Applied Immunization research to inform best practice & policy

The Applied Immunization (Aimm) research team works to address real-world questions and challenges in immunization practices, policy, and public decision-making.

Dr. Shannon MacDonald

As lead of the Aimm team, Dr. MacDonald has a particular interest in addressing system-level barriers and supports to immunization, especially in under-served populations. She is a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Applied Pediatric Immunization. As the mother of two young children, she feels passionate about promoting the health of families in Canada and worldwide.


Learn more about our research projects.

From practical immunization research to academic studies and collateral support materials—Aimm is a central place for up-to-date information.

News & Upcoming Events

A recent Faculty of Nursing profile describes the work of visiting scholar Dr. Umar Yunusa who researches ways to increase vaccine uptake in children. Dr. Yunusa is here from Nigeria to collaborate with the Aimm team.