Dalhousie University; Canadian Centre for Vaccinology
Melissa K. Andrew is a staff geriatrician and Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She completed training in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Dalhousie, a Master’s in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an interdisciplinary PhD at Dalhousie on the subject of frailty and social vulnerability among older adults. As part of the Canadian Immunization Research Network Serious Outcomes Surveillance Network, she conducts influenza, pneumonia and COVID-19 surveillance. Her research interests include how frailty impacts older adults’ responses to vaccines and infectious illnesses such as influenza and shingles.
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