David Buckeridge is a Professor in the School of Population and Global Health at McGill University in Montreal where he directs the Surveillance Lab, an interdisciplinary group that develops, implements, and evaluates novel computational methods for population health surveillance. He also directs the Anonymized Data Warehouse at the McGill University Health Center, provides informatics advice to the Quebec Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Services, and leads data management and analytics for the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force.
His research and practice focus on the informatics of health surveillance and disease control and he holds a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Health Informatics and Data Science. Dr Buckeridge sits on the Expert Panel advising the Canadian government about health systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is also a technical advisor to the World Health Organization Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources (EIOS) program on the application of artificial intelligence to global infectious disease surveillance. Dr Buckeridge holds an M.D. from Queen’s University, a M.Sc. in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University.