Mackenzie is a Data Science Specialist – Epidemiologist at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital. She holds a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Immunology from McGill University. Prior to joining the MAP team, Mackenzie interned at ICES evaluating predictors of mortality among individuals hospitalized with influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and SARS-CoV-2. She has more than 2 years of experience studying respiratory infectious diseases.
Mackenzie is currently working on multiple projects related to COVID-19, including a modelling project that assesses the impact of increased vaccine allocation to hotspot communities across Ontario, and others that focus on identifying risk factors associated with COVID-19 burden among marginalized populations.
In her spare time, Mackenzie is an avid snowboarder, cyclist and all round lover of the outdoors. Mackenzie is a first author or co-author on the following team papers:
- Hamilton MA, Calzavara A, Emerson SD, Djebli M, Sundaram ME, Chan AK, Kustra R, Baral SD, Mishra S, Kwong JC. (2020). Validating International Classification of Disease 10th Revision algorithms for identifying influenza and respiratory syncytial virus hospitalizations. PLOS. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244746.
- Sundaram ME, Calzavara A, Mishra S, Kustra R, Chan AK, Hamilton MA, Djebli M, Rosella LC, Watson T, Chen H, Chen B, Baral SD, Kwong JC. (2021). Individual and social determinants of SARS-CoV-2 testing and positivity in Ontario, Canada: a population-wide study. CMAJ. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.202608.