York University

Mathematics for Public Health (MfPH)

This lab will develop new, tailored modelling frameworks and standardized procedures to inform public health and vaccine production decisions and to strengthen our capacity for rapid response to emerging public health issues and vaccine industrial production needs.

 

Our lab creates an interdisciplinary interface in four targeted areas:

  • acute respiratory infections

  • vector-borne diseases

  • food-borne pathogens and

  • antimicrobial drug resistance.

 

We provide training for students, post-docs, and health professionals in statistical analysis, optimization, coding, and algorithms that are relevant to predicting and preventing disease spread and providing advice to public health agencies and industry collaborators.

Lab Leader

Jianhong Wu

Canada Research Chair

NSERC Industrial Research Chair

Professor

Faculty of Science Department of Mathematics and Statistics

York University

Industry Partner

Sanofi Pasteur logo

Lab Team

Dongmei Chen

Queen's University

David Fisman

University of Toronto

Amy Greer

University of Guelph

Andrew Morris

Mount-Sinai

Dion Neame

Sanofi-Pasteur

Francesca Scarabel
University of Toronto​

Postdocs and Graduate Trainees

Mahnaz Alavinejad

PhD Candidate, York University

Roberto Bragazzi
Postdoctoral Fellow, York University

Christopher Chow
PhD Candidate, York University

Zachary McCarthy
PhD Candidate, York University

Francesca Scarabel

Postdoctoral Fellow, York University

 

Biao Tang
Postdoctoral Fellow, York University

Marco Tosato
PhD Candidate, York University

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