Mark Tyndall

March 12, 2022

Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health

Dr. Mark Tyndall is a Professor at the UBC School of Population and Public Health. He is an infectious diseases specialist and epidemiologist with a focus on urban health, drug use and harm reduction. He was formerly the Executive Director of the BC Centre for Disease Control and the Deputy Provincial Health Officer. He is an author on over 280 peer-reviewed publications, and was co-lead investigator on the evaluation of Insite, North America’s first supervised injection site.  His current work includes innovative solutions to prevent overdoses and the adverse health outcomes of drug use. Dr. Tyndall is a strong advocate and leader for public health in Canada and has fostered a number of community-based collaborations that have led to health policy changes.