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Gillian Booth

Senior Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program



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  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Pharmacology, Queen's University
  • BSc, Life Sciences, Queen's University

Research Focus

  • Endocrine and metabolic disorders
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health policy/reform
  • Environmental issues

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Endocrinologist, St. Michael's Hospital

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Canada Research Chair

    2020: Dr. Gillian Booth named Canada Research Chair in Policy Solutions for Diabetes Prevention and Management.

  • Foundation Scheme Live Pilot 1 Grant

    2015: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Booth for building healthier cities: a Canadian initiative to identify environmental solutions to curb obesity (The 'Healthy Cities, Healthier Lives' research program).

  • Mid-Career Investigator Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ontario

    2013 - 2017: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Booth over four years. Dr. Booth's research topic is "Population-based strategies for reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease due to diabetes."

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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