Traore, Aicha N., MD, MSc
CHARMS Epidemiologist & Data Analyst
Aicha earned her Doctorate of Medicine from Abidjan University Medical School (Ivory Coast) in 2002. She served at the
National Blood Transfusion Service of her home country, Ivory Coast from 2002 to 2004 in a variety of roles including Consultant Physician and Biologist
Assistant. She was involved in the recruitment and screening of volunteer blood donors and the counselling of patients with sickle cell disease and
In 2006, Aicha graduated from Laval University in Quebec with a Master of Science in Epidemiology. She served as an
Epidemiologist Associate with Hema-Quebec, Quebec from September 2005 to June 2006.
Aicha was hired by the McMaster Transfusion Research Program in November 2006 as a Research Assistant then promoted to an
epidemiologist position. In this position she has incorporated her multi facet skills working on projects involving research design, data validation and
analysis, giving oral presentations at national and international meetings and has been involved in developing project reports and manuscript.
In 2009, Aicha was hired as the Epidemiologist/Data Analyst of CHARMS (Canadian Hemophilia Assessment & Resource Management
System) national database (CentrePoint) owned by AHCDC. Aicha has presented CHARMS data at national and international meetings/conferences and
published in scientific journals.
Aicha is fluent in both English and French.