Postgraduate Research Scientist
Jillian Gauld has a Master of Science in Population and Public Health from the University of British Columbia, along with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biology from Queen’s University. She received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her master’s thesis, which focused on the development of contact networks in the hospital setting, and modeling the transmission of respiratory pathogens between healthcare workers. Prior to joining IDM, Jillian was an environmental health scientist at the BC Centre for Disease Control in Vancouver, Canada. As a member of the IDM research team, Jillian is working on transmission network development and epidemiology, to inform vaccination policies and control strategies for enteric and respiratory diseases.