Geoffrey Anderson

Degrees, Title/Position:
MD (University of Ottawa)
PhD (RAND Graduate School)
MSc (University of Toronto)
Professor & Chair in Health Management Strategies, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Cross Appointment, School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto
Lead, Health System Planning and Evaluation Program, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Research Lead, BeACCon {Better Access and Care for Complex Needs), SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Digital Health


Geoff’s professional interests include clinical effectiveness, health services outcome and evaluation, health services organization and management, knowledge transfer, acute pre-hospital and emergency care, community and home care, and the health care system. His research focuses on reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations, applying measures of access and outcomes at a national level, techniques to improve prescription drug utilization, outcomes of hospital staffing, maternity care guideline implementation demonstration, and improved techniques for analyzing cesarean section rates.

Geoff has been involved in health services research for over 20 years and has extensive experience in the use of administrative data and in observational research methods. His research has been funded by provincial and national research agencies and he has published extensively. He plays a leadership role in IHPME’s graduate education program and is actively involved in supervision and mentorship of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

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