Tiffany Fitzpatrick

Postdoctoral Fellow




Tiffany Fitzpatrick, PhD MPH, is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, and recently completed her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Her current research focuses on the epidemiology of childhood respiratory viruses, particularly respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), with an emphasis on health equity and public health policy.

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Research/Topics of Interest

Apply models to public health
Compartmental models
Health systems
Public health application of models
Public health policy/interventions
Science communication
Social determinants of health
Statistical models
Time-series models
social determinants of health
respiratory syncytial virus
public health

Pathogens/Diseases of Main Interest/Expertise

Respiratory diseases
Season influenza
Vaccine-preventable diseases

Countries of Work/Collaboration

United States
United Kingdom



Mazur NI, Terstappen J, Baral R, Bardají A, Beutels P, Buchholz UJ, Cohen C, Crowe JE Jr., Cutland CL, Eckert L, Feikin D, Fitzpatrick T, Fong Y, Graham BS, Heikkinen T, Higgins D, Hirve S, Klugman KP, Kragten-Tabatabaie L, Lemey P, Libster R, Löwensteyn Y, Mejias A, Munoz FM, Munywoki PK, Mwananyanda L, Nair H, Nunes MC, Ramilo O, Richmond P, Ruckwardt TJ, Sande C, Srikantiah P, Thacker N, Waldstein KA, Weinberger D, Wildenbeest J, Wiseman D, Zar HJ, Zambon M, Bont L. (2022). Respiratory syncytial virus prevention within reach: the vaccine and monoclonal antibody landscape. The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Fitzpatrick T, Wilton A, Cohen E, Rosella L, Guttmann A. (2022). School Reopening And COVID-19 In The Community: Evidence From A Natural Experiment In Ontario, Canada. Health affairs (Project Hope), 41(6)

Allin S, Fitzpatrick T, Marchildon G, Quesnel-Vallée A. (2021). The Federal Government and Canada's COVID-19 Responses: From "We're ready, we're prepared" to "Fires are burning". Health economics, policy, and law

Fitzpatrick T, Wilton AS, Chung H, Guttmann A. (2021). SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Maternal-Infant Dyads in Ontario, Canada. JAMA network open, 4(8)

Fitzpatrick T, McNally D, Stukel T, Lu H, Fisman D, Kwong J, Guttmann A. (2021). Family and Child Risk Factors for Early-Life RSV Illness. Pediatrics, 147(4)

Verfuerden M, Hardelid P, Holder L, Rosella L, Gilbert R, Guttmann A. (2020). Deprivation and mortality related to pediatric respiratory tract infection: a cohort study in 3 high-income jurisdictions. CMAJ Open, 8(2)

Fitzpatrick T, Malcolm W, McMenamin J, Reynolds A, Guttmann A, Hardelid P. (2020). Community-Based Antibiotic Prescribing Attributable to Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Other Common Respiratory Viruses in Young Children: A Population-Based Time-series Study of Scottish Children. Clinical Infectious Diseases

Coleman B, Fadel S, Fitzpatrick T, Thomas SM. (2017). Risk factors for serious outcomes associated with influenza illness in high- versus low- and middle- income countries: Systematic literature review and meta-analysis.12(1)

Roth DE, Gaffey M, Smith-Romero E, Fitzpatrick T, Morris SK. (2015). Acute respiratory infection case definitions for young children: a systematic review of community-based epidemiologic studies in South Asia. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 20(12)

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