Forefront Lecture

Forefront Lecture 

Modelling the tuberculosis and HIV co-epidemic

in South Africa
Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch

Assistant Professor, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University

Where: Large Lecture Theatre, Providence Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital

When: Wednesday June 15, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00PM

This talk is open to the public
The Forefront Lectures are accredited for 1.0 Mainpro-M1 credit (College of Family Physicians of Canada)

Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from McGill University and his PhD in Applied Mathematics from MIT with a thesis entitled “Extracting Information from Biological Networks”. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he worked in a collaborative group on mathematical models of tuberculosis and HIV. In the fall of 2015 he became an assistant professor at the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University; his main research interests continue to lie in the area of modelling and analysis of infectious diseases.

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