Kate Zinszer Bio

Kate Zinszer

BSc, MSc, PhD


Dr. Kate Zinszer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive & Social Medicine in the School of Public Health at the Université de Montréal and a researcher with the Institute de Recherche en Santé Publique. She has a MSc of Epidemiology from Dalhousie University and a PhD of Epidmeiology from McGill University. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School. She has worked as an Epidemiologist consultant for a number of organizations including the Public Health Agency of Canada.


Dr. Zinszer studies the determinants of infectious disease emergence and risk using tools from epidemiology, public health, and informatics. She also evaluates public health interventions used for infectious diseases prevention and control.  She has extensive experience with vectorborne diseases, surveillance systems, and impact evaluation of interventions.


Dr. Zinszer is a Co-Applicant on the grant. She will contribute to research activities in risk reduction and prevention (Pillar 2).