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Peter Austin

Senior Core Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cardiovascular Research Program


Cecilia Barnes, Research Adiministrative Assistant, 416-480-4055 Ext. 6903


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  • PhD, Mathematics, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Statistics, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Mathematics, University of Toronto
  • BSc, Mathematics, McGill University

Research Focus

  • Statistics and research methods
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Health services research

Other Affiliations

  • Full Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Thomson Reuters’ 2016 Highly Cited Researchers

    2016: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Thomson Reuters as one the most highly cited researchers of 2016. These reports rank among the top 1% most cited works for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association

    2016: Dr. Peter Austin was honoured by the ASA for his research in statistical methods for the analysis of observational data, particularly in the use of propensity score methods, as well as collaboration in clinical epidemiology and health services research.

  • Thomson Reuters’ list of “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015”

    2016: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Thomson Reuters as one the "World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015." This annual list names researchers whose published work is among the most-cited within the global scientific community, according to data analyzed by Thomson Reuters.

Recent ICES Publications

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