Amanda Perri, PhD

Adjunct Professor



  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health
  • Substance Use and Addictions
  • Mental Health
  • Maternal and Infant Health
  • Indigenous Mental Health and Wellness

Research Clusters

Short Bio

Dr. Amanda Perri is an Epidemiologist with a PhD and MSc in Epidemiology from the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph, earned in 2019 and 2015, respectively. Her research has been centered on the surveillance and analysis of disease outbreaks, employing various quantitative epidemiological methods.

Currently serving as a permanent Epidemiologist for the Middlesex-London Health Unit, Dr. Perri provides support to various teams across the health unit by contributing her expertise in population health assessment and surveillance. Her specific areas of focus include maternal and infant health, mental health, infectious diseases, substance use, and social determinants of health. Dr. Perri has also held the position of Research Manager/Epidemiologist, collaborating with First Nation communities on a national scale. In this role, she worked to better understand and address the unique needs of First Nations communities, particularly in the areas of wellness, substance use and addictions.

During the Fall Semester of 2023, Dr. Perri served as an instructor for the Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health, teaching Principles of Epidemiology (MPH 9001A) and Statistical Methods in Health (MPH 9002A). Dr. Perri' commitment to advancing public health extends beyond research and surveillance, encompassing education and community engagement.