Michelle Murti

Adjunct Professor
Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Professor Murti is a Public Health and Preventive Medicine physician and is an Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health, for Ontario. Her expertise is in communicable disease control, surveillance, and emergency preparedness and response, and she has provided extensive scientific and technical advice on public health case, contact and outbreak management guidance for the Ontario COVID response, as well as policy advice on public health measures. She is a member of the Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Task Group and the High Consequence Infectious Disease Working Group of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization.

Prof. Murti is an instructor in Emergency Preparedness for the Master of Public Health program at DLSPH. Her research interests include influenza and emerging respiratory viruses and syndemics-based approaches to communicable disease surveillance. She has also completed fellowships as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and as an Emerging Leader in Biosecurity at Johns Hopkins University Centre for Health Security. She has worked in public health at Public Health Ontario and the Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia, and practiced clinically in Ontario and New Zealand.

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