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Peter Austin

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cardiovascular Research Program


Tilley Creary, Research Adiministrative Assistant, 416-480-4055


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  • PhD, Mathematics, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Statistics, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Mathematics, University of Toronto
  • BSc, Mathematics, McGill University

Research Focus

  • Statistics and research methods
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Health services research

Other Affiliations

  • Full Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2017

    2017: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Clarivate Analytics as one the most highly cited researchers of 2017. This annual list identifies researchers who have published a high number of papers that rank within the top 1% of most-cited works in their field during its year of publication.

  • Thomson Reuters’ 2016 Highly Cited Researchers

    2016: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Thomson Reuters as one the most highly cited researchers of 2016. These reports rank among the top 1% most cited works for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association

    2016: Dr. Peter Austin was honoured by the ASA for his research in statistical methods for the analysis of observational data, particularly in the use of propensity score methods, as well as collaboration in clinical epidemiology and health services research.

Recent ICES Publications

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