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Faculty Member

Stephen Wesley Hwang MD, MPH

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(416) 864-5991
Office Address
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital Centre for Urban Health Solutions 30 Bond Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
Centre for Urban Health Solutions, Scientist Profile: Dr. Stephen Hwang
Clinical Public Health Division
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • homelessness, housing, and health
  • marginalized populations
  • inner city health and urban health
  • health services research

Education & Training History

MPH (epidemiology), Harvard School of Public Health

MD, Johns Hopkins University

BA (biochemistry), Harvard University

Other Affiliations

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital

Honours & Awards

  • 2016 Robert Carr Award, Research team member, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO).
  • 2015 CSIM Dr. David Sackett Senior Investigator Award
  • 2013 Dr. Vincent J. Hughes Physician Humanitarian Award, St. Michael’s Hospital Medical Staff Association
  • 2008 Community-Based Research Award of Merit., Centre for Urban Health Initiatives and the Wellesley Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2002 CSIM Young Investigator Award, Canadian Society of Internal Medicine, Canada


  • Health Care Utilization among Homeless People
  • The Health and Housing in Transition (HHiT) Study: A Longitudinal Study of the Health of Homeless and Vulnerably Housed Adults in Vancouver, Toronto, and Ottawa
  • At Home Research Demonstration Project: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Housing First for Homeless People with Mental Illness

Representative Publications

Link to Pub Med