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Kate Nelson

Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Life Stage Research Program

416-813-7654 Ext. 309412

Sabrina Jeffs, Administrative Assistant, 416-813-7654 Ext. 224637


Contact Kate Nelson


  • PhD, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Palliative Care, Children's Hospital Boston
  • MD, Harvard University
  • BA, English, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • BSc, Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia

Research Focus

  • End of life/palliative care
  • Pediatric care
  • Children and youth

Other Affiliations

  • Staff Physician, Hospital for Sick Children
  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Scientist-track Researcher, SickKids Research Institute

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Andrew Sass-Kortsak Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Kate Nelson. The award is given annually to the most outstanding young scientist in training at a post MD/PhD level at The Hospital for Sick Children based on publications, research projects and contributions to their programs.

  • Claire Bombardier Award

    2016: Platinum level awarded to Dr. Kate Nelson. This award is given to outstanding students at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto whose field of research is clinical epidemiology and health care research.

Recent ICES Publications