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Faculty Member

Robert Stirling Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Community Medicine) (2000); Masters of Health Sciences (Community Health and Epidemiology), Doctor of Medicine,

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(416) 952-2209
Office Address
Public Health Agency of Canada Ontario/Nunavut Regional Office 180 Queen Street West, 11th floor, Rm. 133 Toronto, ON M5V 3L7
Clinical Public Health Division
Adjunct Professor
Currently Accepting Doctoral Students?

Research Interests

Public Health
Communicable disease prevention and control

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Participate in residency activities in the Division of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Representative Publications

Stuart T.L., Taylor M., Sandhu J., Forsting S., Ellis A., Stirling R., and Galanis E. 2011. “Use of a Web Forum and an Online Questionnaire in the Detection and Investigation of an Outbreak.” Online Journal of Public Health Informatics 3 (1): 1–7.

Stuart T.L., Sandhu J., Stirling R., Corder J., Ellis A., Misa P., Goh S., Wong B., Martiquet P., Hoang L., and Galanis E. 2010. “Campylobacteriosis outbreak associated with ingestion of mud during a mountain bike race.” Epidemiology and Infection 138: 1695–1703. doi:10.1017/S095026881000049X.

Dawar M., Stuart T., Sweet L., Neatby A., Abbott L., Andonov A., Wong T., Gervais R., and Stirling R. 2010. “Canadian hepatitis C look-back investigation to detect transmission from an infected general surgeon.” Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology 21 (1) Spring 2010: e6–e11.

Stirling R. and Enarson, D. A. 2007. “The Role of Public Health in Tuberculosis Control.” In Canadian Tuberculosis Standards, 6th edition, edited by Richard Long and Edward Ellis, 237–250. Ottawa: Public Health Agency of Canada/Canadian Lung Association/Canadian Thoracic Society.

Stirling R., Aramini J., Ellis A., Lim G., Meyers R., Fleury M., Werker D. 2001. “Waterborne Cryptosporidiosis Outbreak, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, spring 2001.” Canada Communicable Disease Report 27 (22) (November): 185–192.