Mabel Carabali

Mabel Carabali
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Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Occupational Health

2001 McGill College Avenue | Suite 1263 Montréal, Québec, Canada (H3A 1G1)

Email address: 
mabel.carabali [at]

Dr. Mabel Carabali obtained her medical degree from the Universidad Libre in Colombia, a PhD in epidemiology from McGill University and did her postdoctoral training at the Social Epidemiology Lab at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Carabali held a position as Assistant Professor at Université de Montréal and has more than 14 years of experience in international epidemiological and biomedical research of infectious diseases and social epidemiology. Dr. Carabali is a social and infectious diseases epidemiologist and her current research focuses on assessing the effect of underreporting and misclassification of the outcome and socioeconomic exposures in infectious diseases; and the expansion of statistical methods for the study and understanding of intersectionality. Other projects include fever surveillance studies for emergent pathogens in Latin America, the analysis of social determinants and socioeconomic disparities for different outcomes in urban settings of the Pan-American region, and racial inequalities and spatiotemporal distribution of police fatal encounters in the US. Dr. Carabali is also an Associate Editor at PLosNeglected Tropical Diseases (PLos NTD).


Areas of expertise: 

Development and application of epidemiologic methods or methodological approaches to account for measurement error to improve the use of surveillance data, methods to assess health inequalities including decomposition and mediation analyses, and Bayesian spatiotemporal analyses in the context of infectious diseases, and social determinants of health and health disparities.

Assistant Professors
Research areas: 
Epidemiologic Methods
Global Health
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Social Epidemiology
Areas of interest: 

Epidemiologic Methods, Global Health, Social Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Surveillance Data, Data Synthesis

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