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Astrid Guttmann

Senior Core Scientist
Chief Science Officer

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Health System Planning & Evaluation Research Program

416-480-4055 Ext. 3783

Andrea Belisle, Coordinator, Science Office, 416-480-4055 Ext. 7735


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  • 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

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Physician Research Award for Scientific Accomplishment

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Astrid Guttmann by the SickKids Department of Paediatrics. This award recognizes a physician within 10−20 years of appointment at an academic health sciences centre who has generated impactful research in a field of study.

  • Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) Eugenie Stuart Award

    2016: Presented to Dr. Astrid Guttman. The award recognizes IHPME faculty who contribute to making health care better through outstanding teaching and mentoring.

  • CIHR Applied Chair in Child Health Policy and Services Research - Research Chair

    2012 - 2017: Awarded to Dr. Astrid Guttmann. Visit the CIHR website for more information.

Recent ICES Publications

Rural and urban disparities in the care of Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based study

Benchimol EI, Kuenzig ME, Bernstein CN, Nguyen GC, Guttmann A, Jones JL, Potter BK, Targownik LE, Catley CA, Nugent ZJ, Tanyingoh D, Mojaverian N, Underwood FE, Siddiq S, Otley AR, Bitton A, Carroll MW, deBruyn JC, Dummer TJB, El-MataryW, Griffiths AM, Jacobson K, Leddin D, Lix LM, Mack DR, Murthy SK, Peña-Sánchez JN, Singh H, Kaplan GG. Clin Epidemiol. 2018; 10:1613-26. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

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