Principal Investigator: Dr. Jim Kellner
Head of Pediatrics at University of Alberta
Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Community Health Sciences
Dr. Jim Kellner, the Professor and Head of Pediatrics at the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone, is leading a clinical and academic Department of over 250 community and hospital based specialists. He is a practicing pediatrician in the field of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and his research interests are in the field of vaccine-preventable infections. He has contributed to provincial, national and international vaccine policy and advocacy initiatives.
Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Otto Vanderkooi, MD, FRCPC, DTMH
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Tropical Medicine
Assistant Professor, University of Calgary, Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases & Pathology and Laboratory Medicine