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Faculty Member

Alyssa Parpia PhD, MPH

Email Address(es)
Office Address
Public Health Ontario 480 University Avenue, Suite 300 Toronto, ON, M5G 1V2
Epidemiology Division
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Health equity
  • Public health policy
  • Epidemiologic methods

Education and Training History:

PhD, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University
MPH, Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health,  University of Toronto
BAH, Global Development Studies and Biochemistry (minor), Queen’s University

Other Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Applied Public Health Science Specialist, Public Health Ontario

Representative Publications:

Parpia AS, Martinez I, El-Sayed AM, Wells CR, Myers L, Duncan J, Collins J, Fitzpatrick MC, Galvani AP, Pandey A. Racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality across Michigan, United States. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Mar 1;33.

Parpia AS, Skrip LA, Nsoesie EO, Ngwa MC, Abah ASA, Galvani AP, & Ndeffo-Mbah ML. Spatio-temporal dynamics of measles outbreaks in Cameroon. Annals of Epidemiology. 2020 42, 64-72.

Parpia AS, Ndeffo-Mbah ML, Wenzel NS, Galvani AP. Effects of Response to 2014-2015 Ebola Outbreak on Deaths from Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Tuberculosis, West Africa. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2016 Mar;22(3):433-41. doi: 10.3201/eid2203.150977. PMID: 26886846; PMCID: PMC4766886.