Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Infectious Disease Prevention (Tier 2) in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, in the School of Population and Global Health and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill University.
- Nicole is an infectious disease epidemiologist and vaccinologist with expertise in designing and implementing epidemiological studies that generate critical biological, clinical, and behavioral evidence. The goal of her research is to optimize disease prevention and control. She draws upon her background in epidemiology, biostatistics, ecology and evolutionary biology, public health and global health to advance our understanding of the epidemiology of multiple globally important diseases.
- The aim of Dr. Basta's research is to 1) maximize the impact of vaccines and immunization programs, 2) increase vaccine awareness, acceptance, and uptake, and 3) improve our understanding of infectious disease transmission dynamics to tailor prevention strategies. Her work is designed to directly inform public health policy.