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Stephen Hwang

Senior Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Populations & Public Health Research Program



Contact Stephen Hwang


  • MPH, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BA, Biochemistry, Harvard University

Research Focus

  • Social determinants of health
  • Access to health care
  • Equity in health care

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Director, Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Staff Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, St, Michael's Hospital

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Dr. David Sackett Senior Investigator Award

    2015: Awarded to Dr. Stephen Hwang by the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM) for excellence in research by a senior Canadian general internist.

  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

    2014: Dr. Stephen Hwang 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.

  • Chair in Housing, Homelessness and Health at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto

    2013: Dr. Stephen Hwang was appointed the inaugural chair for a five-year term. The chair is believed to be the first research chair in the world designated to study the health of homeless and vulnerably housed people.

Recent ICES Publications