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Lori Ferris

Affiliate Scientist ICES Central Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program


Dr. Ferris has been with ICES since 1993, has been a senior scientist since 1995 and affiliate scientist since 2018. Dr. Ferris brings a wealth of experience to her health research, consulting and teaching. Her primary appointment is as a professor in the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health at the University of Toronto where she has tenure. In addition to her research and teaching, is the associate vice-president for research, oversight and compliance at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ferris currently chairs the World Association of Medical Editors' (WAME) Ethics and Policy Committee. Dr. Ferris is also on the editorial board for Medicine and Law; International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; and Risk Management in Canadian Healthcare.

  • LLM, Administrative Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University.
  • LLM, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
  • CPsych, License to Practice Psychology in the Province of Ontario
  • PhD, Applied Psychology, University of Toronto
  • MA, Social and Community Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • BA, Honors Psychology, York University
  • Health policy/reform
  • Medical ethics
  • Health law and legislation
  • Health information privacy
  • Professor, Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance, University of Toronto

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