ICES research programs

Research

ICES combines world-class research teams with health data to create objective, powerful insight on a variety of health service research topics relevant to Ontarians. By linking data from many sources, ICES researchers can obtain a comprehensive view of health and health care delivery. Research opportunities span a wide range of topics and disciplines, including: drug safety and effectiveness, health system performance, mental health and addictions, population health, primary care, surgery and transplantation as well as chronic diseases such as cardiovascular, kidney, respiratory or musculoskeletal issues, diabetes and cancer.

About ICES Research


Research Programs

Cancer Research Program

Cardiovascular Research Program

Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program

Health System Planning & Evaluation Research Program

Kidney, Dialysis & Transplantation Research Program

Mental Health & Addictions Research Program

Primary Care & Population Health Research Program


Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Slaight Family Foundation Grant

    2017: $1 million grant awarded to Dr. Janet Smylie to train health care personnel to overcome racial biases which can lead to health care delivery inequities. Read more about the grant.

  • DiverseCity Fellow

    2017: Dr. Maria Chiu selected by CivicAction as a DiverseCity Fellow of 2017. The DiverseCity Fellows are emerging leaders from various sectors who have made an impact in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows program provides opportunities for emerging leaders to further develop leadership and increase their impact.

  • Society of Graduates Literary Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Ruth Hall by the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. The SOG Award recognizes IHPME graduates who have demonstrated leadership and innovation in shaping the health care system. Dr. Hall received the award for the paper "Does the volume of ischemic stroke admissions relate to clinical outcomes in the Ontario stroke system?" published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.


Recent ICES Grants

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