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Simone Vigod

Adjunct Scientist

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

416-323-6400 Ext. 4080


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  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • FRCPC, Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • BSc, Psychology, McGill University

Research Focus

  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Women's health

Other Affiliations

  • Scientist, Women's College Research Institute
  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Staff Psychiatrist, Women's College Hospital

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Shirley A. Brown Memorial Chair in Women’s Mental Health Research

    2018: Dr. Simone Vigod appointed for a five year term. The chair is based at Women’s College Hospital (WCH), in collaboration with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) at the University of Toronto.

  • Innovation Fund Award for Mental Health and Geriatric Care

    2016: Awarded to Dr. Simone Vigod by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ontario Medical Association at the Innovation Fund Showcase. Dr. Vigod received the award for her tool to identify psychiatric inpatients at risk for early rehospitalisation, called READMIT.

  • CIHR New Investigator Award

    2015: Awarded to Dr. Simone Vigod for epidemiology and treatment of maternal mental illness. Dr. Vigod’s research will aim to optimize care for mothers with mental illness and improve maternal and child outcomes.

Recent ICES Publications

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