Kamran Khan

MD, FRCPC, MPH

Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Biography

Dr. Kamran Khan is an infectious disease physician with training in public health and preventive medicine based at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Dalla Lana School Of Public Health at the University of Toronto. His research interests focus on the globalization of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases. He is also the founder of a social enterprise called BlueDot that develops innovative digital solutions to help governments, the private sector, and healthcare organizations build resilience to current and future global epidemic threats.

Recent Publications

  1. Gardner, L, Dong, E, Khan, K, Sarkar, S. Persistence of US measles risk due to vaccine hesitancy and outbreaks abroad. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20 (10):1114-1115. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30522-3. PubMed PMID:32738934 PubMed Central PMC7392555.
  2. Fauver, JR, Petrone, ME, Hodcroft, EB, Shioda, K, Ehrlich, HY, Watts, AG et al.. Coast-to-Coast Spread of SARS-CoV-2 during the Early Epidemic in the United States. Cell. 2020;181 (5):990-996.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.04.021. PubMed PMID:32386545 PubMed Central PMC7204677.
  3. Tuite, AR, Bhatia, D, Moineddin, R, Bogoch, II, Watts, AG, Khan, K et al.. Global trends in air travel: implications for connectivity and resilience to infectious disease threats. J Travel Med. 2020;27 (4):. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taaa070. PubMed PMID:32374834 .
  4. Tuite, AR, Ng, V, Rees, E, Fisman, D, Wilder-Smith, A, Khan, K et al.. Estimation of COVID-19 burden in Egypt - Authors' reply. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20 (8):897-898. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30326-1. PubMed PMID:32353344 PubMed Central PMC7185943.
  5. Tuite, AR, Ng, V, Rees, E, Fisman, D, Wilder-Smith, A, Khan, K et al.. Estimation of the COVID-19 burden in Egypt through exported case detection. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20 (8):894. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30233-4. PubMed PMID:32222162 PubMed Central PMC7195316.
  6. Candido, DDS, Watts, A, Abade, L, Kraemer, MUG, Pybus, OG, Croda, J et al.. Routes for COVID-19 importation in Brazil. J Travel Med. 2020;27 (3):. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taaa042. PubMed PMID:32211799 PubMed Central PMC7184379.
  7. Tuite, AR, Bogoch, II, Sherbo, R, Watts, A, Fisman, D, Khan, K et al.. Estimation of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Burden and Potential for International Dissemination of Infection From Iran. Ann Intern Med. 2020;172 (10):699-701. doi: 10.7326/M20-0696. PubMed PMID:32176272 PubMed Central PMC7081176.
  8. Bogoch, II, Watts, A, Thomas-Bachli, A, Huber, C, Kraemer, MUG, Khan, K et al.. Potential for global spread of a novel coronavirus from China. J Travel Med. 2020;27 (2):. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taaa011. PubMed PMID:31985790 PubMed Central PMC7074660.
  9. Bogoch, II, Watts, A, Thomas-Bachli, A, Huber, C, Kraemer, MUG, Khan, K et al.. Pneumonia of unknown aetiology in Wuhan, China: potential for international spread via commercial air travel. J Travel Med. 2020;27 (2):. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taaa008. PubMed PMID:31943059 PubMed Central PMC7107534.
  10. Zhang, EX, Chavatte, JM, Yi, CSX, Tow, C, Ying, WJ, Khan, K et al.. Assessment of the risk posed to Singapore by the emergence of artemisinin-resistant malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Western Pac Surveill Response J. ;10 (2):6-13. doi: 10.5365/wpsar.2018.9.2.011. PubMed PMID:31720049 PubMed Central PMC6831961.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dalla Lana School Of Public Health, University of Toronto

 

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