DVM, MSc, PhD, FCCM
Dr. Anna Majury is a Clinical Microbiologist for Public Health Ontario overseeing the eastern Ontario region. She is also an Assistant Professor in the department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s University. Dr. Majury received her DVM and MSc in Veterinary Immunology and Infectious Diseases from the University of Guelph. Following this, she obtained her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from Queen’s University and completed a Clinical Microbiology Fellowship at the University of Toronto. She was Chair of the Ontario laboratory working group for pandemic planning since its inception and sits as an expert member on the national Pandemic Influenza Laboratory Preparedness Network under the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (CPHLN). Dr. Majury also trained as a Federal Field Epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is a member of Veterinarians Without Borders and Public Health Veterinary Outreach. Her research interests are focused in the area One Health, in the context of microbiology, epidemiology, infectious diseases, zoonotic diseases, and public health, with a special focus on animal, human and environmental (food and water) microbial interactions.
Dr. Anna Majury is a Co-Applicant on the grant. She has many years of experience working with public health professions and conducting Lyme disease outreach programs. She has played a pivotal role in the development of this national collaboration over the last two years. Furthermore, she lives and works in a Lyme disease endemic region of Ontario. She is part of the community engagement team (Pillar 4) that will conduct community based research with the aim of better understanding current knowledge, attitudes and behaviors across different populations with respect to Lyme disease as understanding the various stakeholders leads to the development of better tools for education and outreach.