Marija Cemma

Marija Cemma is passionate about using science and policy to protect people and animals around the globe from deadly infectious diseases. She holds a Canadian Science Policy Fellowship, a fellowship that bridges scientists into federal policymaking, and an Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative Fellowship with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Marija earned her PhD from the University of Toronto in microbiology and completed a global health fellowship at the WHO in antimicrobial resistance. You can follow her on Twitter at @CemmaM. 

If you’re just testing your interest in population-level health or you’re a veteran public health-er, you may be a bit bewildered by the proliferation of the various “healths:” public health, global…

If you’re just testing your interest in population-level health or you’re a veteran public health-er, you may be a bit bewildered by the proliferation of the various “healths”: public health, global…

If you’re just testing your interest in population-level health or you’re a veteran public health-er, you may be a bit bewildered by the proliferation of the various “healths”: public health, global…

If you’re just testing your interest in population-level health or you’re a veteran public health-er, you may be a bit bewildered by the proliferation of the various “healths”: public health, global…

If you’re just testing your interest in population-level health or you’re a veteran public health-er, you may be a bit bewildered by the proliferation of the various “healths”: public health, global…

As I write this commentary, we’re seeing Zika infections in India, H1N9 in China, cholera in Somalia, to name just a few. These diseases do not only claim lives, they also disrupt social fabric and…

Last Saturday, the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to the man who took the autophagy field from marginal to mainstream: Yoshinori Ohsumi.

Unchecked, antimicrobial resistant infections are projected to kill some 10 million people around the world by 2050. And even countries with strong health systems are coming up short in their efforts…