Women's College Research Institute

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Susan Bronskill, PhD

Adjunct Scientist, Women's College Research Institute
Senior Scientist & Program Lead, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Susan Bronskill, PhD, directs her research towards improving quality of care, health services utilization and health care outcomes for older adults  including persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, women, and those who are frail. She makes use of administrative databases and other data sources to study transitions between health care sectors. An additional focus of her research is medication use in community and long-term care settings. Dr. Bronskill has a strong record of funding from federal agencies including a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award in the Area of Aging.

Select Awards

  • New Investigator Award in the Area of Aging, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2009-2014)


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PhD, Health Policy, Harvard University, 2001

MSc, Health Administration, University of Toronto, 1996

BSc, Economics, University of Toronto, 1993

Areas of Interest


Health services research

Older women’s health

Dementia, drug utilization

Quality of care

  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto

  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)