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Faculty Member

Sarah Wilson MD MSc CCFP FRCPC

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

Research Interests

  • Immunization coverage
  • Immunization program evaluation
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Outbreak investigations

Education & Training History

Canadian Field Epidemiology Program (2010-2011)

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC), Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 2010

Certificant of the Canadian College of Family Medicine (CCFP), 2009

Doctor of Medicine, University of Toronto, 2005

MSc in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2000

Other Affiliations

Clinical associate, Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Public Health and Preventive Medicine resident teaching

Determinants of Community Health, Transition to clerkship, tutor

Determinants of Community Health, Year 2, Research facilitator and tutor

Introduction to Public Health Sciences (CHL 5004)

Professional Summary & Appointments

Medical epidemiologist, Immunization and Vaccine-preventable Diseases, Public Health Ontario

Current Research Projects

Immunization coverage assessment

Rotavirus immunization program impact on acute gastroenteritis in Ontario

HPV vaccine program evaluation

Representative Publications

Wilson SE, Harris T, Sethi P, Fediurek J, Macdonald L, Deeks SL. Coverage from Ontario, Canada’s school-based HPV vaccine program: the first three years. Vaccine 2012 Dec 12 doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.11.090. [Epub ahead of print]

Dang V, Jamieson F, Wilson S, Rawte P, Crowcroft N, Johnson K, Deeks S. Epidemiology of Serogroup B Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Ontario, 2000-2010. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:202 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-202

Wilson SE, Deeks SL, Hatchette TF, Crowcroft NS. The role of sero-epidemiology in comprehensive vaccine preventable disease surveillance. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2012; 184:E70-E76.

Wilson SE, Karas E, Crowcroft NS, Bontovics E, Deeks SL. Ontario’s school-based HPV immunization program: school board assent and parental consent. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2012;103:34-39.

Wilson SE, Rosella LC, Lipscombe LL, Manuel DG. The effectiveness and efficiency of diabetes screening in Ontario, Canada: A population-based cohort study. BMC Public Health 2010;10:506-517.

Wilson SE, Lipscombe LL, Rosella LC, Manuel DG. Trends in laboratory testing for diabetes in Ontario, Canada 1995-2005: A population-based study. BMC Health Services Research 2009 27;9:41-47.

Manuel DG, Wilson S, Maaten S. The 2006 Canadian dyslipidemia guidelines will prevent more deaths while treating fewer people—but should they be further modified? Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2008;24:617-620.