Here are examples of recently awarded research projects which demonstrate the global impact of our public health research.

CANadian Urban Environmental (CANUE) Health Research Consortium

$4,165,000. PI: Jeffrey Brook. Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).


Implementing models of primary healthcare for older adults with complex needs

$2,499,938. PI: Walter Wodchis. Funder: CIHR.


RETRAC2: Research on Commercial Tobacco Reduction in Aboriginal Communities

$1,765,614. PI: Robert Schwartz. Funder: CIHR.

Read more about RETRAC2

Population health analytics in action: Improving impact, sustainability & equity of the health care system

$1,155,257. PI: Laura Rosella. Funder: CIHR

Read about Laura’s research on poverty

Evaluating a population-based HIV treatment as prevention intervention in Kenya

$925,000. PI: Paula Braitstein. Funder: CIHR.

Read about Paula’s research on street youth

Blockbuster Diagnostics? The political economy of diagnostic innovation in comparative perspective

$894,464. PI: Fiona Miller. Funder: CIHR.


CTRAC: Commercial Tobacco Reduction in Aboriginal Communities

$844,700. PI: Robert Schwartz. Funder: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

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The Network for Better Access and Care for Complex Needs (BEACCON)

$500,000. PI: Geoff Anderson. Funder: CIHR.

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An intervention study on the effectiveness of the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) advice in a panel of patients

$408,512. PI: Jeffrey Brook. Funder: Health Canada.


The Invisible Workforce: The Critical Role of Health Support Workers in Caring for Older Canadians

$345,635. PI: Whitney Berta. Funder: CIHR.

ENRICH: Enhancing Nutrition seRvices to Improve maternal and Child Health in Africa and Asia

$309,978. PI: Daniel Sellen. Funder: World Vision.

HIV infection in African-and Caribbean-Canadians since their arrival in Canada

$282,920. PI: Liviana Calzavara. Funder: The Ontario HIV Treatment Network.

Investigation of Exposure to Flame Retardants among Electronic Waste Recycling Workers

$170,396. PI: Victoria Arrandale. Funder: Ontario Ministry of Labour.