Dr. Anna Majury received her DVM from the University of Guelph and a MSc in Veterinary Immunology and 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 working for Public Health Ontario, overseeing the Eastern Ontario Region. 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. Dr. Majury also trained as a Federal Field Epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is also Co-Chair of the Canadian Drinking Water Working Group, and a member of the Water Food Safety Enterics Network, under CPHLN, and on the advisory council for the Water Research Center at Queen's University. She is currently an assistant professor within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, at Queen's University and a proud member of Veterinarians Without Borders and Public Health Veterinary Outreach. Her interests and expertise are within the areas of respiratory viral infections, pandemic influenza, environmental microbiology, epidemiology, zoonotic diseases and public health.