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Karen Okrainec

Adjunct Scientist ICES Central Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program


Karen Okrainec is an adjunct scientist at ICES, a staff physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine at University Health Network, and an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She completed post-graduate training in epidemiology and biostatistics and recently completed a CIHR funded post-doctoral fellowship at ICES. Her research focuses on studying the impact of health disparities among individuals with chronic diseases on health outcomes and health-care utilization.

  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine, McGill University
  • MD, University of Ottawa
  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University
  • Equity in healthcare
  • Patient experience
  • Care transitions
  • Health services research
  • Staff Physician, General Internal Medicine, University Health Network
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute

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