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Jeff Kwong

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)
Program Lead

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



Contact Jeff Kwong



  • FRCPC, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Epidemiology, University of Toronto
  • CCFP, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • BSc, Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

Research Focus

  • Immunization
  • Infectious diseases
  • Primary care/Clinical practice

Other Affiliations

  • Scientist, Public Health Ontario
  • Family Physician, Toronto Western Family Health Team
  • Associate Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Professor and Clinician Scientist, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • CIHR New Investigator Award

    2013 - 2018: Awarded to Dr. Jeff Kwong

  • CIHR New Investigator Prize of Excellence in Research on Aging

    2013 - 2014: Awarded to Dr. Jeff Kwong for "Epidemiologic Advances using Linked Data (IDEAL-Data)"

  • Award for Research Excellence, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

    2011-2012: Awarded to Dr. Jeff Kwong.

Recent ICES Publications

Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 covid-19 vaccines against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection and severe covid-19 outcomes in Ontario, Canada: test negative design study

Chung H, He S, Nasreen S, Sundaram ME, Buchan SA, Wilson SE, Chen B, Calzavara A, Fell DB, Austin PC, Wilson K, Schwartz KL, Brown KA, Gubbay JB, Basta NE, Mahmud SM, Righolt CH, Svenson LW, MacDonald SE, Janjua NZ, Tadrous M, Kwong JC; on behalf of the Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Provincial Collaborative Network (PCN) Investigators. BMJ. 2021; 374:n1943. Epub 2021 Aug 20. DOI: doi: 

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