|Michael WZ Li
Michael Li is Senior Scientist in the Public Health Risk Science Division (PHRS) of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and a Research Associate at the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA).
- Michael is a theoretical/computational infectious disease modeler. He focuses on human-related diseases (HIV, influenza, and currently COVID-19) and some wildlife diseases (canine rabies), especially in forecasting epidemic outbreaks, retrospective analysis of the evolution of infectious diseases and intervention strategies/policies for disease control.
- He works at the interface between statistics, disease ecology and mathematical epidemiology; developing new methods that appropriately account for uncertainties and link statistical summaries and estimates with meaningful ecological and epidemiological parameters; and analyzing the effects of policy changes on disease control.