Seminar Series: Brenda Coleman

Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Online Via Zoom
Meeting ID: 959 1396 2951
Passcode: 255359


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Brenda Coleman, PhD

Clinical Scientist, Sinai Health System, Toronto
Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University

Short Bio:
Dr. Coleman completed her PhD in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto in 2008. Previous to that she earned her BSc in nursing, BA in psychology, and MSc in epidemiology and biostatistics from Western University.

Dr. Coleman worked as an epidemiologist in public health for 10 years before graduating with her PhD. Since then she has been an independent researcher and manager of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research Unit at Mount Sinai Hospital working with Dr. Allison McGeer and collaborating with infectious disease physicians across Canada. She has also been an Assistant Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health since 2010 where she co-instructs the advanced epidemiologic methods course. Her areas of interest and research include vaccines, influenza, and antimicrobial resistance in antivirals and antibiotics.