Dr. Anna Majury received her DVM from the University of Guelph and an MSc in Veterinary Infectious Diseases, also from Guelph. Following this she practiced medicine for 2 years prior to moving to Queen's Univeristy as a CIHR Fellow where she completed her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. She then trained for three years as a Clinical Microbiologist at the UHN and U of T, in Toronto, until accepting a position in Kingston working as a Public Health Microbiologist overseeing the Eastern Ontario Public Health Laboratories. She was Chair of the Ontario laboratory working group for pandemic planning since its inception and sits as an expert member on the national Pandemic Influenza Laboratory Preparedness Network under CPHLN. She currently sits as a member of the Water Food Enterics Surveillance Group, also under CPHLN. Dr. Majury trained as a Federal Field Epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is currently an assistant professor within the Department of Biology and Molecular Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, at Queen's University and a proud member of Veterinarians Without Borders. Her interests and expertise are within the areas of respiratory viral infections, pandemic influenza, water and environmental microbiology, epidemiology, zoonotic diseases and public health.