Ep. 58: mod4PH Research Highlights Ep. 7- Within-host modelling: what does it mean to model immunity?
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
2M ago
NCCID's new mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant mathematical modelling concepts and research for public health.  In this episode, we spoke with Dr Jane Heffernan from York University about using mathematical modelling methods for understanding and controlling infectious diseases in individuals (or immunology) and in populations (or epidemiology), and discuss the differences between within-host and population-level modelling ..read more
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Ep. 57: mod4PH Research Highlights - Is scientific evidence enough? Using expert opinion to fill gaps in data in antimicrobial resistance research
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
4M ago
NCCID's new mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant mathematical modelling concepts and research for public health. In this episode, we will be speaking to Dr Melanie Cousins from the Public Health Agency of Canada about some of her PhD work, which was recently published in an article titled "Is scientific evidence enough? Using expert opinion to fill gaps in data in antimicrobial resistance research".     ..read more
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Ep. 56: mod4PH Research Highlights - NACI Guidelines for Economic Evaluation of Vaccination programs in Canada
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
6M ago
NCCID's new Mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant mathematical modelling concepts and research for public health. Today, we will be speaking to Man Wah Yeung and Dr Beate Sander about the recently published Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Vaccination Programs in Canada, produced by the National Advisory Committee on Immunizations, or NACI. Man Wah is a Senior Health Economist at the Public Health Agency of Canada and Beate is a Canadian Research Chair in Economics of Infectious Diseases, Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute ..read more
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Ep. 55: mod4PH Research Highlights - the past, present, and future of math modelling for public health
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
7M ago
NCCID's new Mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant math modelling concepts and research for public health.  In this episode, we will be speaking to Dr Michael Li, who is a Senior Scientist at the National Microbiology Lab, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Michael currently applies his modelling skill set at PHAC in the development and analysis of disease transmission models of COVID-19, mpox transmission, and other infectious diseases in Canada.  Today, Michael spoke with us about a fairly gigantic topic - the past, present, and future of infectious disea ..read more
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Ep. 54: Mod4PH Research Highlights - successes and challenges in antibacterial modelling for public health
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
8M ago
NCCID's new Mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant mathematical modelling research for public health. In this episode, we will be speaking to Dr. Gwen Knight. She is an Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and co-Director of the LSHTM Antimicrobial Resistance Centre. Gwen’s research is focused on mathematical modelling of the interactions between demographic factors and antimicrobial resistance (or AMR), One Health approaches to AMR at the farm level, and the interactions between bacteria and bacteriophage. Gwen spoke with ..read more
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Ep. 53: Mod4PH Research Highlights - being a math modelling researcher during the COVID-19 pandemic
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
9M ago
NCCID's new Mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant mathematical modelling research for public health. In this episode, we will be speaking to Dr Rachael Milwid. After completing her postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University, Rachael joined the Public Health Agency of Canada in August 2021. Since then, she has used her mathematical modelling skill set in the development and analysis of disease transmission models of COVID-19 importation into Canada, mpox transmission, and other exciting projects. Today, Rachael spoke with us about her experiences and considerations as ..read more
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Ep. 52: Mod4PH Research Highlights - maximizing the impact of limited vaccine supply under different early mpox epidemic conditions
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
11M ago
NCCID's new Mod4PH Research Highlights podcast showcases new and relevant mathematical modelling research for public health. We first speak with with Jesse Knight, a final year Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto. Working with Dr. Sharmistha Mishra at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions of St. Michael's Hospital, Jesse's research uses simulation models to help support response to infectious disease epidemics with a focus on HIV. Jesse speaks to NCCID's Wendy Xie about his recent work on maximizing the impact of limited vaccine supply under dif ..read more
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Ep. 51: Blastomycosis in Northwest Ontario
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
1y ago
NCCID's Susie Taylor speaks with Dr. Lloyd Douglas, a Sioux Lookout First Nation Health Authority physician. Dr. Douglas discusses the recent outbreaks of blastomycosis in Northwest Ontario and outlines how health practitioners and the general public can respond ..read more
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Ep. 50: COVID-19 and Inuit Communities
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
2y ago
On the 31st episode of our series, we speak with Richard Budgell, newly appointed Professor of Practice of Inuit and Northern Health Promotion in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. Richard discusses with us the social-historical context of COVID-19 and how histories can reveal significant gaps in pandemic responses to inform future policies and practices for Inuit communities and northern populations ..read more
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Ep. 49: COVID-19 and Sex Work - Part 2
Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast
by CentreInfection
2y ago
On the 30th episode of our series, we continue our conversation with Elene Lam, Executive Director of Butterfly - Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network. This time around, Elene is joined by Alice Cavanagh of Health Providers Against Poverty (HPAP). Through advocacy, education, and patient care, HPAP is working to eliminate poverty and reduce health inequities in Canada. The network has provincial chapters in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Laborador ..read more
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