Congregate Care Setting Working Group Profile

Jennie Johnstone

MD, PhD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Dr. Johnstone is an Infectious Diseases Physician at UHN/Sinai Health and is the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) at Sinai Health. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Her research interests focus on prevention of healthcare associated infections and she has published more thanĀ 90 peer reviewed research articles in the field. She has been involved in the COVID-19 pandemic response locally as Medical Director at Sinai Health and as an IPAC Hub providing support to Congregate Care settings and through her roles as Vice Chair of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Advisory of IPAC, as Chair of the Ontario’s Provincial Expert Testing Strategy Panel, and as Chair of the Toronto Region IPAC Hub Coordination Table.