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David Alter

Senior Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cardiovascular Research Program

416-597-3422 Ext. 5223

Priscilla Gonsalves, Research Administrative Assistant, 416-597-3422 Ext. 5223


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  • PhD, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Cardiovascular disorders

Other Affiliations

  • Research Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Program, KITE Research Institute, University Health Network
  • Staff Cardiologist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute/University Health Network
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Adjunct Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

Recent ICES Publications

Association of neighborhood-level material deprivation with atrial fibrillation care in a single-payer health care system: a population-based cohort study

Abdel-Qadir H, Akioyamen LE, Fang J, Pang A, Ha ACT, Jackevicius CA, Alter DA, Austin PC, Atzema CL, Bhatia RS, Booth GL, Johnston S, Dhalla I, Kapral MK, Krumholz HM, McNaughton CD, Roifman I, Tu K, Udell JA, Wijeysundera HC, Ko DT, Schull MJ. Lee DS. Circulation. 2022; 146(3):159-71. Epub 2022 Jun 9. DOI:

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