Karen Tu

Senior Core Scientist

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

416-480-4055 Ext. 3871

Anouska Dias, Research Assistant, 416-480-4055 Ext. 7651


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  • MSc, Health Policy,Planning and Financing, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/London School of Economics
  • MD, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • Electronic medical records
  • Primary care/Clinical practice

Other Affiliations

  • Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Family Physician, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital Family Health Team

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Awards

    2013: Awarded to Drs. Larry W. Chambers, Lisa Dolovich, Lehana Thabane, Janusz Kaczorowski, Karen Tu; and Michael Paterson and for their work in developing the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). Designed to increase cardiovascular risk awareness at the community level, CHAP has demonstrated that primary prevention integrated with family physicians, community pharmacists, and community partners and volunteers can significantly reduce the burden of cardiovascular morbidity.

Recent ICES Publications

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