Hasina Samji

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Email: hsamji@sfu.ca
  • Tel: 778-782-3440
  • Office: BLU 11506
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  • B.A. in Human Biology, Brown University
  • M.Sc. in Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Dr. Hasina Samji is an infectious disease epidemiologist. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she also undertook Masters’ training. She has worked with a number of local and national organizations, including the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, and the BC Centre for Disease Control.

Her research examines barriers to access to care for marginalized populations. She received a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Association for HIV Research in 2011 and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2015. She joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2015 as a Lecturer.

Research Interests

Epidemiology; biostatistics; infectious diseases; implementation science methods; marginalized populations; health services provision; global health; health innovation.

Teaching Interests

I am interested in providing students with the necessary quantitative skills in epidemiology and biostatistics to operate in academic and applied public health environments.

Publications and Activities

Visit Hasina Samji's publications here.