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Gillian Hawker

Senior Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES UofT
  • Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program



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  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto
  • Fellowship, Arthritis Society of Canada, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
  • Access to health care
  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • Outcomes research

Other Affiliations

  • Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • F.M. Hill Chair in Academic Women's Medicine, Women's College Hospital
  • Senior Scientist, Women's College Research Institute
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • May Cohen Award for Women Mentors

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Hawker. The award is presented by the Canadian Medical Association to a woman physician who has demonstrated outstanding mentoring.

  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

    2014: Dr. Gillian Hawker named 2014 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Election to fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours in the Canadian health sciences community.

  • Arthritis Society of Canada Queens Jubilee Medal

    2013: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Hawker for her contributions to osteoarthritis research.

Recent ICES Publications