Jessica Hopkins

MD, MHSc, CCFP, FRCPC, FCFP

Deputy Chief, Health Protection, Public Health Ontario Assistant Professor (part-time), Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University Adjunct Lecturer, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Dr. Jessica Hopkins is the Deputy Chief, Health Protection, Medical and System Support at Public Health Ontario (PHO) and provides leadership to PHO’s infection prevention and control Regional Support and Research, Evaluation and CQI Support Teams, and physicians in the areas of communicable diseases, emergency preparedness and response, and infection prevention and control.

Dr. Hopkins has 10 years of experience in local public health and previously worked as the Medical Officer of Health for Peel Region, and as an Associate Medical Officer of Health In Hamilton and Niagara Region. She works as a family doctor and is an Assistant Professor (part-time) with the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University and Adjunct Lecturer with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Dr. Hopkins obtained her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Western Ontario and her Master of Health Science from the University of Toronto in the field of Community Health and Epidemiology. She completed residencies in Family Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine at McMaster University.