Women's College Research Institute

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Our researchers' work is deeply enmeshed in the clinical programs at Women's College Hospital, and we have world-renowned expertise in hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, diabetes, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, HIV, health services analysis, and the relationships between mental health, addiction and gender-based violence. Our faculty combines academic researchers and research-engaged clinicians in a dynamic process to improve women's care and create innovative health-care solutions for all.



Mohammad Akbari
Sacha Bhatia
Onil Bhattacharyya
An-Wen Chan
Catherine Classen
Janice Du Mont
Sheila Dunn
Lihi Eder
Ophira Ginsburg
Paula Harvey
Gillian Hawker
Noah Ivers
Joanne Kotsopoulos
Iliana Lega
Lorraine Lipscombe
Mona Loutfy
Owen Lyons
Robin Mason
Lisa McCarthy
Steven Narod
Paula Rochon, Vice-President, Research
John Semple
Jay Shaw
Valerie Taylor
Jacob Udell
Simone Vigod


Adjunct Scientists

Izzeldin Abuelaish
Geoffrey Anderson
Tony Antoniou
Anita Benoit
Cornelia (Cory) Borkhoff
Susan Bronskill
Hilary Brown
Shannon Dunn
Gillian Einstein
Eleanor Fish
Sophie Grigoriadis
Andrea Gruneir
Eva Grunfeld
Susan Jaglal
Ava John-Baptiste
Carmen Logie
Kelly Metcalfe
Lori Ross
Leonardo Salmena
Lena Serghides
Mark Yudin

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  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto
  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)