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Dr. Doug Manuel

How the Pandemic Has Changed Science

Dr. Doug Manuel, MD, FRCPC, MSc, is a researcher in public health, health care systems and primary care. He collaborates to develop advanced predictive algorithms and microsimulation models to assess population health and the health impact of health strategies. Dr. Manuel is a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa and holds a Tier 1 Clinical Research Chair in Precision Medicine for Chronic Disease Prevention.

Dr. Manuel has written on how societies with the best population health have achieved success. He has published over 250 studies, including papers in leading medical journals. For over 25 years, Dr. Manuel has been a primary care doctor in rural, remote, and underserved Canadian communities.

Dr. Manuel has supported pandemic efforts as a member of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, the director of wastewater surveillance at CoVaRR-Net, Canada’s variants-of- concern research network,


Dr. Doug Manuel
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