Wasifa Zarin

Position: Research Manager

Wasifa Zarin (MPH) is the research manager of the SPOR Evidence Alliance and is located at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. She holds a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. She has a strong interest in the science of evidence synthesis and its uptake in the decision-making process and has contributed to a range of knowledge products for decision-makers locally (Ontario Drug Policy Research Network), nationally (Health Canada), and internationally (World Health Organization).

Wasifa is responsible for the coordination and administrative operations of the SPOR Evidence Alliance’s central coordinating office including finance and budgeting, contract negotiations and management, communications and dissemination, and supporting the development and implementation of all SPOR Evidence Alliance activities.