Dr. Megan Landes is a clinical investigator and associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the University of Toronto. Additionally, she is an attending physician in the University Health Network, and a member of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians and the Ontario Medical Association. She also holds numerous administrative roles; she is a strategic director of the Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration in Emergency Medicine, a member of the Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration Governance Committee, and Director of the Global Health Emergency (GHEM) Group in the University of Toronto.
Dr. Landes received her Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science from McMaster University, then completed her Medical Degree at McGill University. She earned her Master of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research in the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
She specializes in operational research around the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Further, Dr. Landes is expanding access to HIV testing in Ontario through suspected high prevalence emergency departments. To illustrate, she is currently leading a consortium of three Ontario hospitals in implementing rapid/point-of-care HIV testing in their emergency departments (FAST HIV: Feasible, Accessible, Standard Testing for HIV in the Emergency Department).