Monika Kastner

Degrees, Title/Position:
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Research Chair, Knowledge Translation (KT) and Implementation, North York General Hospital
Affiliate Scientist, KT Program at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital,

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Co-Investigator- Knowledge Translation

Description:

Monika Kastner is the Research Chair in Knowledge Translation (KT) and Implementation at North York General Hospital, an Affiliate Scientist with the KT Program at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, and Assistant Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) as well as through the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) at the University of Toronto. Monika’s research interests and goals are to make a positive impact on the health of vulnerable populations with the use of innovative eHealth technologies and to advance the science and practice of KT and health services research. Monika is the recipient of the CIHR New Investigator Award and the Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science in recognition of her work on the KeepWell initiative (funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and the CIHR), which involves creating and implementing a unique mHealth application that empowers older adults and their providers to optimize multimorbidity management.

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