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ICE Team

This CIHR Team is a collaborative network, supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institutes of Gender and Health and of Aging. Learn more about each of the members of our team including our:

Team Leaders

Paula Rochon

Paula Rochon, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Senior Scientist, Women's College Research Institute
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Adverse Drug Reactions

 

Geoffrey M. Anderson

Geoffrey M. Anderson, MD, PhD
Chair in Health Management Strategies
Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Health Policy
  • Hospital Report Cards
  • Quality Improvement

Team Investigators

Chaim Bell

Chaim Bell, MD, PhD, FRCPC
St. Michael's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Continuity of Care
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Quality of Care

 

Arlene Bierman

Arlene Bierman, MD, MS
Senior Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
Ontario Women’s Health Council Chair in Women's Health, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Women's health
  • Quality indicators

 

Susan E. Bronskill

Susan E. Bronskill, PhD
Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Health Services Research
  • Health Outcome Measurement
  • Research Methods

 

Sudeep S. Gill

Sudeep S. Gill, MD, MSc, FRCPC
St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Queen’s University

Expertise

  • Dementia

 

Carol Greenwood

Carol Greenwood, MSc, PhD
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest

Expertise

  • Nutrition in Nursing Homes
  • Nutrition in Dementia

 

Michael Hillmer

Michael Hillmer, MSc, PhD
University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Clinical Epidemiology

 

Ann Tourangeau

Ann Tourangeau, RN, PhD
Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Work Environments
  • Outcomes of Care

International Collaborators

Jerry Gurwitz

Jerry Gurwitz, MD
Meyers Primary Care Institute
Professor, University of Massachusetts

Expertise

  • Drug Prescribing and Utilization Patterns
  • Adverse Drug Events
  • Clinical Decision-Making in the Elderly Patient Population
  • Quality Improvement

 

Sharon-Lise Normand

Sharon-Lise Normand, PhD
Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health
Professor of Health Care Policy (Biostatistics)

Expertise

  • Research Methods
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Causal Inference
  • Hospital and Physician Performance Assessments

 

Madhuri Reddy

Madhuri Reddy, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Director, Community Living Center, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Director, Wound Healing Program, Hebrew Senior Life, Boston, MA

Expertise

  • Chronic Wounds
  • Pressure Ulcers

National Collaborators

Nicole Anderson

Nicole Anderson, PhD, CPsych
Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Toronto
Scientist, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest

Expertise

  • Memory Assessment

 

Deirdre R. Dawson

Deirdre R. Dawson, PhD, OT Reg. (ON)
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto Scientist, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest

Expertise

  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Practical Measurement

 

Nathan Herrmann

Nathan Herrmann, MD, FRCPC
Head, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Mental Health
  • Dementia

 

 

Monica Lee, MSc, BScPhm
Clinical Coordinator, Research Pharmacist
Kunin Lunenefeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest

Expertise

  • Nursing Home Clinical Pharmacy

 

 

Philip Lee, MD, FRCPC
St. Paul's Hospital
Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

Expertise

  • Behavioural Neurology

 

Lorraine Lipscombe

Lorraine Lipscombe, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Research Scientist, WCRI Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Diabetes

 

Connie Marras

Connie Marras, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Toronto Western Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Parkinson’s Disease and other Movement Disorders

 

Ken I. Shulman

Ken I. Shulman, MD, SM, FRCPC
Chief, Neurosciences Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Mental Health
  • Bipolar Disorder

 

Laura Wagner

Laura Wagner, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Scientist, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest

Expertise

  • Resident Safety

 

Andrea Gruneir

Andrea Gruneir, PhD
Scientist, Women's College Research Institute

Expertise

  • Epidemiology
  • Research Methods

 

Walter Wodchis

Walter Wodchis, MA, MAE, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Expertise

  • Health Management & Policy
  • Health Outcome Measurement

Trainees

Dallas Seitz

Dallas Seitz, MD, FRCPC
Psychiatrist
Assistant Professor, Queen's University

Expertise

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology

 

CIHRThis research is sponsored by:

  The Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Institute of Gender and Health & Institute of Aging.

 

 

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Phone: 416-351-3732 x2129
Fax: 416-351-3746


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