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Astrid Guttmann

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)
Chief Science Officer

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Recent ICES Publications

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