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Jennifer Watt

Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Life Stage Research Program



Contact Jennifer Watt



  • PhD, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research, University of Toronto
  • FRCPC, Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Ottawa
  • BSc, Biomedical Science, University of Ottawa

Research Focus

  • Elderly
  • Systemic review/meta-analysis
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Drug safety
  • Adverse drug effects
  • Geriatrics and aging

Other Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Geriatrician, St. Michael's Hospital

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Outstanding Junior Research Manuscript Award

    2021: Awarded to Dr. Jennifer Watt by the American Geriatrics Society for the paper “Comparative efficacy of interventions for aggressive and agitated behaviors in dementia.”

  • CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research Rising Star Award

    2019: Awarded to Dr. Jennifer Watt for the paper "Comparative risk of harm associated with trazodone or atypical antipsychotic use in older adults with dementia: a retrospective cohort study."

  • Thomas & Edna Naylor Memorial Award

    2019: Awarded to Dr. Jennifer Watt for the best paper based on thesis in health services and health care research at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation.

Recent ICES Publications