Dr. Tyndall is new to the Department of Medicine, having been appointed Chief and Chair of the Infectious Diseases Division in November 2010.
Dr. Tyndall is an Infectious Diseases physician and researcher who has been working at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at the University of British Columbia since 1999. He was a Professor of Medicine at UBC and was the Head of the Infectious Diseases division at St. Paul‚Äôs Hospital. He is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in HIV prevention and care, particularly among people who use illicit drugs. He has been conducting a number of research projects in Vancouver, including epidemiologic studies of HIV and Hepatitis C transmission, antiretroviral access for injection drug users, health care utilization among marginalized populations, and the evaluation of the supervised injection site.
Dr. Tyndall completed his undergraduate training at the University of Waterloo, and received his Medical degree and Internal Medicine Residency training at McMaster University. He completed his Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of Manitoba that included four years of HIV-related research in Nairobi, Kenya. He then completed a Doctoral degree in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.
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