Amanda Shane

Epidemiologist
Public Health Agency of Canada

Professional activities / interests

  • Communicable disease epidemiology
  • Social network analysis
  • Spatial analysis
  • Applied epidemiology
  • Mass gathering surveillance

    Education and awards

    B.Sc. (Hons.) Biology, Queen's University

    M.Sc. Epidemiology, University of Ottawa

    Key publications

    Papers

    Demczuk, W.H.B., Martin, I., Griffith, A., Lefebvre, B., McGeer, A., Shane, A., Zhanel, G.C., Tyrrell, G. J., Gilmour, M.W., the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN) and the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (CPHLN) (2012). Serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada during the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 2010. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 58: 1008-1017. 

    Desai, S., Shane, A. and R. Lewis (2012). 5 Things to Know About Measles. Canadian Medical Association Journal. DOI:10.1503/cmaj.111574. 

    Poirier, L., Shane, A., Zheng, J. and L. Seroude (2008). Characterization of the Drosophila Gene-Switch System in aging studies: a cautionary tale. Aging Cell. 7: 758-770.

     

    Oral presentations

    Shane, A., Helfery, M., Demczuk, W., Martin., Dhaliwal, J., Savoie, S., Jalbert, L-A., and A. Doroshenko (2012). Development and Implementation of an enhanced invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance system pilot in New Brunswick. Canadian Immunization Conference, December 3-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC. [e-poster 5 minute oral] 

    Griffith, A., Demczuk, W., Martin, I., Shane, A., Tyrrell, G., Gilmour, M. and the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (2012). Distribution of Invasive Pneumococcal Serotypes in Canada: 2010-2011. Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID) 2012 in Vancouver, BC. [oral presentation by Matthew Gilmour for Averil Griffith]. 

    Shane, A., Wylie, J. and A.M. Jolly (2011). The feasibility of defining intervention location using social network geographic data of injection drug users. Issues of Substance Conference 2011.

     

    Poster presentations

    Shane, A., Hiebert, J., Mansfield, K. and A. Severini (2012). The epidemiology of measles in Canada, 2010-2011. Canadian Immunization Conference, December 3-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC.

    Shane, A., Hiebert, J., Mansfield, K. and A. Severini (2012). The epidemiology of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Canada, 2009-2011. Canadian Immunization Conference, December 3-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC. 

    Helferty, M., Shane, A. and J. Laroche (2012). Revisiting the Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Incidence and Immunization Coverage Recommendations from the 2005 National Consensus Conference for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Canada. Canadian Immunization Conference, December 3-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC. 

    Desai, S., Shane, A., Laroche, J., Hiebert, J., Mersereau, T. and A. Severini (2012). Sustaining measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome elimination in Canada. Canadian Immunization Conference, December 3-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC. 

    Desai, S., Shane, A., Laroche, J., Hiebert, J., Mersereau, T. and A. Severini (2012). The process for the documentation and verification of measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome elimination in Canada. Canadian Immunization Conference, December 3-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC.

    Affiliations

    Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    International Network for Social Network Analysis