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Faculty Member

Gilla Shapiro MA(Cantab), MPP/MPA, PhD, CPsych

Email Address(es)
Office Address
Department of Supportive Care, Division of Psychosocial Oncology Princess Margaret Cancer Centre 610 University Ave Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C1
Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only
Currently Accepting Doctoral Students?

Research Interests

  • Health behaviour and decision making
  • Vaccine acceptance and uptake
  • Health equity
  • The social determinants of health
  • Psychosocial oncology
  • Mental health
  • Mixed methods
  • Psychometrics

Education & Training History

PhD – Clinical Psychology, McGill University (2018)

MPA – Master of Public Administration, London School of Economics and Political Science (2012)

MPP – Master of Public Policy, Hertie School of Governance (2011)

MA(Cantab) – Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge (2009)

Honours & Awards

2020       Alice Wilson Award, Royal Society of Canada

2018       Rising Star Award, CIHR Institute of Health Sciences and Policy Research

Other Affiliations

Psychologist – Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Research Lead – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access, Cancer Experience Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Assistant Professor –Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto