Marc Brisson

Professor Epidemiology, Laval University (Québec, QC)

Dr. Marc Brisson is full professor at Laval University where he leads the Research Group in Mathematical Modeling and Health Economics of Infectious Diseases. His research aims at developing mathematical models that predict the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions against infectious diseases to help policy decision-making. His current research mainly focuses on human papillomavirus and varicella-zoster-virus vaccines. Dr. Brisson has produced over 70 peer reviewed journal articles, and made over 100 presentations at conferences, external seminars and workshops (over 35 as invited speaker). He has consulted for the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Canadian Immunization Committee (CIC). He has a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science (1992 to1996), a certificate in Statistics (1996) and an M.Sc. in Epidemiology (1996 to 2001) from Laval University in Québec City, and a PhD in Health Economics (1999 to 2004) from City University in London, England.

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