Allen O'Brien

Infectious Disease Epidemiologist

Alberta Health

I am an epidemiologist working at the Ministry of Health in Alberta, Canada. I have a background in infectious disease and have long nurtured an interest in statistics, programming, and data science. I am using this site to catalog topics of interest to me and hopefully others too!


  • Infectious disease
  • Bayesian methods
  • Data visualizations
  • Programming


  • MSc in Control of Infectious Disease, 2014

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • BSc with specialization in Immunology and Infection, 2013

    University of Alberta