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Astrid Guttmann

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)
Chief Science Officer (on leave)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Life Stage Research Program



Contact Astrid Guttmann


  • MSc, Epidemiology, McMaster University
  • MDCM, Medicine, McGill University
  • MSc, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Oxford University
  • BA, Philosophy and Theology, Oxford University
  • BA, European History and Literature, Harvard University

Research Focus

  • Pediatric health
  • Health policy/reform
  • Health care quality

Other Affiliations

  • Staff Paediatrician, Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children
  • Professor, Paediatrics, cross appointment Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Senior Scientist, SickKids Research Institute
  • Co-Director, Leong Centre for Healthy Children

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Tier 1 Canada Research Chair

    2022: Dr. Astrid Guttmann awarded Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Applied Child Health Services and Policy.

  • Medal of Honour

    2021: Awarded to Dr. Astrid Guttmann by the Health Research Foundation. The award recognizes Dr. Guttmann’s leadership and dedication to improving child and youth health through population-based research on health program and policy performance. Read more.

  • Geoffrey C. Robinson Award

    2021; Awarded to Dr. Astrid Guttmann by the Canadian Pediatric Society. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to child and youth health through population health or health services research.

Recent ICES Publications

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