Linwei Wang – Senior Data Scientist (Epidemiologist)

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Linwei is a Data Science Specialist – Epidemiologist at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St Michael’s Hospital. She holds a bachelor degree in Applied Biological Science and a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology. Prior to joining MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions in August 2018, she worked for 3 years as a biostatistician in the Health Economic Research at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. She has five years of experience leading advanced analyses in areas related to health services delivery and treatment outcomes of HIV, and three years of experience providing data parameterization for deterministic dynamic HIV transmission models.

As an Epidemiologist, she has led a project using data from the Engage Study to examine sexual mixing patterns among men who have sex with men in Canada. She also oversees two projects of the Transitions Study to provide guidance on the study conceptualization, analysis and manuscript development. She provides analytic and evidence synthesis support for the development of HIV/STI transmission models. She is currently leading a mathematical modeling project to compare the population-level impact of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on HIV incidence reduction with and without the incorporation of serosorting.

Linwei has participated as a first author or co-author on these team papers: