Dr. Maan Hasso

Medical Microbiologist

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ON WHY PUBLIC HEALTH ONTARIO IS IMPORTANT

“As a Laboratory Medicine Physician in a public health setting I am able to contribute to the quality of testing and able to serve as an advocate for public health preventative medicine. I provide consultation to public health units and to community hospitals ensuring better utilization of testing to provide the best possible service to the public. This was my motivation to work as a Public Health Physician to provide guidance to hospitals, to the public and community.”

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular diagnostic in microbiology
  • Emerging pathogens
  • Antimicrobial resistance testing
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Quality in laboratory medicine

Academic Degrees and Accreditations

  • Master of Science (Medical Microbiology), University of Baghdad
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Baghdad
  • Medical Microbiology Certificate and Fellow of the Royal College of physician of Canada, FRCPC

PHO Research Interests

  • COVID surveillance, diagnostics, and infection control
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis and non tuberculosis mycobacteria
  • Vaccine preventable infections
  • Proteomic use in typing of microorganisms
Updated 3 June 2022