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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

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