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Assistant Professor | MSc, PhD
Amy Greer is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Population Disease Modeling and Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. She is also the co-director of the Decision Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DeCIDE) at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Greer’s research program explores the introduction, spread, dynamics, and control of infectious diseases in populations. She integrates empirical data with mathematical models to test the mechanisms leading to the epidemic spread of pathogens and identify optimal intervention and control strategies. Her research aims to examine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of both public health and veterinary health interventions in order to make informed, evidence-based decisions regarding policy.
Current Graduate Students
POPM*6950-01 - Infectious Disease Modeling (Next offered in Winter 2018). If you are interested in learning R, please check out DataCamp for great data science resources for the academic classroom.
Professional Experience & Honours
Dr. Greer has previously held scientific positions in the Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control at the Public Health Agency of Canada and at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She completed her postdoctoral training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.