Dr. Fell's research focuses on fetal and infant population health. In recent years, her primary emphasis has been on influenza disease and influenza immunization during pregnancy and the relationship with birth outcomes.
Dr. Fell earned her doctorate in epidemiology at McGill University. She is appointed as a scientist in the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and an assistant professor in the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Fell has worked in perinatal research, epidemiology, and surveillance for more than 15 years and has extensive experience with the provincial birth registry in Ontario (BORN Ontario) and with large health administrative datasets for perinatal and pediatric epidemiologic research.