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Ross Upshur

Senior Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Primary Care & Population Health Research Program

416-480-6100 Ext. 1691

Contact Ross Upshur



  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Member, College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • MSc, Epidemiology, University of Toronto
  • MD, McMaster University
  • MA, Philosophy, Queen's University
  • BA (Hons), Philosophy, University of Winnipeg

Research Focus

  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • Primary care/Clinical practice
  • Medical ethics

Other Affiliations

  • Canada Research Chair in Primary Care Research and Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Top 20 Pioneers in Family Medicine Research in Canada

    2015: Dr. Ross Upshur recognized by The College of Family Physicians of Canada for his research in public health and his use of a variety of research methodologies and approaches from a broad range of disciplines.

  • John Hastings Award for Excellence in Service to the University and the Community

    2008: Awarded to Dr. Ross Upshur by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

Recent ICES Publications