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Bird Flu

April 16, 2013

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on the bird flu.

Viral infectious diseases/pandemics
Eleanor Fish
Professor
Department of Immunology
Office: 416-340-4000 x5380
Cell: 416-565-0702
en.fish@utoronto.ca

Infectious diseases epidemiology
Health services research using linkable data
Influenza vaccine and vaccination program evaluation (coverage, effectiveness, safety, program strategies [e.g., universal, school-based])
Jeff Kwong
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Public Health Ontario
Office: 416-480-4055 x7665
Cell: 416-722-5437
jeff.kwong@utoronto.ca

Infection prevention and control
Allison McGeer
Professor
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Office: (416) 586-3118
amcgeer@mtsinai.on.ca

Emergency medicine administration
Policy and communications
Howard Ovens
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Director of the Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Centre, MSH
Office: 416-586-8226
howard.ovens@utoronto.ca
*NOTE: Best to email

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