ICES UofT is an expansion site of ICES located on the campus of the University of Toronto (U of T). The construction of the ICES UofT site and its operating budget are funded by nine partner organizations. The nine partners include academic departments of U of T, hospital-based research units and government agencies that employ researchers who are U of T faculty. Under the terms of signed agreements, these partner organizations, through their U of T faculty, have been given access to ICES data at the ICES UofT site in order to carry out research projects in accordance with ICES’ mandate, and policies, and research priorities.
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Principal investigator: Colantonio A
National Institutes of Health,
Co-investigators: Chan V, Escobar M, Mollayeva T
2016-2018; USD $296,973
Principal investigators: Steele GC, Upshur R, Wodchis W
Canadian Institutes of Health Research,
Co-investigators: Cott C, Fairclough L, Heydon A, Kuluski K, McKinstry B, Mercer S, Palen T, Ramsay T, Thavorn K
Principal investigator: Chan A-W
Canadian Dermatology Foundation,
Co-investigators: Austin P, Rochon P
collaborations and partnerships
Each of our nine partner organizations employs an Appointed Analyst who works on projects for their home institution using ICES data holdings. ICES UofT was built on the premises of the University of Toronto to provide a new resource for training graduate students for careers in health services and policy research.
These nine partner organizations are:
Brian MacMahon Early Career Epidemiologist Award
2017: Awarded to Dr. Laura Rosella by the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). This annual award acknowledges early career epidemiologists who have made significant contributions to epidemiology through research, teaching, mentoring or service.
Innovation Fund Award for Mental Health and Geriatric Care
2016: Awarded to Dr. Simone Vigod by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ontario Medical Association at the Innovation Fund Showcase. Dr. Vigod received the award for her tool to identify psychiatric inpatients at risk for early rehospitalisation, called READMIT.