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Babak Pourbohloul

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine;

UBC Centre for Disease Control, Faculty of Medicine

Name: Babak Pourbohloul
Title: Associate Professor Senior Scholar, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, Director, Division of Mathematical Modeling, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Head, and Complexity Science for Health Systems Group (CS4HS)
Degrees: B.Sc. (1988) National University of Iran MSc. (1993) Sharif University of Technology, Iran PhD (1999) Laval University, Canada
Office: BCCDC, 655 West 12th Avenue
Phone: (604) 707-2475
Fax: (604) 660-3166
Email: babak.p@ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Disease Transmission Dynamics
  • Application of Network Theory in the Analysis of the Spread of Disease in Social Networks
  • Nonlinear Time Series Analysis
  • Application of Mathematical Modeling in Public Health Policy Evaluation
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos Theory
  • Mathematical Epidemiology
  • Spatio-temporal Analysis of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Current Research

  • The spread and evolution of SARS coronaviruses through contact networks: Prediction, recognition and Control
  • Mathematical modeling of hepatitis C virus infection public policy development


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