Rick Glazier

Senior Core Scientist
Program Lead

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Primary Care & Population Health Research Program

416-480-4055 Ext. 3883

Jake Guanzhang, Research Administrative Assistant, 416-480-6100 Ext. 89342


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  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
  • MD, University of Western Ontario

Research Focus

  • Primary care/Clinical practice
  • Access to health care
  • Equity in health care
  • Social determinants of health
  • Chronic diseases and conditions

Other Affiliations

  • Scientist, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Core Scientist, Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Family Physician and Research Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Professor, Departments of Family and Community Medicine Dalla Lana School of Public Health (cross-appointment), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Research Scholar, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Top 20 Pioneers in Family Medicine Research in Canada

    2015: Dr. Rick Glazier recognized by The College of Family Physicians of Canada for his work using health administrative data at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).

  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

    2014: Dr. Rick Glazier named 2014 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Election to fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours in the Canadian health sciences community.

  • Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Medicine Research

    2011/2012: Awarded to Dr. Rick Glazier by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto for his research focused on health equity at the levels of population health, clinical care, healthy neighbourhoods, and health systems. The impact of his work has included bylaw and zoning changes in Peel Region with the goal of building healthier communities and participating at the highest levels in the evaluation and reform of primary health care policy in Ontario.

Recent ICES Publications

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