Kumanan Wilson

Kumanan Wilson

Professor of Medicine


University of Ottawa

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Dr. Kumanan Wilson (MD, MSc, FRCPC) is the Chief Executive Officer/Chief Scientific Officer of the Bruyère Research Institute, Vice-President Research & Academic, Bruyère Continuing Care, a specialist in general internal medicine and senior scientist at The Ottawa Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.  He holds the Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chair in Digital Health Innovation.  He is also the Chief Scientist of CANImmunize Inc., a digital immunization solutions company. 

Dr. Wilson has published extensively in the areas of digital health, immunization, pandemic preparedness, blood safety and health policy.   His work for the Institute has included examination of the role of federalism on public health policy domestically and internationally.  This has included overseeing a working paper series on public health federalism  and coordinating a conference with the WHO on public health emergency response in federal states.