Dr. Monika Naus

Medical Director, Communicable Diseases & Immunization Service Medical Head, Immunization Programs & Vaccine Preventable Diseases

BC Centre for Disease Control

Monika Naus is the Medical Director of the Communicable Diseases & Immunization Service at BCCDC. She is also a professor in the UBC School of Population & Public Health.

Dr. Naus obtained her medical training at the University of Alberta and her training in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Toronto. She then served as a federal field epidemiologist with the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control prior to starting her career in public health, with a focus on communicable disease prevention and control. Before joining BCCDC in July 2001, she was the provincial epidemiologist in Ontario from 1997 to 2001, and a senior medical consultant in vaccine preventable diseases and TB control for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care from 1990 to 1997.