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Astrid Guttmann

Senior Core Scientist
Chief Science Officer

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Life Stage Research Program

416-480-4055 Ext. 3783

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


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

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

Health services use among children diagnosed with medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency through newborn screening: a cohort study in Ontario, Canada

Karaceper MD, Khangura SD, Wilson K, Coyle D, Brownell M, Davies C, Dodds L, Feigenbaum A, Fell DB, Grosse SD, Guttmann A, Hawken S, Hayeems RZ, Kronick JB, Laberge AM, Little J, Mhanni A, Mitchell JJ, Nakhla M, Potter M, Prasad C, Rockman-Greenberg C, Sparkes R, Stockler S, Ueda K, Vallance H, Wilson BJ, Chakraborty P, Potter BK; Canadian Inherited Metabolic Diseases Research Network (CIMDRN). Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2019; 14:70. Epub 2019 Mar 22. DOI: 10.1186/s13023-019-1001-0.

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