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Annalee Yassi

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine

Name: Annalee Yassi
Title: Professor, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair
Degrees: B.Sc. (1974) McGill University, MD (1977) McMaster University, DOHS (1982) McMaster University, MSc (1985) University of Toronto, FRCPC (1987) Royal College Phys & Surg, Ottawa FRCPC (1988) Royal College Phys & Surg, Ottawa
Office: 4th Floor, 2206 East Mall
Phone: (604) 822-6962
Fax: (604) 822-4994
Email: annalee.yassi@ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Occupational and environmental health research
  • Workplace and community intervention studies
  • Global health

Current Research

  • Tool, Weapon or White Elephant?: Assessing the use and perceived usefulness of a State-of the-art Information System adapted for an Occupational Health Program in South Africa
  • Systematic review of Joint Health and Safety Committees: the compliance and effectiveness of JHSC
  • Building capacity of Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees: Creating an innovative web-based tool
  • Certificate Programme in implementation and evaluation of workplace-based programmes for HIV and Tuberculosis prevention and care
  • Establishing an Occupational Health and Infection Control Program in a large ambulatory care program
  • On-line learning in infection control – protecting healthcare workers (Spanish)
  • Joint prevention of workplace violence: Creating an innovative web-based tool
  • Canadian Community of Practice in Ecosystem approaches to human health with a training and awards program for ecohealth research in international and development settings


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