Celia Laur, PHD, MSc, FHEA

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Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute
Assistant Professor (status), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto

Celia Laur, PHD, MSc, FHEA's Twitter Handle: @Celia_Laur
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As an implementation scientist and health services researcher, Dr. Laur strives to progress the field of transforming research findings into practical applications within clinical settings, aiming to benefit both patients and the general public.

Her focus on how to sustain, spread and scale effective interventions supports the Office of Spread and Scale in achieving their aim of amplifying and sustaining successful models of care and innovative programs. Throughout her work, she applies a breadth of methodological skills across health disciplines and care settings, while working in partnership with clinicians, lived experience advisors, and health system decision makers.

PhD, Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee

MSc Public Health Nutrition, University of Southampton

BSc Integrated Science, Health Sciences, Carleton University

  • Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award (2017-2019)
  • Governor General’s Gold Medal (Finalist) (2019)
  • Canadian Association of Graduate Students ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award (2019)
  • Patient-Oriented Research Intercentre Trainee Internship, Diabetes Action Canada (2019-2020)
  • Postdoctoral CIHR Health System Impact Fellow (2019-2021)

  • Sustainability
  • Implementation Science
  • Spread and Scale
  • Health System Solutions
  • Qualitative Methods