5):367-368.