Alice Zwerling

University of Ottawa

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Dr Zwerling is an infectious disease epidemiologist with a special interest in tuberculosis (TB) and a focus on health economics. Her main areas of expertise and interest currently involve cost-effectiveness analyses to guide thoughtful implementation of community wide screening approaches and active case finding, new tools and treatment regimens for TB. She received her PhD in Epidemiology from McGill University, and subsequently specialized in health economic evaluation during a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, Dr Zwerling worked with the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation in The Hague to provide technical support to national TB programs through the USAID funded Challenge TB program.

Alongside global health projects, Dr Zwerling also collaborates with the government of Nunavut and other Inuit groups to address key questions around cost-effectiveness of novel approaches and screening to address TB elimination across the Canadian arctic region and Canadian Inuit populations.

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