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Leah Steele

Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Mental Health & Addictions Research Program



Contact Leah Steele


  • PhD, Clinical Epidemiology, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • MD, McMaster University
  • BA, University of Manitoba

Research Focus

  • Mental health and addictions
  • Access to health care
  • Primary care/Clinical practice
  • Equity in health care
  • Social determinants of health

Other Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Scientist, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Affiliate Scientist, Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) Career Scientist Award

    2005 - 2010: Awarded to Dr. Leah Steele for "Exploring, understanding and ameliorating socioeconomic disparities in ambulatory mental health service use".

Recent ICES Publications