Annalee Yassi, University of British Columbia

Population and Public Health Professor Vancouver, British Columbia annaleey@aol.com Office: (604) 822-3010
(604) 822-6962

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Bio/Research

Dr. Annalee Yassi, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, is a senior Canada Research Chair in Global Health and Capacity Building, and specialist in both Community Medicine and Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Yassi conducts local and international research projects towards empow...


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Bio/Research

Dr. Annalee Yassi, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, is a senior Canada Research Chair in Global Health and Capacity Building, and specialist in both Community Medicine and Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Yassi conducts local and international research projects towards empowering workforces and communities regarding determinants of their health. Dr. Yassi was editor of the chapter on Healthcare in the International Labour Office's Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety, is the World Health Organization liaison with the Scientific Committee of the International Commission on Occupational Health for Healthcare, and publishes extensively. She works closely with colleagues in infection control in promoting healthy healthcare – with current projects in Canada, Latin America and South Africa. Collaborative efforts to reduce the spread of HIV, TB and other infectious disease in the healthcare workforce figure prominently in her research.

Dr. Yassi is also co-lead in innovative international, intercultural, interdisciplinary community-university partnership projects across Ecuador.



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