Past Speakers

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Dr. Jane Heffernan

Professor at York University and co-director of the Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling

October 13 , 2022 

Hailed as one of Canada’s leading applied mathematicians, and as a widely respected researcher on the spread and persistence of infectious diseases, Dr. Jane Heffernan has been a professor at York University’s Faculty of Science since 2007, where she is also a co-Director of the Centre for Disease Modelling and a Tier II Research Chair. Jane’s work has addressed public health and disease issues, her focus of late dedicated almost exclusively to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Her research has been published in several prestigious journals and her papers have been extensively cited.


Watch the recording of Dr. Jane Heffernan's Lecture